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Animation’s Legendary (Semi-) Lost Film

Genuinely lost films in feature animation are so rare as to qualify as unique, but there is at least one: Hanna-Barbera’s Rock Odyssey. Intended as the rock n’ roll answer ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ PGS Entertainment has secured a raft of sales for season 3 of Method Animation’s The Little Prince. The popular series has been pre-sold to broadcasters RTBF (Belgium), ABC ... Continue Reading →
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MGM producing Animated ‘Addams Family’ Movie

Charles Addams’ classic monster family is coming back to the big screen. Variety reports the beloved kooky characters are being prepared for an animated movie, produced by MGM. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cloudbabies’ Soar to Germany

Following a successful tour of the MIPCOM market in Cannes, Hoho Rights has announced a key sale for its CG animated preschool property, Cloudbabies (52 x 10), which will be floating ... Continue Reading →
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Mike Hopkins Is Hulu’s New CEO

Hulu has named Mike Hopkins as its CEO. Acting CEO Andy Forssell is leaving the company. Hopkins, who has been a Hulu board member since 2011, was most recently president of distribution ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story of Terror’ Scares Up Big Numbers for ABC

Halloween celebrations got an early start on Wednesday (Oct. 16) night on ABC as the network premiered the half-hour special Toy Story of Terror!. The show placed No. 1 among total ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story of Terror’ Bows on ABC This Wednesday

If like us, you’ve been missing the adventures of Woody, Buzz and Jessie, then this month, ABC and Pixar have a special spooky treat for you. Just in time for Halloween—well ... Continue Reading →
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TV Helmer Sues For ‘Johnny Test’ Credit

A veteran live-action TV drama director is suing his former partner over being denied credit and compensation as the co-creator of the animated series Johnny Test. David Straiton, whose ... Continue Reading →
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Studio 100′s ‘Super Mega Hyper Pets’ Ready for Forum

Studio 100 Animation will be pitching a new preschool series called Super Mega Hyper Pets at the upcoming edition of Cartoon Forum (Sept. 17-20) in Toulouse, France. The colorful show ... Continue Reading →
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He Was America’s Favorite Uncle –– I Swear!

A number of years ago, while working for Disneyland, I was allowed to hear a surreptitiously-made (and archived) tape of a recording session with Walt Disney. After muffing his lines, ... Continue Reading →