MicroTainment’s Frost Family Thaws at MIP

Toronto-based film and TV shop MicroTainment will bring a new half-hour primetime animated series to this years MIPTV market in Cannes. Titled The Frost Family, the show is about a ... Continue Reading →

HIT Weighs Development of Kids Network

HIT Entertainment, the owner of TV hits such as Barney the Dinosaur, Thomas the Tank Engine and Bob the Builder is reported to be considering launching a U.S. TV network based on its ... Continue Reading →

Siegfried & Roy Play with Donkey

Eddie Murphy will reprise his role as Shrek’s wise-cracking sidekick in a sweeps episode of the new DreamWorks Television’s CG-animated series, Father of the Pride, premiering ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Grabs BIONICLE Movie

Cartoon Network in the U.S. has acquired the computer-animated feature BIONICLE: Mask of Light from Create TV & Film Ltd., the production arm of toymaker LEGO. The 70-minute action-adventure ... Continue Reading →

UPN Moves Game Over

Ratings difficulties have led to a scheduling shake-up at UPN, according to Daily Variety. Among others, the network hopes to improve the performance of its CG animated series Game ... Continue Reading →

Corsham, Madhouse to Deliver Natural Born Kittens

In what could be called a purrrrfect partnership, Japanese anime production company Madhouse is in talks to co-produce Corsham Entertainment’s hot new 26-part teen anime series, ... Continue Reading →

Project Firefly Rises from Ashes of Disney Florida

A group of seasoned Disney character animators have banded together to form Project Firefly Animation Studios. Working out of offices on the Universal Studios Florida backlot, the company ... Continue Reading →

Countdown to Cannes Got Ya Down?Never Fear! There’s Still Time to Make MIPTV!

If you missed our early MIPTV print edition deadline and the free listings deadline for our NEW Cartoons at Cannes: A Pocket Guide to Animation, don’t fret. There’s still ... Continue Reading →

Zoe Kezako Coming to MIPTV

Sparx* and Sparkling* are heading to MIPTV with Zoe Kezako, a new cartoon series based on the works of French children’s author Véronique Saüquère. The computer-animated ... Continue Reading →

New Toons Join ABC Kids Net

Daily Variety reports that ABC Kids Network will announce the addition of new animated shows during its Upfront pitch to media buyers over the next couple of days. The web of outlets ... Continue Reading →