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TELETOON Commissions Third Season of ‘Rocket Monkeys’

Corus Entertainment’s TELETOON network has commissioned a third 26 x 30 season of animated kids’ comedy Rocket Monkeys from Breakthrough Entertainment. The announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough Keel Hauls ‘Pirate Express’

Breakthrough Entertainment is expanding its children’s library with the acquisition of Pirate Express, which will debut at the MIPCOM market in Cannes this month. The 2D animated ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough Entertainment Execs Buy in as Partners

Two executives at Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment have acquired stakes in the company, which produces animated content such as the TV series Rocket Monkeys and Mother Up! Nat ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Picks Up Breakthrough’s ‘Producing Parker’

Breakthrough Entertainment’s adult animated comedy Producing Parker is now available on Hulu and Hulu Plus in the U.S. Winner of the 2013 Canadian Screen Award for ‘Best ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Order Includes New ‘Inspector Gadget’ Series

Teletoon Canada is resurrecting Inspector Gadget. A new CG version of the beloved series from DHX Media was one of two new series commissioned by the network, with the other being a ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Magic Light Pictures, the U.K.-based company behind the success of film and licensing properties The Gruffalo and Room on the Groom is building up its operation with two key appointments. ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes: ‘Jimmy Two Shoes,’ ‘Ella Bella Bingo’

Jimmy Two Shoes Receives Award of Excellence: Breakthrough Entertainment’s long-running animated series, Jimmy Two Shoes has received the “Award of Excellence for Best Television ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises and The Topps Company are entering into a partnership to develop a new animated boys’ action series Mysticons (26 x 22). The show aimed ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough/Atomic’s ‘Rocket Monkeys’ Fly to Nick

The animated space monkeys of Breakthrough Entertainment and Atomic Cartoons are jumping with joy today as they’ll be heading over to Nickelodeon worldwide this spring. The 26 x 26 ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough to Distribute New Eva Longoria Toon

Toronto-based City today announced start of production on Mother Up!, a 13-episode, half-hour adult animated comedy series starring Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), who also serves ... Continue Reading →