Metalocalypse Debut Ratings Rock

Cartoon Network reports that the new series, Metalocalypse, was the highest-rated original series premiere of the year on [adult swim]. Spoofing the world of death-metal bands, the ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland Screeches to MIPCOM with Owl

TV-Loonland will debut it’s all-new CG-animated shorts series, The Owl at this year’s MIPCOM television market in Cannes, France. A co-production with Paris-based Studio ... Continue Reading →

George Lopez Inks Toon Deal for Squid

Comedian George Lopez, star of ABC’s The George Lopez Show, is dipping his tentacles into the animation biz with a series titled Eddie & The Squid. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Metalocalypse Rocks [adult swim]

Deathklok, the world’s most famous metal band leaves a trail of real death and destruction while rocking fans around the globe in Metalocalypse, a new [adult swim] toon that promises ... Continue Reading →

Porchlight, Eat Your Lunch Build Frankenbike

Some pimped-out custom bicycles get three middle-scool boys into all sorts of adventures and trouble in Freaky Frankenbike Patrol, a new 2D-animated series being developed by PorchLight ... Continue Reading →

S4C Boosts Wales’ Toon Biz

Three animation companies in Wales will benefit from a ’500,000 (approx. $944,000) development and production fund provided by U.K. broadcaster S4C. Awarded as part of a competitive ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Sends in Replacements

Disney will debut its original animated comedy series The Replacements on Disney Channel on Friday, Sept. 8, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). A production of Walt Disney Television Animation, the ... Continue Reading →

Turtles Fast Forward on Saturday

Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael are back with an all-new series premiering on Saturday, July 29, during the 4Kids TV Saturday morning block on FOX and Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →

PBS Puts Shows on the Web

PBS is the latest network to get in on the download-to-own biz. The public broadcasting entity has teamed with non-profit organization Open Media Network to make episodes of popular ... Continue Reading →

Animaniacs, Pinky and The Brain, Boondocks, Oscar Shorts on DVD

Today’s home video releases include some new classics from the 1990s renaissance in Warner Bros. cartoons. In addition to volumes of the ever-popular Animaniacs and Pinky and ... Continue Reading →