Cartoon Network Commits to Boondocks

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Cartoon Network has ordered 15 episodes of a half-hour animated series based on the syndicated comic strip, The Boondocks, created by Aaron McGruder ... Continue Reading →

Cosgrove Hall Unveils Diverse MIP Lineup

Manchester, England-based animation house Cosgrove Hall announced its offerings for this year’s MIPCOM. The company will head to Cannes next month with Chapman Ent.’s new ... Continue Reading →

2 Friends Ent. Forms, Nabs Harriet the Spy

Children’s entertainment veterans Wendy Moss-Klein and Nancy Steingard have formed 2 Friends Ent., a Westwood, Calif.-based multi-media company dedicated to producing children’s ... Continue Reading →

Nick Jr. to Unleash The Backyardigans

Monday, Oct. 11 has been set as the premiere date for Nick Jr./Nelvana’s new CG-animated preschool series, The Backyardigans. The debut will include two episodes to air in the ... Continue Reading →

Entertainment Rights Acquires Tell-Tale Prods.

Entertainment Rights (ER), home to the animated series Postman Pat and Little Red Tractor, has bought Tell-Tale Prods., maker of the hit BBC puppet show, The Tweenies, and the animated ... Continue Reading →

Samurai Upsets Simpsons for Emmy

At Sunday’s the non-televised Prime Time Emmy Award presentation, Cartoon Network’s Samurai Jack: The Birth of Evil won Outstanding Animated Program (less than one hour), ... Continue Reading →

The Batman Flies on Kids’ WB!

The Dark Knight returns to the small screen this weekend in Warner Bros. Animation’s all-new animated series, The Batman. The highly anticipated show premieres Saturday, Sept. ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Premieres Higglytown Heroes

The new animated preschool series, Higglytown Heroes, kicks off on Sunday, Sept. 12, with a special primetime presentation on Disney Channel before joining the Playhouse Disney block ... Continue Reading →

MTV Ogles Stan Lee, Hugh Hefner Toon

In July of last year, we reported that comic book king and Stripperella creator Stan Lee is teaming up with publishing tycoon Hugh Hefner to develop an adult-oriented animated series ... Continue Reading →

BKN Inks Int’l Deals

Global animation company BKN International A.G. has signed a number of major agreements around the world in its bid to expand business operations in Asia, maximize its Legend of the ... Continue Reading →