American Gladiators Gets Animated

With the re-launch of the extreme game show American Gladiators on NBC, MGM announced that it is working on an animated series based on the prime-time hit. Developed with Johnny Ferraro, ... Continue Reading →

Backyardigans Movie Debuts

Tony-nominated Broadway star Adam Pascal (Rent, Aida) guest stars in Tale of the Mighty Knights, an hour-long Backyardigans TV movie Nickelodeon premiering tonight at 7 p.m. (ET) on ... Continue Reading →

Sedelmaier Animates USA’s Psych

Cable outlet USA Network is making its first foray into short-form entertainment with The Big Adventures of Little Shawn and Gus, a series of animated vignettes based on the hit live-action ... Continue Reading →

Imira Inks Pre-NATPE Toon Deals

Barcelona-based production and distribution company Imira Ent. (formerly Icon Animation) has announced a raft of pre-NATPE sales that extend the reach of its animated shows across Spanish-language ... Continue Reading →

DECODE Debuts Animal-Mechanicals

Canadian kids and family entertainment specialist DECODE Ent. has unveiled a new animated preschool series titled Animal-Mechanicals. Produced by Halifax Film, DECODE’s sister ... Continue Reading →

Dinosaur King Stomps to European Nets

4Kids Ent.’s new animated series Dinosaur King will be leaving a bigger footprint with pickups by several leading broadcasters in and Europe. Licensing agreements for the show ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Tops with Kids

Buoyed by the phenomenal success of live-action programs such as High School Musical and Hannah Montana, as well as a slate of hit animated shows, Disney Channel enjoyed its most-watched ... Continue Reading →

Lil’ Bush Back in March

Comedy Central announced that the second season of the animated political spoof Lil’ Bush will kick off on Thursday, March 13 at 10:30 p.m. The ten new episodes will feature guest ... Continue Reading →

Ricky Sprocket Rockets to Nicktoons

Nicktoons Network will host the U.S. premiere of the animated series Ricky Sprocket’Showbiz Boy on Monday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. (ET). The 26-episode show from Oscar-winning creators ... Continue Reading →

Johnny Test Comes to Cartoon Network

After a successful two-season run during on Kids’ WB! lineup on The CW network, Cookie Jar Ent.’s animated series Johnny Test is set to make its Cartoon Network debut on ... Continue Reading →