Buddies to the End

Teen boys’ authentic relationship grounds the lunacy in Disney XD’s new series Pickle and Peanut. When Disney gave the green light last year to Pickle & Peanut and released ... Continue Reading →

Fred Rogers Co. Receives $3M Federal Grant for ‘Peg + Cat’

The Fred Rogers Co. has earned a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support Peg + Cat, its multiple Emmy-winning animated math series on PBS Kids. The grant renews ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Renews Marvel’s ‘Guardians’

Disney XD announced at New York Comic-Con that it has ordered a sophomore season of the animated series Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. The second season is in production and ... Continue Reading →

Milkshake Commissions ‘Dave’s Dinosaurs’

Channel 5’s Milkshake has commissioned a new CG-animated comedy from London-based studio Absolutely Cuckoo — the preschool-targeted Dave’s Dinosaurs. Absolutely Cuckoo is ... Continue Reading →

‘Lion Guard: Return of the Roar’ Set for Nov. 22

The animated epic of The Lion King will continue with the premiere of primetime TV movie The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar on Sunday, November 22 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel ... Continue Reading →

Kid Genius Channel Launches on Xfinity On Demand

Genius Brands International has launched the Kid Genius children’s entertainment channel on Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand platform, making it available to roughly 21 million households ... Continue Reading →

Weiss-led Universal Kids Productions Announced

Universal Pictures has launched a new children’s entertainment division, which will be overseen by former Nickelodeon executive Teri Weiss. Dubbed Universal Kids Productions, the ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Bento Box, Corus Form New Studio

Corus Entertainment and Bento Box Entertainment announce the creation of Bento Box Canada, an animation production company based in Toronto aimed at developing and producing toons targeting ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM: Nelvana, Oktobor & Playmates Team for ‘Mech Mice’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana is partnering with Oktobor Animation and Playmates Toys to develop and produce a CG animated action-comedy series Mech Mice. The producers plan to premiere ... Continue Reading →

Fox Doubles Down on ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Order

20th Century Fox Television will feed fans’ insatiable appetites for Bob’s Burgers with a seventh and eighth season of the hit animated sitcom. Created by Loren Bouchard (Home Movies) ... Continue Reading →