Ex-FUNimation Execs Form Illumitoon

North American fans of Japanese animation will soon have another source for getting their anime fix with the formation of Illumitoon Ent., a privately held distribution venture established ... Continue Reading →

PBS Looks at Tintin, Creator

As comic-book fans get set to descend upon San Diego next week for Comic-Con, PBS will offer a rare look at a classic European comic and its creator when its P.O.V. series presents ... Continue Reading →

Spike TV’s Scream Awards Gets Int’l Distrib.

Alfred Haber Distribution Inc. (AHDI) has signed on as the international distributor of Spike TV’s 2006 Scream Awards, the first annual televised kudo fest celebrating horror, ... Continue Reading →

DECODE Brings Urban Vermin to YTV

Canada’s YTV has commissioned DECODE Ent.’s Urban Vermin, an new CG-animated action-comedy series about raccoon siblings who try to outdo one another in their quest to mine ... Continue Reading →

No ‘GO’ for PBS KIDS

In April, we reported that PBS had slated an October launch for PBS KIDS GO!, a 24-Hour digital broadcast channel for early elementary school kids. Now the public broadcasting entity ... Continue Reading →

Toons Up for Emmys

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced nominations for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, pitting Cartoon Network, FOX and Comedy Central against one another ... Continue Reading →

NBC to Remake Rankin & Bass’ Santa

Daily Variety reports today that the NBC network is re-imagining the 1974 Rankin & Bass stop-motion holiday special, The Year Without a Santa Claus, as a two-hour, live-action ... Continue Reading →

Tribune to Syndicate Family Guy

Tribune Broadcasting has inked a deal with Twentieth Television to air Seth MacFarlane’s Emmy Award-winning animated series, Family Guy, on the Tribune Broadcasting station group ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids Hosts Time Warp Trio Marathon

Time-traveling action, adventure and learning will be served up in heaping helpings as Discovery Kids presents a marathon of Time Warp Trio episodes on Saturday, July 15. Beginning ... Continue Reading →

Di-Gata Defenders Comes to TELETOON

Nelvana’s gaming and anim’-inspired animated series, Di-Gata Defenders, is slated to debut on TELETOON this summer. The broadcaster will exclusively air three back-to-back ... Continue Reading →