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 →

Family Guy Return Means Big Pay Day for Writer/Producer

Chris Sheridan, writer and producer of the sitcom Yes, Dear, will be paid seven figures over two years to serve as an exec producer on the triumphant return of Fox’s half-hour ... Continue Reading →

ABC Opens Wrinkle in Time

As Disney is busy bringing the world of Narnia to life for the big screen, its ABC Television Network is set to premiere another filmed adaptation of a classic piece of young adult ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Parties with Rave Master

Cartoon Network will add the new music-infused anime series Rave Master to its Toonami lineup on Saturday, June 5, at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. Gold-selling ska band Reel Big Fish and other ... Continue Reading →

Buyer’s Corner– New AMO Initiative For Readers Interviews With Power Buyers From Around the World

No matter how experienced you are, no matter how many buyers you know, it still helps to have someone out there digging up the latest info on who’s buying what in the television ... Continue Reading →

Jimmy/Timmy Power Hour Director Talks Blending 2D and 3D

Worlds and animation styles collide tonight when Nickelodeon combines two of its most popular cartoon series for the special The Jimmy/Timmy Power Hour. Premiering at 8 p.m., the show ... Continue Reading →