Fox Kids Europe Gets First Look at Marathon

Fox Kids Europe (FKE) has signed an exclusive first look deal with Marathon, the French animation studio behind such hit series as Totally Spies! and Martin Mystery, for its future ... Continue Reading →

Upfronts Reveal Slim Toon Pickings

We’ve been keeping an eye on the TV upfronts (where networks convince advertisers to cough up money for their new season) in New York City to see if any new animated shows will ... Continue Reading →

Soup2Nuts’ O’Grady Simmers on The N

O’Grady, a new primetime toon about four self-involved teens who must cope with bizarre events, is slated to premiere in July on The N, Nickelodeon’s nighttime network for ... Continue Reading →

Buyer’s Corner-Thomas Vitale, Buyer for SCI FI Channel:Not Looking for Your Dad’s Space Fiction

Thomas P. Vitale, senior VP, acquistions, scheduling and program planning for the SCI FI Channel is not only a consummate science fiction fan (he’s known to his cohorts as a walking ... Continue Reading →

ABC Nabs More DECODE Downunder

Australian broadcaster ABC has snatched up second seasons of five animated series from children’s and family entertainment specialist DECODE Ent. The order includes further episodes ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation Smiths Fullmetal Alchemist Deal

Brand management and home video entertainment company FUNimation Prods. Ltd has acquired U.S. rights to the hit Japanese animated action property Fullmetal Alchemist. The announcement ... Continue Reading →

Student Oscar Finalist Gets Unusual Second Go-Round

Filmmaker Nirvan Mullick shouldn’t be among this year’s finalists for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 31st Annual Student Academy Awards competition, ... Continue Reading →

McFarlane and IDT Ent. Launch New Spawn Toon

Todd McFarlane’s dark hero, Spawn, is ready to take flight again. IDT Entertainment and Todd McFarlane Productions (TMP) today jointly announced a multi-faceted development, production ... Continue Reading →

Mattel Gets Animated for Nick Latin America

Nickelodeon Latin America and toymaker Mattel have entered into a deal to create original programming based on Mattel’s My Scene dolls for girls 8-14, according to Daily Variety. The ... Continue Reading →

Buyer’s Corner-Alice Cahn, Buyer for Cartoon NetworkStill Room for Preschool Content ‘ and Laughs

Alice Cahn, VP of development for Cartoon Network’s kid businesses, is definitely in one of the most unique positions in the industry. Not only is she a buyer at Cartoon Network, ... Continue Reading →