MIPTV: Austria’s ORF Acquires Seven from EM.TV

EM.TV & Merchandising AG has signed an extensive volume deal with Austrian public broadcaster ORF for seven series from its program library. The deal covers a total of 169 half-hour ... Continue Reading →

Universal Scaring Up Business with Boo!

Universal International Television is offering MIPTV buyers all-new episodes of the animated children’s series Boo! A slate of 52 10-minute episodes have gone into production, ... Continue Reading →

TMS Revs Up for More Sonic X

Tokyo-based animation studio TMS Entertainment Ltd. is adding 26 all-new episodes to the initial 52 installments of the hit toon Sonic X, based on the popular video game franchise from ... Continue Reading →

Mike Young Stretches with Taffy Ent.

Mike Young Productions (MYP), the independent animation studio behind such properties as Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Pet Alien, ... Continue Reading →

Nick Animation Goes to China

Kids in China will soon be introduced to The Wild Thornberrys and CatDog, the first Nickelodeon cartoons to be offered to the potential audience of 386 million TV-viewing households. ... Continue Reading →

Cinar Becomes Cookie Jar

Now that the acquisition by an investment group including former Nelvana toppers Michael Hirsh and Toper Taylor is official, Toronto-based animation production company Cinar will be ... Continue Reading →

MIPTV: Weta Workshop, Nelvana U-Knight for Series

What could be better than having a pet dragon for a friend? A co-production that makes sense for all parties involved, of course, and that’s what Weta Workshop and Nelvana have ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Pool Gets More Crowded

Adult Swim, Cartoon Network’s popular late-night programming block is adding a few new shows to its lineup, which returning favorites Aqua Teen Hunger Force; Selab 2021; Harvey ... Continue Reading →

Mainframe Takes Three to MIPTV

The Vancouver-based computer animation house behind the groundbreaking CG TV series Reboot, MTV’s Spider-Man and DIC Ent.’s upcoming CG Inspector Gadget special, is heading ... Continue Reading →

Family Guy Gets a New Lease on Life

Two years after being axed by Fox, Seth McFarlane’s popular series Family Guy is now officially back in production. According to a story in Daily Variety today, 20th Century Fox ... Continue Reading →