Entertainment Rights Acquires Tell-Tale Prods.

Entertainment Rights (ER), home to the animated series Postman Pat and Little Red Tractor, has bought Tell-Tale Prods., maker of the hit BBC puppet show, The Tweenies, and the animated ... Continue Reading →

Samurai Upsets Simpsons for Emmy

At Sunday’s the non-televised Prime Time Emmy Award presentation, Cartoon Network’s Samurai Jack: The Birth of Evil won Outstanding Animated Program (less than one hour), ... Continue Reading →

The Batman Flies on Kids’ WB!

The Dark Knight returns to the small screen this weekend in Warner Bros. Animation’s all-new animated series, The Batman. The highly anticipated show premieres Saturday, Sept. ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Premieres Higglytown Heroes

The new animated preschool series, Higglytown Heroes, kicks off on Sunday, Sept. 12, with a special primetime presentation on Disney Channel before joining the Playhouse Disney block ... Continue Reading →

MTV Ogles Stan Lee, Hugh Hefner Toon

In July of last year, we reported that comic book king and Stripperella creator Stan Lee is teaming up with publishing tycoon Hugh Hefner to develop an adult-oriented animated series ... Continue Reading →

BKN Inks Int’l Deals

Global animation company BKN International A.G. has signed a number of major agreements around the world in its bid to expand business operations in Asia, maximize its Legend of the ... Continue Reading →

Scott, Darabont Aboard SCI FI Remakes

Daily Variety reports that the SCI FI Channel has tapped acclaimed filmmakers Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Alien) and Frank Darabont (The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption) to head up ... Continue Reading →

Honeycomb, Elephant Form Grizzly TV

Independent animation houses Honeycomb Animation and Elephant Prods. have teamed up to launch a new company dubbed Grizzly TV. The first project for the venture will be The Crystal ... Continue Reading →

Pride Grabs Lion’s Share on NBC

DreamWorks animated adult comedy, Father of the Pride, drew in an average of 11 million viewers with Tuesday night’s premiere, winning the 9 p.m.—9:30 p.m. time slot and ... Continue Reading →

Hulkamania Hits FOX BOX

The third season of 4Kids Ent.’s Saturday morning cartoon block, FOX BOX, is set to kick off on Sept. 18 with some help from a legend of professional wrestling. Hulk Hogan and ... Continue Reading →