Classic Media Ditches HIT Bid

New York-based property rights manager Classic Media has dropped out of the competition to acquire HIT Ent., home to Bob the Builder,Thomas the Tank Engine and other successful animated ... Continue Reading →

Batman Sneaks into Smallville

While plans for a Batman Vs. Superman feature film have been shelved, the two DC Comics superheroes are getting together on the small screen. The 90-minute season finale of The WB’s ... Continue Reading →

DJs Compete to Score New Oedekerk Toon

Steve Oedekerk and O Entertainment, producers of Jimmy Nuetron, have teamed with to launch a contest aimed at finding the best piece of original music to score their ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon U.K. to Join Winx Club

Soon, Harry Potter won’t be the only kid casting spells in the United Kingdom. 4Kids Entertainment announced that its new animated series, Winx Club, is set to debut on Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →

Raven Moon Opens Toon Division

Raven Moon Entertainment Inc. has joined the growing list of contenders out to snatch a share of the 3D animation action currently held by industry leaders such as Pixar and DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids, WGBH Do the Time Warp Trio

WGBH and Discovery Kids have announced that they’re co-producing a brand new time traveling series, Time Warp Trio, which is slated to arrive in households via Discovery Kids ... Continue Reading →

The Force Is with Cartoon Network’s Star Wars: Clone Wars May Marathon

You knew it was coming! The thoughtful programming execs at Cartoon Network have scheduled a marathon of Genndy Tartakovsky’s landmark animated series Star Wars: Clone Wars on ... Continue Reading →

Singapore’s Scrawl Delivers Nanoboy

A 2D animated show about a tiny superhero who fights microscopic villains is ready to put Singapore toon house Scrawl Studios on the map. Scrawl’s NANOBOY series was previewed ... Continue Reading →

National Geo and Blueprint Pig Out with Iggy Arbuckle

Toronto-based Blueprint Entertainment and National Geographic Kids’ Programming and Production are in hog heaven. They recently announced a production agreement on Iggy Arbuckle, ... Continue Reading →

Animated Spoof of Lord of the Rings Lands on Sci Fi Channel

Sci Fi Channel will be targeting fantasy, animation, comic-book and role-playing game aficionados with its original new programming slate, unveiled yesterday at the cabler’s New ... Continue Reading →