Decode Merges with Halifax Film

Decode Ent. is going public by teaming with independent Canadian entertainment company The Halifax Film Co. to launch DHX Media. While both companies will retain their individual identities ... Continue Reading →

Superman Marathon to Fly on Boomerang

As anticipation builds for the June 30 big-screen release of Warner Bros. Superman Returns, cable cartoon net Boomerang is muscling in on the action with a 24-hour, commercial-free ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Ventures Into Distribution

Aardman Animations, the toon studio behind the Academy Award-winning Wallace & Gromit short films and feature, is making its foray into distribution with the formation of Aardman ... Continue Reading →

New Zealand Getting MTV, Nick Channels

MTV Networks Asia Pacific today announced plans to launch MTV and Nickelodeon channels customised for young viewers in New Zealand. Featuring local productions and New Zealand presenters, ... Continue Reading →

Pok’mon Chronicles Debuts in June

U.S. audiences will get their first look at the new animated series Pok’mon Chronicles when it premieres on Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) during Cartoon Network’s ... Continue Reading →

South Korean Classic Gets Animated

The 2003 South Korean live-action feature film The Classic is slated to become a 26-part animated television series, according to Daily Variety. The show will be produced by Dohwaji ... Continue Reading →

Captain Mack to Command Kids on CITV

U.K. broadcaster CITV (children’s arm of ITV) has picked up the stop-motion preschool series Captain Mac from Kickback Media. The outlet has commissioned 52 10-minute episodes ... Continue Reading →

Axis Brings Codehunters to MTV Asia

BAFTA-winning Scottish toon studio Axis Animation recently got more international exposure with the short film Codehunters, a production of Blinkink. The short aired on Saturday, May ... Continue Reading →

BabyFirstTV Takes First Steps

DIRECTV yesterday became the first television service provider to offer BabyFirstTV, a new premium channel dedicated to providing content for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. ... Continue Reading →

Tom Goes to the Mayor Again

Cartoon Network’s [adult swim] will kick off a new season of Tom Goes to the Mayor on Sunday, June 4, at 12:30 a.m. (ET/PT). The comedy series from exec producer Bob Odenkirk ... Continue Reading →