Sarah Muller Named Head of Children’s at Channel 5

Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Sarah Muller as Head of Children’s at Channel 5 in the UK. Muller will be responsible for commissioning and acquisition of linear ... Continue Reading →

Hasbro Acquires Dublin Studio Boulder Media

Hasbro, Inc. announces that it has acquired Boulder Media, a multi-award winning animation company based in Dublin, Ireland. Boulder has produced a number of acclaimed series for top ... Continue Reading →

‘Danger Mouse’ Given Extended Mission

FemantleMedia Kids & Family and CBBC have announced that the “World’s Greatest Secret Agent” Danger Mouse will return in a second season of his reinvigorated animated adventures. ... Continue Reading →

Refreshed ‘Danger Mouse’ Arrives on Netflix in NorAm

North American fans will finally get to binge-watch the warmly received reboot of classic cartoon Danger Mouse, which arrives on Netflix at long last April 29 after premiering on CBBC ... Continue Reading →

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Box Office: Disney’s Zootopia Tops $500M Worldwide Animated animal caper has triumphed in China, Russia an at home. Disney Names New VPs of Original Series & Movies Disney Channel ... Continue Reading →

Filmlance Developing New ‘Moomin’ Series

Filmlance International, the production house behind the acclaimed Scandinavian thriller Bron (The Bridge), has entered a licensing agreement with Moomin Characters and Bulls Licensing ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News: DreamWorks, FremantleMedia, One Animation, Sesame Workshop, Shaboom!, Squeeze, ZAG

DreamWorks Animation and France’s Lagardere Active TV have inked a deal for free-to-air and basic pay-TV rights for the latter’s kids and family channels to broadcast the ... Continue Reading →

Market Watch: Kidscreen Summit

The pre-Kidscreen chaos continues, and the TV animation business is abuzz with new project announcements, partnerships and sales. Here’s a quick study sheet to review before you head ... Continue Reading →

The Return of Mouse and Mole

CBBC, FremantleMedia and Boulder Media find classic U.K. series Danger Mouse needs minimal fine-tuning to work for a modern audience. With ... Continue Reading →

Manimation Line-Up Announced

MIDAS and the Children’s Media Conference have released the full line-up for Manimation 2015 — an animation industry conference taking place in Manchester, U.K. on November ... Continue Reading →