CBS, Warner Bros. Plan 5th Network

CBS Corp. and Warner Bros. Ent. today announced plans to launch The CW, a new major network to compete with CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX. Scheduled to debut this fall, the new broadcasting ... Continue Reading →

SPTI Draws Blood Plus from Aniplex

Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) has agreed to acquire television and home video rights to the anime series Blood Plus from Aniplex Inc. Covering Asia (outside of Japan), ... Continue Reading →

Boondocks MLK Special a Ratings Dream

Cartoon Network’s special holiday episode of The Boondocks, titled ‘The Return of the King’ ranked No. 1 in its time period on basic cable with adults 18-34, according ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana, British Telecom Bond for Broadband

Nelvana, an international producer and distributor of children’s programming, has extended its video-on-demand operations to Europe via a broadband initiative with British Telecommunications ... Continue Reading →

4KIDS Kicks Ninja Turtles to ITV

4Kids Ent. Inc. has sewn up a free TV broadcast agreement with ITV Network in the U.K. for the fourth season of the animated favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. A slate of 26 episodes ... Continue Reading →

Ben 10 Bows on Cartoon Network

With its new Saturday Morning Lineup set to kick off this weekend, Cartoon Network tonight (Jan. 13) debuts its newest original production, Ben 10. The sci-fi action/adventure romp ... Continue Reading →

Here! Buddy’s Up with Scott Thompson

Former Kids in the Hall player Scott Thompson is taking his popular gay bar owner character, Buddy Cole, to the animated arena on gay television network here!. Toronto’s Breakthrough ... Continue Reading →

Spike TV Confirms Blade Telepic

After a trio of big-screen outings, Marvel Comics’ Blade is officially headed for the tube. Spike TV confirmed reports that it is producing a two-hour Blade telepic, it’s ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net Enlists Wulin Warriors

Cartoon Network is bringing some puppet action to its Toonami Saturday programming block with a new series titled Wulin Warriors: Legend of the Seven Stars. Set to premiere on Saturday, ... Continue Reading →

Dexter’s Laboratory Joins Boomerang

Cartoon Network’s first original series, Dexter’s Laboratory, will debut on the network’s classic toon channel, Boomerang, on Monday, Jan. 16. The Emmy-nominated ... Continue Reading →