Disney Channel Eyes China

The Walt Disney Co. is reportedly working on making Disney Channel available in China. According to Reuters, the company has applied for a limited license that would make the cable ... Continue Reading →

Unions Strike Deal on Pride Issue

The dispute between The Writers Guild of America West and IATSE (The Animation Guild Local 839) regarding representation on DreamWorks’ upcoming NBC animated series Father of ... Continue Reading →

Kayenta and Looney Tunes Gang Nab French TV Award

Paris-based animation and live-action studio Kayenta Prods. was the winner of the Best Children Show Award for the series Ca Cartoon at the 16th Annual Night of the 7 of Gold (La Nuit ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Alumni Hirsh, Taylor Buy CINAR

Nelvana founder and former CEO Michael Hirsh and Nelvana’s former president of international distribution, marketing and consumer products, Toper Taylor, have teamed up with TD ... Continue Reading →

Kids WB Debuts Xiaolin Showdown

Tomorrow sees the debut of Kids’ WB ‘s latest Saturday morning cartoon, Xiaolin Showdown. The mystical adventure series from Warner Bros. Animation revolves around the ancient ... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Great for ABC

The animated Halloween favorite It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown brought big numbers for ABC on Tuesday. Further proving that animation isn’t just for kids, the classic ... Continue Reading →

BAFTA Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has released its list of nominees for the 2003 Children’s Film and Television Awards. Among the animated entries, The Nickelodeon/Paramount ... Continue Reading →

FOX Kids U.K. Goes 24-Hour

Fox Kids U.K. will extend its programming to 24 hours a day starting Monday, Nov. 3. The company says the move is intended to further reach the young early risers and adult fans who ... Continue Reading →

Sony Pictures to Launch Animax Asia

Sony Pictures Ent. (SPE) will further expand its international networks portfolio with the January 2004 launch of Animax Asia. Based in Singapore, Animax Asia will be the first 24-hour-a-day ... Continue Reading →

UPN to Blend Anime, Live-Action for 2004

Among the projects in development for UPN’s 2004-2005 season is an action superhero series that will blend live-action with anime segments a la Kill Bill, according to Daily Variety. ... Continue Reading →