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Disney Channel has promoted Adam Bonnett to the newly created position of Disney Channels Worldwide exec VP of original programming. The announcement was made today by Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide, to whom Bonnett reports. Marsh said, “Adam is an extraordinarily talented executive who brilliantly [...]
Emmy-winning animation veterans Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle spill the beans on their eagerly awaited Nickelodeon show, which is based on DreamWorks’ Monsters vs. Aliens. Nick and Cartoon Network had great success with TV series based on DreamWorks’ features Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon. That’s [...]
Fans of DreamWorks Animation’s Monsters vs. Aliens will get the chance to enjoy a weekly comedy series based on the 2009 movie, beginning this Saturday. The cabler will premiere the CG-animated series this Saturday (March 23) at 9:30 p.m., right after its popular Kids Choice Awards broadcast. The new series [...]
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC) recently announced a new free TV agreement with Disney, Middle East and North Africa (MENA). JCC, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, has acquired the rights to a selection of Disney’s most popular kids and family content, including Disney and [...]
Nickelodeon’s popular animated series Penguins of Madagascar took home the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program on Saturday (June 23). The National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences event took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The show is produced by multiple-Emmy-winning animation veterans Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, [...]
Actress Nancy Cartwright, the one-and-only voice of Bart Simpson, will receive the Don LaFontaine Legacy Award at this year’s PromaxBDA kudofest tonight (June 14). Cartright, who has been the voice of Bart for the past 24 years will be honored at a special ceremony, hosted by Jay Mohr. “Through her [...]
Penguins of Magadascar, Nickelodeon’s CG-animated spinoff of its popular movie series has slowly been building up steam and picking up various awards since it debuted in March of 2009. This week, we have a great compilation of the two Operation Blowhole specials which feature guest voice Neil Patrick Harris as [...]
Tweety, Sylvester, Granny and some familiar voices make the new Warner Bros. 3-D short the cat’s meow. The world is a much different place today than it was in November of 1942 when Tweety Bird made his first appearance in A Tale of Two Kitties. Almost 69 years later, the [...]
Dwayne McDuffie and Earl Kress will be the recipients of the Writers Guild of America’s 14th Annual Animation Writing Award posthumously at the Animation Writers Caucus Awards tonight (Thursday, Nov. 17) at the Writers Guild West headquarters in Hollywood. The award recognizes their animation writing work and their efforts to [...]
We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from liver cancer. Kress’s numerous animation credits include The Fox and the Hound, DuckTales, Ewoks, Pinky and the Brain, Animaniacs, Transformers, Pound Puppies, Taz-Mania, [...]