BAFTA Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has released its list of nominees for the 2003 Children’s Film and Television Awards. Among the animated entries, The Nickelodeon/Paramount ... Continue Reading →

FOX Kids U.K. Goes 24-Hour

Fox Kids U.K. will extend its programming to 24 hours a day starting Monday, Nov. 3. The company says the move is intended to further reach the young early risers and adult fans who ... Continue Reading →

Sony Pictures to Launch Animax Asia

Sony Pictures Ent. (SPE) will further expand its international networks portfolio with the January 2004 launch of Animax Asia. Based in Singapore, Animax Asia will be the first 24-hour-a-day ... Continue Reading →

UPN to Blend Anime, Live-Action for 2004

Among the projects in development for UPN’s 2004-2005 season is an action superhero series that will blend live-action with anime segments a la Kill Bill, according to Daily Variety. ... Continue Reading →

ABC Family President Expected to Resign

Angela Shapiro, president of ABC Family is expected to step down this week as part of an organizational shakeup, according to The Los Angeles Times. The publication reports that the ... Continue Reading →

Anime Network Campaigns at Vegas Comic-Con

The Anime Network is taking its "Demand Your Anime" campaign to the 1st Annual Las Vegas Comic-Con, being held Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The net ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Threatened with Suit by Fox News

A recent installment of NPR’s Fresh Air featured an interview with Matt Groening in which the Simpsons creator noted that the Fox News Network threatened to sue the animated comedy ... Continue Reading →

KISS’ Paul Stanley Does the Doo

Strange things begin to happen when the Mystery Van rolls into an eerie town to celebrate "100 years of Halloween" with a special performance by legendary rock band KISS. ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Unleashes "Shriek Week"

A whole week of Halloween specials kicks off on Monday, Oct. 27 as Nickelodeon presents "Shriek Week". The on-air celebration will feature spooky premieres of The Adventures ... Continue Reading →

Comet Ent. Launches Animation Services Division

Toronto-based content development and production company Comet Ent. Inc. has opened Vitamin Cartoons Inc., an animation services division providing pre- and post-production work. Utilizing ... Continue Reading →