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Disney/ABC and Corus to Launch ABC Spark in Canada

Disney/ABC Television Group and Corus Entertainment will launch ABC Spark, a dedicated millennial-focused channel and multi-platform offering, in Canada in Spring 2012. The channel ... Continue Reading →
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Vanguard and Arc to Build 3D ‘Nut House’

Vanguard Animation (Space Chimps, Valiant) is partnering with Arc Prods. (formerly known as Starz Animaton) on its next CG 3D movie, an animated heist movie titled The Nut House. The ... Continue Reading →
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Halloween Treat: Vote for Teletoon’s Top 5 Baddies

In honor of Halloween, Canada’s TELETOON Retro channel is asking viewers to help the best (worst?) villains of all time for the latest installment of the TELETOON Retro Hall of Fame. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Arkham City’ Has Super Sales

Batman: Arkham City, the latest Dark Knight baddy-busting videogame from Warner Bros. Interactive and DC Entertainment, has shipped over 4.6 million units in its first week of sales, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda’ Show Premieres on Nick on Nov. 7

Nick has announced Monday Nov. 7 as the premiere date for the its new Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness animated series. The CG-animated DreamWorks Animation co-pro kicking off ... Continue Reading →
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NewTek to Toast VFX Artists at the TV Academy

Leading 3D animation and tech tool manufacturer NewTek will host a special tribute to Emmy-winning LightWave vfx artists on Nov. 10 at the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences. Actress Jeri ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation Nabs Chuck Viane

DreamWorks Animation will continue to retain Chuck Viane as a distribution consultant to the Company. Viane will be working with DreamWorks Animation executives on a consultancy basis. ... Continue Reading →
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Winnie the Pooh, Tom & Jerry New on DVD

A tasty selection of home entertainment treats are available for sampling today, including Disney’s new animated Winnie the Pooh adventure and Volume One of the Tom and Jerry Golden ... Continue Reading →
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‘South Park’ Spoofs Broadway; Creators Targeted by Scientologists

A new episode of Comedy Central’s hit animated series South Park will take on the world of musical theater. Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone crafted the latest season 15 tale with ... Continue Reading →
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Early Critics Say ‘Puss in Boots’ Is Cat’s Meow

Since DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots will finally be released this Friday release (Oct. 28), both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter have posted their reviews of the movie already. ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Pulls ‘Harry Potter’ Vanishing Act

Warner Bros. plans to halt shipping DVD and Blu-ray of all of the Harry Potter movies to retailers after Dec. 29, Deadline.com reports today. The studio hopes to encourage fans to buy ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel Buys Hit Ent. for $680m

It’s official. Thomas the Tank and Bob the Builder have a new home. London’s Financial Times is reporting that toy powerhouse Mattel has bought children’s media outfit Hit Entertainment—distributor ... Continue Reading →
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Tim Burton Designs Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Balloon

On the heels of sharing his art with visitors to the L.A. County Museum this year, Tim Burton has designed a special float for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade in New York. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kung Fu Panda 2′ Director to Speak at SIGGRAPH Asia

Jennifer Yu Nelson, the acclaimed director of DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2 and the film’s production designer Raymond Zibach are two of the featured speakers at SIGGRAPH ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Shows Off ‘Underpants’

Dreamworks Animation will be flying with Dav Pilkey’s hugely popular book series Captain Underpants, Deadline.com reported this week. The studio acquired the rights to the wonderful ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Cries for Second Season of ‘Baby Jake’

Darrall Macqueen’s wonderful preschool series Baby Jake has been picked up for a second season by CBeebies in the U.K. The new season of the 26 x11” series will continue to focus ... Continue Reading →
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‘Geronimo Stilton’ begins Sophomore Season on Rai2

Atlantyca’s brilliant mouse reporter Geronimo Stilton is ready for a second season of cheese-filled adventures on RAI 2, beginning this Monday (Oct. 24) at 7:19 a.m. (yes, that’s ... Continue Reading →
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Google Celebrates Mary Blair’s 100th Birthday

Google is showcasing a colorful “birthday doodle” in honor of Disney Legend Mary Blair’s 100th birthday today (Friday, Oct. 21). The much-loved artist, whe worked alongside ... Continue Reading →
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Eep-Opp-Ork…Uh-Oh!

It was the rock song that defined a generation. All right, it wasn’t really. Instead, Eep-Opp-Ork-Ah-Ah, which highlighted 1962’s A Date with Jet Screamer, the second-aired episode ... Continue Reading →
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‘Oki’s Oasis’ Saddles Up for Disney Jr.

Disney Jr. has started production on the new CG-animated preschool show Oki’s Oasis, which will feature the voice of Mandy Moore. Set to premiere in 2013 on Disney Junior channels ... Continue Reading →