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Curious Pictures Announces Three New Hires

New York-based indie animation house Curious Pictures has announced several new hires: Exec producer Gary Giambalvo has joined the New York office as exec producer. Previously, Giambalvo ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. to Debut ‘Doc McStuffins’ Short-Form Spinoff

Fans of Disney’s acclaimed preschool series Doc McStuffins are going to feel better about the their summer TV viewing options. A new short-form series extension called The Doc ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Little Airplane Productions has sealed a series of deals for its spud-tastic pre-k franchise Small Potatoes, which will see the taters’ musical Rock Mockumentary film Meet the ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont Leads Co-Production Reboot of ‘Calimero’

France’s Gaumont Animation is teaming up with Calidra and Italy’s Studio Campedelli to co-produce a new animated CGI series featuring the lovable little black chicken Calimero ... Continue Reading →
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Geary to Head Production, Development at FlickerLab

Animation and transmedia company FlickerLab has appointed Jordan Geary as its new head of production and development. A seasoned creative producer, director, show-creator and on-air ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont Plans a 50th Anniversary Bash for Calimero

Gaumont Animation (formerly Alphanim), is hosting a big bash to promote its upcoming CG-animated series Calimero on June 12 at the opening night of the the Annecy International Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior to Air ‘Sofia the First’ Weeknights

Disney Junior plans to air its popular animated series Sofia the First weeknights at 7 p.m. and weekends at 5:30 p.m., beginning June 10. The Hollywood Reporter says the show will also ... Continue Reading →
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A Monstrously Good Show

Disney Junior and Brown Bag Films introduce preschool audiences to a close-nit creature family in a new toon called Henry Hugglemonster. Watch out, Dora the Explorer, Curious George ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior HD launches in the U.K.

Disney’s preschool channel Disney Junior has officially launched in the U.K. in high definition. The Mouse cabler already transmits HD versions of its core Disney Channel and Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Karen K. Miller Promoted to VP at Disney Channel

Karen K. Miller has been promoted to Disney Channels Worldwide’s VP of programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. She has been with Disney since 2011. In her new position, ... Continue Reading →