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FUNimation Brings HD Anime to Xfinity On Demand

FUNimation Channel, the U.S.’s 24/7 anime channel, is now offering programming in high definition to Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers through Xfinity On Demand. Users can ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Picks Up Kids Classics

Genius Brands International has acquired two animated series to add to its programming lineup for its new Kid Genius channel, launching on Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand service ... Continue Reading →
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Charter Acquiring Time Warner Cable

Charter Communications will be acquiring Time Warner Cable in a massive deal valued at $78.7 billion. Combining companies will make Charter a formidable cable and broadband rival to ... Continue Reading →
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NCircle Nabs ‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab’ for NoAm

Genius Brands International has licensed North American home entertainment rights — including DVD and specific digital rights — for its animated science-inspired series ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands, Comcast Partner on Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International will partner with Comcast to launch Kid Genius, a new channel on Xfinity On Demand, this fall. Baby Genius has been a top performer on the Baby Boost Channel ... Continue Reading →
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Comcast, GBI Launching Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International has partnered with Comcast to launch Kid Genius, a new channel on Xfinity On Demand, with the goal of delivering “Smart TV for Kids” starting fall 2015. ... Continue Reading →
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NBCUniversal Purchases Remainder of Sprout

In another shakeup in the small-screen landscape, NBCUniversal has bought out its partners in preschool cable network Sprout. The company says this move demonstrates its increased commitment ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2′ Plumps Up Uni’s Bottom Line

In reporting their third quarter profits, Comcast noted improvement in its entertainment arm NBCUniversal, handily bolstered by the success of the Illumination Entertainment toon Despicable ... 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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Kabillion Launches on Xfinity App

Free kids’ video on demand network Kabillion, a subsidiary of Moonscoop LLC ranked in the top 10 in the U.S., has announced its launch on Comcast’s Xfinity TV Player app–which ... Continue Reading →