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 →

Notorious Kids Premiere on Comedy Central

Animated kids rule Comedy Central’s nighttime lineup as a series of new South Park episodes kicks off tonight, followed by the premiere of the original series Kid Notorious, starring ... Continue Reading →

Fox Tunes in New Animated Show

Variety reports that Fox Broadcasting Co. is putting together a deal for Steve Levitan and Clone High writers Phil Lord and Chris Miller to create, write and exec produce a half-hour ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net Offers Classic Looney Terrors

Cartoon Network busts out some animated Halloween classics tonight as it continues its month-long Shocktober programming spree. Bugs, Porky, Sylvester, Tweety and other luminaries from ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Has Good Friday

Codename: Kids Next Door led the charge as Cartoon Network’s newly revamped Fridays block (7:00 p.m.-midnight) saw a 27% ratings increase across its target kid demos for the week ... Continue Reading →

Kiwis to Get Primetime Adult Toon

Montreal, Canada-based Toon Boom Technologies tells us that Auckland-based Firehorse Films is producing New Zealand’s first prime-time animated series for adults. The production ... Continue Reading →

Beehive Puts Splat in Primetime Nick

New York-based concept and design studio Beehive has created a series of primetime bumpers for Nickelodeon. This project follows the studio’s two recent promo campaigns for the ... Continue Reading →

Neutron Special Charges Nick Ratings

A total of 4.2 million viewers tuned in Monday to catch Nickelodeon’s new animated primetime Jimmy Neutron special Operation Jet Fusion. The Columbus Day event saw a 35% spike ... Continue Reading →

MTV Networks Int’l Behind Comedy Central, Spike TV Toons

MTV Networks Int’l is now in charge of Comedy Central’s international program distribution and licensing activities. Comedy Central, with its eclectic mix of original programming, ... Continue Reading →

MagicDreams in Prime Spot with MUV Studios

Westwood, Calif.-based studio MagicDreams has signed with MUV Studios of India for their second co-production, a direct-to-DVD feature film titled Prime Squad. The contract was inked ... Continue Reading →