FUNimation’s Dragon Ball Z Bounces to CN Weeknights

Navarre’s FUNimation Entertainment has announced the return of Dragon Ball Z to Cartoon Network’s weeknight schedule. The popular anime series will air Mondays thru Thursdays ... Continue Reading →

Aardman’s Purple and Brown to Color Nick U.K.

Aardman Animations is continuing its full-scale deployment of television content with a new interstitial series titled Purple and Brown for Nickelodeon U.K. Created by Aardman’s ... Continue Reading →

Mouse TV Announces Upcoming 2006-07 Slate

Disney’s four-pronged small-screen empire (ABC Kids, Toon Disney, Jetix and Disney Channel) unveiled plans for the new 2006-07 season at the New York upfronts today. A total of ... Continue Reading →

PBS, Kids’ WB! Top Daytime Emmy List

While PBS’s Sesame Street again garnered the most nominations in the children’s TV categories, the public broadcast outlet’s Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Works Out with YoMonkeys

Children’s entertainment company 4Kids Ent. Inc. has picked up exclusive worldwide licensing rights to Animation Collective’s yoga-inspired kids’ series YoMonkeys. ... Continue Reading →

BKN to Unmask Zorro

Animation company/distributor BKN has acquired exclusive rights to produce and distribute a new TV series and home-video feature based on the classic Zorro character. The deal with ... Continue Reading →

TELETOON’s Ricky Sprocket Springs from Snowden Fine, Studio B

Studio B Prods. and TELETOON have come aboard Ricky Sprocket ‘ Showbiz Boy, a new animated series from Alison Snowden and David Fine, the Oscar-winning creators of Bob and Margaret. ... Continue Reading →

BBC Worldwide, Nicktoons to Reveal Secret Show

BBC Worldwide has acquired cross-media rights to The Secret Show, a new series from BAFTA-winning, independent U.K. studio Collingwood O’Hare Ent. In addition, Nickelodeon outlet ... Continue Reading →

Little Robots Expands on Tickle U

BBC Worldwide’s stop-motion preschool series, Little Robots, is graduating from its 10-minute time slot to a full half-hour spot in Cartoon Network’s Tickle U block. Recently ... Continue Reading →

CBS Gets Aardman’s Creature Comforts

As its Wallace & Gromit movie vies for the Best Animated Feature Oscar, Aardman Animations has sold its Creature Comforts TV series to U.S. broadcast network CBS. Aardman’s ... Continue Reading →