Disney to Acquire Hungama TV

The Walt Disney Co. has announced plans to acquire leading Indian children’s television channel Hungama TV. The move is part of the Mouse’s efforts to establish a greater ... Continue Reading →

4Kids TV Adds Four, Goes On Demand

Four new series are scheduled to join the lineup for the 5th season of 4Kids TV, 4Kids Ent.’s four-hour Saturday morning programming block on the FOX network. New shows Teenage ... Continue Reading →

Turner to Set Up New London Toon Shop

Turner Broadcasting Europe will set up a new animation studio in London’s Soho district next year. According to various trade reports, this multi-million production arm is the ... Continue Reading →

Corpse, Kong, Scanner Up for Spike’s Scream Awards

Spike TV has named Warner Bros.’ Corpse Bride, Universal’s King Kong and Warner Independent Pictures’ A Scanner Darkly among the nominees for its first annual Scream ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Forges Iron Man Toon

Marvel Comics’ Iron Man will be the latest superhero to get his own cartoon TV series, according to Daily Variety. The announcement was made during a party at the San Diego Comic-Con ... Continue Reading →

Grammer, Toon Artists Get Emmys

Actor Kelsey Grammer and a handful of Cartoon Network animation artists will be among the creative talents receiving Emmy Awards this year. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences ... Continue Reading →

Corus Unveils ’06/’07 Lineup

Canadian children’s programming powerhouse Corus Ent. today announced new animated shows joining its 2006/2007 fall schedules on YTV, Treehouse and Discovery Kids Canada. Ruby ... Continue Reading →

BBC, CCI Producing DinoSapien

BBC Worldwide and CCI Ent. have begun production on DinoSapien, a tween-targeted adventure series produced in association with Discovery Kids and CBBC. Slated to air next spring, the ... Continue Reading →

Astral, Corus Hungry for More of Teletoon Pie

Montreal-based Astral and Toronto’s Corus Entertainment Inc. announced on Thursday that they will buy the remaining 20 percent of the Teletoon Network that they didn’t already ... Continue Reading →

TVN Sprouts VOD Deal with PBS KIDS

TVN Entertainment Corp. and PBS KIDS Sprout have extended their partnership with a new Video On Demand agreement. Under the new deal, TVN will provide distribution and asset management ... Continue Reading →