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Ready for their Market Close-Ups

We know what many of the TV animation industry will be doing during the first 10 days in October. They’ll be checking out all the new animated shows in production and early stages ... Continue Reading →
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KidsCo Gets Facelift, Acquires New Toons

Global children’s TV channel KidsCo announced plans for a new look and new content that will roll out globally in early 2013. The refreshed KidsCo will feature a redesigned on-air ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Presents Three New Series at MIPCOM

Nelvana Enterprises will add three new animated productions to its lineup at MIPCOM, with Oh No!, two new Frankin and Friends specials and Paboo & Mojies joining fresh seasons of ... Continue Reading →
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‘Real Ghostbusters,’ ‘Cryptkeeper’ Return on FEARnet

Two animated blasts from the past are arriving on an unlikely cable destination—FEARnet. The horror-themed channel will begin airing The Real Ghostbusters and Tales from the Cryptkeeper ... Continue Reading →
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TV Veteran Neil Court Is New Factory Chair

UK-based indie Factory TM has appointed kids industry veteran Neil Court as its new non-executive chairman. Court will be joining the company’s board along with former Cosgrove Hall ... Continue Reading →
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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 →