U.K.’s Moviehouse Entertainment is shopping the upcoming animated feature The...
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 will build on the foundation that DATG has created with ABC Family, and marks the first time that the two companies have entered into this type of [...]
Don Gato y su Pandilla, a Spanish-language 3D animated feature film based on the Hanna-Barbera character Top Cat, has broken the opening weekend box office record for a local production in Mexico, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film earned about $3.2 million on just more than a thousand screens [...]
Tom Wilson, the talented illustrator who created the optimistic Ziggy character for American Greetings, passed away Friday from complications due to pneumonia at a hospital in Cincinnati. He was 80. Wilson first published Ziggy in 1969 in a cartoon collection titled When You’re Not Around. The strip, which was launched [...]
Kids’ and family entertainment specialist CAKE has been appointed as distributor for global content creator/brand manager Zinkia Entertainment’s award-winning series, Pocoyo. CAKE will oversee distribution for territories around the world, excluding Spain, Latin America, the U.S., Italy, China and Portugal, which will remain under Zinkia’s handling. “CAKE is well-established in [...]
Mark another win for Bender, Fry and the hard-working gang at Comedy Central’s Futurama. Exec produced by Matt Groening, David X. Cohen and Ken Keeler, the episode “The Late Philip J. Fry” took home the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program on Saturday (Sep. 10) at the Creative Emmy Award ceremony. [...]
Global brand management and entertainment company Moonscoop has signed new deals for their CG-animated preschool series SamSam. Seasons one and two ( 52 x 7 and 39 x 8 ) have been snapped up for Australia’s ABC and Turner Broadcasting in Spain (for its Boomerang and Boing channels), while the [...]
Disney’s Prep & Landing; Operation Secret Santa, an all-new short film starring Santa Claus’ sneakiest elf operatives, is set to air Tuesday on ABC. The seven-minute short film follows the adventures of stealthy operatives Wayne and Lanny, who go on a mission to retrieve a mysterious item from deep within [...]