Sci-Fi Channel Grabs Ring Saga

The Sci-Fi Channel has acquired the rights to Ring of the Nibelungs. The hit fantasy-adventure miniseries from Tandem Communications was Germany’s most successful TV movie of ... Continue Reading →

MICPOM Hat Trick for BRB

Spanish toon house BRB Internacional recently made key announcements at MIPCOM about three of its hottest series, The Invisible Man, Iron Kid and Bernard. BRB’s The Invisible ... Continue Reading →

Chapman’s Roary Revs Engine

London-based Chapman Entertainment debuted its high velocity stop frame animated series Roary the Racing Car at MIPCOM Jr. on Saturday Oct. 15. The launch of this second project for ... Continue Reading →

CBBC in Tune with 19 and Create’s Hipster & Jack

Create Media Ventures and 19 Entertainment announced yesterday the first pre-sale of their new 2D animated co-production Hipster & Jack to the U.K.’s CBBC. Michael Carrington, ... Continue Reading →

Spike TV Surprise Winner in Star Wars Bidding Wars

And the winner is…Spike TV? Yup. Daily Variety is reporting that niche cabler Spike TV has successfully bid between $65 and $70 million in a six-year deal for the cable rights ... Continue Reading →

Jetix O-ban Star-Racers Shifts into MIPCOM Gear

Jetix Europe launched its new animated sci-fi series O-ban Star-Racers in collaboration with French studio Sav! The World Productions on Saturday Oct. 15, at MIPCOM Jr. Super RTL, France ... Continue Reading →

Nat Geo’s Mamma Mirabelle Joins TVO Family

National Geographic Television & Film’s Kids’ (NGT&F) Programming and Production ‘s live-action/animated preschool series Mamma Mirabelle’s Home Movies ... Continue Reading →


Have you felt the impact of the CG revolution in your arena? This week, TV executives, animation producers and buyers are attending the MIPCOM-Jr and MIPCOM markets in Cannes, France ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob Goes to China

The hugely successful Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants is scheduled to launch in China by late December, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The silly comedy about ... Continue Reading →

India’s DQ Entertainment in High Demand

Indian animation house DQ Ent. used to be one of the best-kept secrets in the business. However, this past year has been such a high-profile period for the five-year-old company that ... Continue Reading →