CBS Sunday Morning Cartoons

This Sunday, CBS News Sunday Morning is scheduled to broadcast a segment on the current state of the animation industry. The report will feature interviews with a number of key talents ... Continue Reading →

Raven Animation to Make Partners of Disney Discards

If Disney doesn’t want them, plenty of others do. As former Mouse House animators re-enter the job market, growing animation companies are hoping to enlist their talents by offering ... Continue Reading →

Atomic Betty Zooms to Cartoon Network U.S.

Cartoon Network in the U.S. has picked up the animated series Atomic Betty from co-producers Atomic Cartoons, Breakthrough Animation Inc. and Tele-Images Kids. The broadcaster has entered ... Continue Reading →

Nick Jr. to Launch in Australia

Nickelodeon is set to launch Australia’s first dedicated channel for preschoolers. Nick Jr. will air on FOXTEL and AUSTAR when the subscription television providers launch new ... Continue Reading →

MTV Marooned on Monster Island in March

If you bemoan the fact that they just don’t make giant monster movies like they used to, MTV may have your fix. Fans of classic ’50s and ’60s B-movie fare and stop-motion ... Continue Reading →

Massa Helms New Argentine Toon

The director best known for the 2001 international kid’s hit Chiquititas, is now fully engaged filming the animated epic Patoruzito. The Buenos Aires-based Patagonik Film Group ... Continue Reading →

Sci Fi Greenlights Prehistoric Pilot

Sci Fi Channel has eyes on all things Jurassic . After over three years in development, the niche cabler has given the greenlight to Anonymous Rex, a two-hour back door pilot based ... Continue Reading →

In Acquiring Mood, IDT Nabs Archie and Friends

A month after buying a controlling share of Canadian-based ani house Mainframe Entertainment, IDT Entertainment has announced that it has added a stake in Archie Comics to its portfolio. ... Continue Reading →

Barbarian Makes Solid Invasion in Debut

The latest offering from the Disney Channel, a toon about an effete but tough caveman has had a solid debut in its first outings, winning its time period versus all basic cable programming ... Continue Reading →

Johnny Bravo Goes Hollywood

Talk about checking your ego at the door. Alec Baldwin, Jessica Biehl and Don Knotts, an unlikely combo if ever there was one, are about to play second-fiddle to a TV cartoon star. ... Continue Reading →