Jakers! Wins Humanitas Prize

The CG-animated PBS series Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks was honored Tuesday afternoon as more than 350 writers, directors, producers and entertainment execs gathered at the ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central, CTV Pact for Programs

Viacom’s Comedy Central has inked a multi-year content deal that gives Canadian broadcaster CTV exclusive broadcast and digital rights to the entire Comedy Central programming ... Continue Reading →

Icon Fortifies Vitaminix with Int’l Sales

Barcelona-based Icon Animation has inked a raft of international television, home video and publishing pacts for the animated, healthy-eating series Vitaminix, while also sealing deals ... Continue Reading →

Nick Nicks BRB’s Angus & Cheryl

Nickelodeon has acquired cable and satellite TV rights to BRB Internacional’s new animated series, Angus & Cheryl,for Belgium, France, Holland, Italy, Latin America, Luxembourg, ... Continue Reading →

Noggin Gets Toot & Puddle

After airing the holiday special Toot & Puddle: I’ll Be Home for Christmas last winter, NOGGIN, Nickelodeon’s commercial-free preschool network, has picked up the Toot ... Continue Reading →

Franny’s Feet Walks to Germany

Kids in Germany will be introduced to DECODE Ent.’s popular animated children’s series Franny’s Feet through a pay TV rights deal with The Disney Channel in that country. ... Continue Reading →

New Transformers for Cartoon Network

As DreamWorks and Paramount get set to release their CG-laden live-action Transformers movie next week, Toymaker Hasbro and Cartoon Network announced that they have joined forces to ... Continue Reading →

Jetix Europe Gets More Galactik Football

Jetix Europe has picked up the second season of the animated series Galactik Football from French animation house Alphanim. The 26 new half hours will bring the total number of installments ... Continue Reading →

Anime Network Nabs Heroes Star

James Kyson Lee, one of the stars of the hit NBC series Heroes, will take fans behind the scenes of this year’s Anime Expo as guest host the Anime Network program Anime Access. ... Continue Reading →

New Speed Racer Parks at Nicktoons

As the beloved ’60s cartoon Speed Racer makes its way to the big screen with Warner Bros.’ live-action treatment, Lionsgate has announced plans for a new animated series ... Continue Reading →