Comedy Central Steps Right Up for Freak Show

Comedy Central has given the greenlight to Freak Show, an animated half-hour comedy from the minds of David Cross (Arrested Development, Mr. Show) and H. Jon Benjamin (Dr. Katz: Professional ... Continue Reading →

Disney Expands on U.K.’s BSkyB

The Walt Disney Co. has inked a deal to provide more programming on Britain’s BSkyB. The pay-TV service is even adding a new channel dedicated to animated films from the Disney ... Continue Reading →

Granada Int’l Gets Funky, Kwala

European television distributor Granada International has picked up new animated shows from independent producers Honeycomb Animation in the U.K. and Timoon Animation in France. The ... Continue Reading →

Gym Partner Swinging on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network viewers are in for some serious monkey business as the cable network kicks off its newest original series. My Gym Partner’s a Monkey begins its regular run tonight, ... Continue Reading →

Kappa Mikey Bows on Nicktoons

Anime gets an American twist in Kappa Mikey, a new animated series debuting on Nicktoons on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. Nicktoons’ first original series and the first global ... Continue Reading →

Samurai 7 Tapped for IFC, VOOM HD

FUNimation Ent.’s Akira Kurosawa’s Samurai 7 will make its U.S. broadcast debut via a deal struck with Rainbow Media. The anime program, produced by GONZO Digimation, will ... Continue Reading →

Telescreen Bringing Fairytaler to MIPTV

One of the world’s greatest storytellers is back in Hans Christian Andersen’The Fairytaler, a new animated series from Telescreen. The company will be at MIPTV in Cannes ... Continue Reading →

ABC to Master Sci-Fi

Having launched the anthology series Masters of Horror on Showtime, IDT Ent. and Industry Ent. are bringing Masters of Science Fiction to network television. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Hello Kitty Set in Clay

From stationary to stop-motion’Sanrio’s Hello Kitty brand is headed to the small screen with a new clay-animated series, according to the AFP news service. Hello Kitty Stamp ... Continue Reading →

Poehler in Toon with Nick

Amy Poehler’s star has been rapidly rising since she took over the high-profile Weekend Update seat vacated by former Saturday Night Live player Jimmy Fallon. Now Daily Variety ... Continue Reading →