Icon’s Vitaminix Gobbled By MIP B’Casters

Barcelona-based Icon Animation has announced the signing of a raft of programming deals at MIPTV 2006 for its Vitaminix series. Panama free TV channel TV7 (Corp. Medcom), UEA cabsat ... Continue Reading →

Laika Snaps Up Snow’s Monsters

Portland-based Laika Entertainment is developing an animated feature based on author/illustrator Alan Snow’s best-selling children’s book series, Here be Monsters. The book, ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network U.K. Game for Skatoony

Live-action and animation come together for some silly game show fun in Skatoony, a new series coming to Cartoon Network U.K. Scheduled to premiere this October, the 13×30 show ... Continue Reading →

Carrere Picks Up Cotoons

Independent European production and distribution company Carrere Group has picked up international distribution rights to Cotoons, a new 26-episode, 3D-animated preschool series produced ... Continue Reading →

CBS, DIC Unveil New Block Lineup

CBS and DIC today announced the lineup for their new children’s programming block, Saturday Morning Secret Slumber Party, which debuts Saturday, Sept. 16, on the CBS Television ... Continue Reading →

Fifi to Flower Again on Five, Nick Jr.

Five’s Milkshake! and Nick Jr. in the U.K. have commissioned a second season of Chapman Ent.’s stop-motion-animated preschool series Fifi and the Flowertots. U.K. animation ... Continue Reading →

SAG Acts on Toon Pact

Narrowly averting a strike, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has signed a tentative deal regarding its basic cable animation contract with broadcast entities including Walt Disney Pictures ... Continue Reading →

Zoo Films and Atomic Cartoons Hit the Bollywood Road

A dysfunctional singing-and-dancing Anglo-Indian family is the focus of Bollywood Road, a new animated series to be co-produced by London’s Zoo Films and Toronto-based Atomic ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland Inks Pre-MIPTV Deals

Heading into next week’s MIPTV television market in Cannes, France, international producer/distributor TV-Loonland has already announced a raft of deals signed with broadcast ... Continue Reading →

Bix Pix’s Miss Twigley’s Tree Branches Out in Cannes

Miss Twigley is ready to take her show on the road. Bix Pix’s beautifully clay-animated adaptation of Dorothea Warren Fox’s classic book, Miss Twigley’s Tree, will ... Continue Reading →