MTV2 Gets Groove, Game On with Video Mods

Cable channel MTV2 is jumping on the video-game craze with a new show that combines the latest music with characters from the hottest interactive titles. Scheduled to debut Sept. 18 ... Continue Reading →

PorchLight Ent. Acquired

Los Angeles-based family entertainment company PorchLight Ent has been acquired by its senior management and Beringea, an international private equity and investment banking firm. The ... Continue Reading →

Dargaud Finds Homes for Childhood Stories

Dargaud Distribution, the sales arm of French producer Dargaud Marina and home to one of Europe’s largest animation catalogues, has signed TV deals for a series of eight animated ... Continue Reading →

Foster’s Home Nabs Big Ratings

The new animated series, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, debuted on Friday, Aug. 13, enjoying Cartoon Network’s best original series premiere with key kids demographics. A ... Continue Reading →

Platinum, First Family Take Comics to TV

Platinum Studios is teaming with First Family, headed by former Disney and UPN president Dean Valentine, to produce half-hour TV series and direct-to-DVD movies based on the Platinum ... Continue Reading →

More Dragon Tales Coming to MIP Jr.

Season three of the award-winning animated series, Dragon Tales, will be up for grabs at MIP Jr. in October. The new raft of episodes will introduce a new character and a focus on music ... Continue Reading →

Fred Basset Coming to TV

Alex Graham’s internationally syndicated comic strip, Fred Basset, is making the leap to television more than 40 years after it first appeared in print. The animated series will ... Continue Reading →

Elastic Rights Acquires MegaMan, Mirmo! For Iberia

Madrid-based integrated brand management company Elastic Rights has signed a deal with global licensor ShoPro Ent. to represent ShoPro’s new animation properties MegaMan NT Warrior ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Opens Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends

Ever wonder what happens to imaginary friends when kids outgrow them? Cartoon Network answers that question with tonight’s (Aug. 13) premiere of Foster’s Home for Imaginary ... Continue Reading →

Travel Channel Offers Comic Book Tour of NYC

Travel Channel this weekend lets viewers visit New York City as seen through the eyes of some of the most famous comic book superheroes. Featuring animated and still graphics by The ... Continue Reading →