Thursday Block Posts Ratings Gain for CN

Cartoon Network’s “New Thursday Nights” block posted double-digit ratings gains over the same period last year, fueled by the premiere of the original series The Marvelous ... Continue Reading →

Nick Jr. Says Hello to More Ni Hao, Kai-lan

Nick Jr. has ordered 20 new episodes of the half-hour animated preschool series Ni Hao, Kai-lan. Created by Karen Chau and exec produced by Mary Harrington, the toon introduces preschoolers ... Continue Reading →

Thomas and Bob Go CG for 2009

Top preschooler toons Thomas and Friends and Bob the Builder are getting a CG makeover. HIT Entertainment announced today that Thomas & Friends has begun preproduction on a new ... Continue Reading →

TELETOON Detours 10 Canadian Pilots

The Detour on TELETOON Pilot Project has given the green light to 10 projects chosen from among more than 200 submitted to the contest from across Canada. The project, launched last ... Continue Reading →

Monster Buster Club Open for Business on Jetix

U.S. audiences will finally meet Marathon Media’s CG-animated series Monster Buster Club when it premieres this Monday (June 9) at 7 p.m. on Toon Disney’s Jetix block. With ... Continue Reading →

BRB’s Imp Begins Mischief in France

French TV Canal+ will begin airing BRB Internacional’s award-winning new series The Imp on a daily basis today. Co-produced by Red Kite Animation, Screen 21 and TVC, the 65-part ... Continue Reading →

Sex’s Cattrall Hot for Producing Parker

Forget about her role as Samantha in Sex and the City. Actress Kim Cattrall’s next big role will be on Breakthrough Animation’s hot new show Producing Partner. Slated for ... Continue Reading →

Chapman Entertainment Opens Own Studio

Fifi and Roary have finally arrived as they’re getting their own studio. U.K. family entertainment outfit Chapman Entertainment, which produces stop-frame animated preschool shows ... Continue Reading →

It’s a Strawberry Shortcake World After All

DIC Entertainment has closed a slate of broadcast deals for many of its hit animated shows in Europe, Middle East and Africa. High on the list of money generators are the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Flapjack Sets Sail on Cartoon Network Tonight

If you’re in the mood for a beautifully designed and animated new show that doesn’t insult the intelligence and makes you smile, you’ll have to check out the new Cartoon ... Continue Reading →