JEN to Mint More Anime for U.S.

Having brought the hugely successful Dragonball Z property to the U.S. on Cartoon Network, Japan Entertainment Network (JEN) has its sights set on producing an aggressive slate of anime ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Nabs Pok’mon Exclusive

Cartoon Network in the U.S. will be the exclusive broadcast carrier of Pokemon: Battle Frontier, the ninth season of the successful cartoon series in which kids duel with their pocket-sized ... Continue Reading →

Taffy Toons Go In-Flight

Mike Young Prods.’ popular animated shows Pet Alien, ToddWorld and Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks will soon be entertaining kids on planes and trains. International rights, ... Continue Reading →

PBS Joins Verizon’s TV Lineup

U.S. telephone company Verizon Communications has inked a multi-year deal with the Public Broadcasting Service and the Association of Public Television Stations to provide public television ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Brings Big Jeff to MTV2 U.K.

MTV2, MTV Networks’ music channel serving the U.K. and Ireland, has picked up a series of animated shorts from Bristol-based Aardman Animations, the studio behind the Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation Channel Joins Verizon Net

Navarre Corp.’s FUNimation Ent. has inked a deal with Verizon to distribute the FUNimation Channel as part of the Verizon FiOS TV service. The 24-hour digital anime network will ... Continue Reading →

Reeder to Head MarVista Acquisitions

Feature film and television producer/distributor MarVista Ent. has appointed Zac Reeder to the newly created post of head of acquisitions. Reporting to Michael D. Jacobs, president ... Continue Reading →

Spider Riders Corralled by Kids’ WB!

Coliseum, the action-adventure brand of Cookie Jar Ent. Inc., announced that its new animated series, Spider Riders, will makes its U.S. debut in the Kids’ WB! Saturday morning ... Continue Reading →

Comic Books Attack on Stars

With 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: The Last Stand burning up the summer box office and Warner Bros.’ Superman Returns sure to follow, premium cable channel Starz is set to air ... Continue Reading →

Pee-Wee Joins [adult swim]

Those of you fuming over Cartoon Network’s decision to carry the teen sitcom Saved By the Bell can look forward to more live-action on the network’s late-night [adult swim] ... Continue Reading →