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Global News Bytes

+ Black Friday may have come and gone in the real world, but it will come to South Park this week as the mall finally opens and only one gaming device will be the winner in the all-new ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sofia the First’ Special Sets Ratings Record

The premiere of the Sofia the First: The Floating Palace special was a ratings winner for Disney Channel on Sunday (Nov. 24). According to the cabler, the 7 p.m. broadcast garnered ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes: Dinosaur Train, B-DAMAN, Matt Hatter

+ The Jim Henson Company‘s Emmy nominated CG animated preschool series Dinosaur Train is chugging along nicely as Disney Channel in Germany has announced the show will be a key ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey’s Fantastic 3-D Comeback

How director Lauren MacMullan and her team crafted the wonderful new Mickey Mouse short, showcasing a remarkable marriage of 2D and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Nick Celebrate Ratings Triumphs

Thanks to Sunday’s original programming fare—primarily of the live-action variety, notably the series’ finale of Shake It Up, the week’s #1 telecast in key demos—Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel Celebrates Mickey’s Birthday on Nov. 18

Disney Channel has planned a great way to celebrate Mickey Mouse’s birthday on Monday, Nov. 18. The cabler will premiere the first-ever extended episode of the Emmy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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‘Octonauts’ Teams Up with Ocean Exploration & Research

Silvergate’s hit animated preschool series Octonauts is exploring opportunities with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration ... Continue Reading →
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15 Minutes With Cort Lane

Cort Lane, VP of Animation Production & Development, Marvel Animag: People always want to know how you got into the business: What was your first big break? Cort Lane: I was working ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toy Story of Terror’ Scares Up Big Numbers for ABC

Halloween celebrations got an early start on Wednesday (Oct. 16) night on ABC as the network premiered the half-hour special Toy Story of Terror!. The show placed No. 1 among total ... Continue Reading →
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China’s ‘Pleasant Goat’ Is in Big Trouble

Zhejiang TV in China is stopping airing the hugely popular children’s animated series Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf, says The Hollywood Reporter, after receiving complaints about ... Continue Reading →