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Irene Weibel Promoted to Head of Nelvana Studio

Irene Weibel has been appointed VP, head of Nelvana Studio. Weibel will have overall responsibility for the development and production for all original productions from Nelvana. The ... Continue Reading →
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Berenstain Bears Celebrate 50th Anniversary

This year marks the big 5-O for beloved characters the Berenstain Bears—who first appeared in Jan and Stan Berenstain’s illustrated children’s book The Big Honey Hunt in 1962. ... Continue Reading →
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Illumination Plans a ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ Movie

Scholastic Entertainment’s Clifford the Big Red Dog will be wagging his tail on the big screen again, thanks to the team at Illumination Entertainment and Universal. According to ... Continue Reading →
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Beloved Children’s Book Artist Maurice Sendak Dies at 83

One of the most influential and beloved children’s artists of the 20th century, Maurice Sendak, died on Tuesday at the age of 83 from complications from a recent stroke. Sendak’s ... Continue Reading →
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Berenstain Bears Creator Passes Away

Jan Berenstain, who wrote and illustrated the popular books The Berenstain Bears with her husband Stan, passed away on Friday in Solesbury, Penn, after suffering from a severe stroke. ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Debuts CG ‘Franklin’ Feb. 13

Beloved preschool character Franklin the turtle will return to the small screen thanks to Nickelodeon’s new CG-animated series Franklin and Friends, set to premiere Monday, February ... Continue Reading →
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Hot New Discs: ‘Adventures of Tintin,’ ‘Ice Age Special’

If the upcoming Steven Spielberg upcoming feature The Adventures of Tintin has whetted your appetite for other versions of Herge’s comicbook character, we’ve got just the DVD for ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Toons Head to CN Latin America

Cartoon Network Latin America audiences will be able to bid buenos dias to three of Nelvana’s popular kids’ comedy programs soon. Toons Sidekick and Scaredy Squirrel, as well as ... Continue Reading →
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TELETOON Unveils Fall Lineup

Canadian cabler TELETOON has revealed its fall broadcast schedule, featuring seven new series (The Looney Tunes Show, Hole in the Wall, Beyond Human, Young Justice) and five returning ... Continue Reading →
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Entertainment One Takes On Two ‘Babar’ Series

Indie distributor Entertainment One (eONe) has secured home entertainment and digital rights to the classic Babar animated series, as well as the new CG take Babar and the Adventures ... Continue Reading →