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The Minions Rule the Global B.O.

The long 4th of July weekend proved to be a really sweet time for Gru and the rest of the clan from Despicable Me 2. The Universal/Illumination title, which began its run in U.S. theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channel Provides New ‘Mickey Mouse’ Details

Mickey Mouse is ready for his major comeback. On Friday, June 28 at 8:30 p.m., Disney Channel will debut a new 2D-animated short featuring the studio’s classic icon. Two other ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes

+ Kids’ production company Sixteen South has appointed Emily Whinnett as its new head of development. Whinnett was formerly the director of production and development for Chapman ... Continue Reading →
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PlaySquare, Curious Partner for New Prods

PlaySquare, creator of the ‘Touchable Television’ kids’ device interface, has announced a new investment and production partnership with Curious Pictures. Under the agreement, ... Continue Reading →
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Titmouse’s ‘Owl’ Takes Wing on iTunes

Titmouse, Inc.—the L.A. studio behind Adult Swim’s The Ventures Bros., Metalocalypse and Black Dynamite—has their first original animated theatrical short The Hidden Life of the ... Continue Reading →
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’64 Zoo Lane’ Gets iOS Address

European producer/distributor Millimages is launching a new app for iPad and iPhone, 64 Zoo Lane – Let’s Read Along with Alan, based on its popular children’s series. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sid the Science Kid: The Movie’ Coming to PBS, Video

A feature-length outing for the popular Sid the Science Kid series is set to debut March 25 on PBS Kids! followed by a DVD and iTunes release on April 2. The movie is a co-production ... Continue Reading →
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‘Blue’s Clues’ Creator Launches Interactive Co.

Traci Paige Johnson, creator of pre-k hit Blue’s Clues and co-creator of SuperWhy, is teaming up with award-winning feature producer Caroline Baron (Capote, Monsoon Wedding) to launch ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rastamouse’ Rocks London Toy Fair

Indie children’s entertainment producer, distributor and licensor DHX Media is showcasing rocking new product ranges for its hit property Rastamouse at London Toy Fair this month ... Continue Reading →
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Monster Ent.’s ‘Jungle Beat’ Sells to More Outlets

Monster Entertainment has signed new deals with Cartoon Network Japan, Cartoon Network Latin America, Disney Taiwan (including Hong Kong and Macau), Nickelodeon India and B Channel ... Continue Reading →