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‘Ella the Elephant,’ ‘Grojband’ Coming to U.K.’s Pop

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment animated series Ella the Elephant and Grojband will premiere on U.K. kids channels Tiny Pop and Pop this month. “Pop’s new ... Continue Reading →
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‘Q Pootle 5′ Sales Blast Off

ZDF Enterprises has inked a number of new international deals for British preschool series Q Pootle 5 (52 x 11) from Snapper Productions. Based on the best-selling books by Nick Butterworth, ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Joe & Jack’ Headed for KiKA

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has sold its animated preschool series Joe & Jack (39 x 7) to Germany’s ARD/SWR, which will broadcast the show on children’s pubcaster ... Continue Reading →
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BRB, OutFit7 Team Up for ‘Talking Tom’

Spain’s BRB Internacional has inked a deal with global entertainment company Outfit7 to produce a new 3D animated series called Talking Tom and Friends (52 x 11). The show targets ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Jr. Italy Moves in on ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’

Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has announced the sale of award-winning preschool toon Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (80 x 11) to Nick Jr. Italy. The deal was brokered by Italian ... Continue Reading →
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Best Issue Ever! (Really)

2014 is a big year for fiftieth anniversaries in pop culture. Mary Poppins, It’s a Small World, and the Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show all reach the half-century ... Continue Reading →
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‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Trailer Goes Live

Following its debut during Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC last night, Disney has launched the new trailer for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy online. Check out the superheroic, space-faring ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Options Zuckerberg’s ‘Dot’ for TV Series

The Jim Henson Co. plans to develop an animated children’s TV series based on Dot, having optioned the rights to the debut picture book from author Randi Zuckerberg. Recently ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Toy Story’ Special Planned for Christmas 2014

ABC announced it will air an all-new half-hour Toy Story special from Pixar for the 2014 Christmas season. Titled Toy Story That Time Forgot, the special revolves around a post-Christmas ... Continue Reading →
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Five Animated Pics Nominated for Academy Awards

This morning (Jan. 16), the nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were announced at a news conference at the Samuel Goldwyn theater in Beverly Hills. Here are the animation ... Continue Reading →