The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special

SNL Teases Befuddling ‘David S. Pumpkins’ NBC Special

Just ahead of its TV debut this weekend, SNL has released a teaser for the seasonal skit-inspired The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special, which appropriately raises more questions ... Continue Reading →
Moominvalley. IMAGE CREDIT: © Moomin Characters ™ / Gutsy Animations

Sky Moves into Magical ‘Moominvalley’

Leading pan-European entertainment company Sky has come on board the latest animated incarnation of Tove Jansson’s beloved characters, with Gutsy Animations’ Moominvalley set to ... Continue Reading →
Addams Family

Cinesite Tapped to Animate MGM’s ‘Addams Family’

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures has announced that digital entertainment outfit Cinesite Studios will provide CG animation and VFX for its upcoming feature film based on the macabre panel ... Continue Reading →
Muppet Babies

Disney’s New ‘Muppet Babies’ Set for Early 2018 Due Date

Production has commenced on Disney Junior’s reimagined Muppet Babies series, announced in 2016 and due to arrive on screens in early 2018. The CG-animated reboot will chronicle the ... Continue Reading →
Ani x Para: Who Is Your Hero?

NHK to Air Paralympic-Themed Anime Shorts in Run-Up to 2020

Beginning next month, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK will air a series of animated shorts with the hope of stirring interest in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Titled Ani x Para: ... Continue Reading →
Gumball VIP

Turner EMEA and Tonio Team for ‘Gumball VIP’ UK Experiment

Turner EMEA has teamed with Austrian start-up Tonio to present an innovative new viewer experience, “Gumball VIP” — giving fans of The Amazing World of Gumball the chance ... Continue Reading →
Poppy (voiced by Anna Kendrick) in 2016’s Trolls from DreamWorks Animation

‘DreamWorks Trolls Holiday’ Musical Special Set for NBC

A funky-fresh new half-hour seasonal special DreamWorks Trolls Holiday is heading to screens, bringing back the hit feature film’s A-list talent for another animated musical adventure. ... Continue Reading →
Coconut the Little Dragon

MIPCOM TV News Bytes

Leading kids & family content distributor Imira Entertainment has closed a 150+ territory Pay TV deal with Viacom Int’l Media Networks’ Nickelodeon across EMEA, Latin America ... Continue Reading →
GG Bond

CraneKahn Enters Multiterritory Deal with Winsing Animation

CraneKahn LLC — the new company started by licensing hitmaker Al Kahn, who has helped put brands like Cabbage Patch Kids and Teenage Mutant Turtles at the top of kids’ holiday ... Continue Reading →
Nelvana-150

Nelvana Teams with Discovery for Global Kids Content Venture

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Discovery Communications have formed a venture to produce a new pipeline of content for the kids’ market in Canada, Latin America, and around the ... Continue Reading →