EM.Entertainment Gets Immersive with Croco Loco

One of the big trends at this year’s MIPTV market in France is the high visibility of shows that mix live-action with CG-animated sequences. German company EM Entertainment GmbH ... Continue Reading →

Nick Takes Japanese Plunge with Domo and Polygon Pictures

Nickelodeon has clinched deals for its first-ever Japanese development projects with the Domo Production Committee, an affiliate of Japan’s largest broadcaster NHK, and the Japanese ... Continue Reading →

DIC Re-Acquires 20 of Its Animated Shows from Disney

It seems like not a day goes by without some kinds of new development coming out of DIC Entertainment. Yesterday the company’s chairman and CEO Andy Heyward announced that the ... Continue Reading →

The Zula Patrol Rockets Away to MarVista

The scientifically minded aliens of The Zula Patrol have a new home today. MarVista Entertainment has acquired the international distribution rights to the CG-animated children’s ... Continue Reading →

Cuppa Coffee Brews Big for MIP

Toronto-based toon shop Cuppa Coffee will be brewed to the max and totally caffeinated at this year’s MIPTV market in France. According to company president Adam Shaheen the shop ... Continue Reading →

Japan’s GDH Builds Toon Fund

Japanese animation studio GDH (formerly Gonzo Digimation Holding) has linked up with the Japan office of Goldman Sachs to raise approximately $43 million to fund content creation, according ... Continue Reading →

TELETOON Puts Iggy Arbuckle in Production

Canada’s TELETOON network has placed an order for 26 half-hours of a new animated comedy-adventure series titled Iggy Arbuckle from Toronto-based production company Blueprint ... Continue Reading →

MTV2 to Launch Toon Block

Having built a strong cult following for its twisted Sesame Street spoof, Wonder Showzen, MTV sister network MTV2 is reportedly bringing more animation to its lineup. According to Daily ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons, Hills Back for More

Daily Variety reports that the FOX television network has renewed The Simpsons for two more seasons and decided to give King of the Hill another season order. Homer, Marge and the kids ... Continue Reading →

[adult swim] Pool Gets Bigger

Cartoon Network’s late-night animation block, [adult swim], will become longer starting Monday, March 27. The edgy comedy fun will kick off a half hour earlier at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT) ... Continue Reading →