Taffy, Sunwoo Team for New Toons

Los Angeles-based Taffy Ent., the newly minted business unit of independent animation producer Mike Young Prods. (MYP), has entered into a co-production deal with Korean animation studio ... Continue Reading →

Nick Asia Gets Toonz’s Tenali Raman

Independent distributor and co-producer INDIGO has signed a deal with Nickelodeon Asia for the Indian animated series, The Adventures of Tenali Raman. Produced by Toonz Animation, the ... Continue Reading →

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 →