cartoon-network-logo-150

New Sonic Show to Debut on Cartoon Network

Sega’s popular character Sonic the Hedgehog will return to TV in 2014, via a new CG-animated series to be co-produced by Sega and Genao Productions. The new series, which is tentatively ... Continue Reading →
Cecilia Persson

Turner Ups Persson to VP Acquisitions and Co-Pros

Turner Broadcasting has promoted Cecilia Persson to the newly created role of VP, Acquisitions & Co-Productions, Kids, EMEA and International. Persson will oversee and negotiate ... Continue Reading →
Totally-Spies-150

New ‘Totally Spies!’ Hit North America Shelves

Zodiak Kids and its North American DVD partner Cinedigm have released the first-ever Totally Spies! DVDs in the U.S. and Canada. The premiere two-volume set of Season 1, Top Secret ... Continue Reading →
Pokemon-The-Movie-Genesect-And-The-Legend-Of-The-Awakened-150

16th Pokemon Movie to Premiere on CN in Oct.

The 2013 feature Pokemon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened will premiere on Cartoon Network on Oct. 19th at 12:30 p.m. The film will was originally released in Japan as Pocket ... Continue Reading →
Charlie Bean

‘Tron: Uprising’s’ Bean to Direct ‘Ninjago’ Movie

Tron: Uprising director Charlie Bean is moving up to the big screen, having been hired to direct Warner Bros.’ toy adaptation feature film Ninjago. Based on the popular Lego toy ... Continue Reading →
David Straiton

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 →
rising-stars-150

Rising Stars of Animation

2013’s crop of up-and-coming animators proves there’s still room for originality and inventiveness in the toon landscape.       Graham Annable Graham Annable Co-director, ... Continue Reading →
Wander-Over-Yonder-logo-150

McCracken’s ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Premieres Tonight

TV animation auteur Craig McCracken chats with us about the challenges and rewards of his charming new Disney Channel show, Wander Over Yonder. If you’ve followed TV animation ... Continue Reading →
giant-wheel-animation-150

Giant Wheel Taps Atlantyca to Distribute ‘Taka & Maka’

Giant Wheel Animation has appointed Atlantyca Entertainment as its distribution partner for the animated series Taka & Maka. The three-year agreement sees Atlantyca holding the ... Continue Reading →
cartoon-network-150

CN Picks Up 2 Holiday Specials from Cake

London-based distributor Cake today has sold the holiday specials A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List to Cartoon Network U.S. The deal builds on last year’s sale of the ... Continue Reading →