Weiss-led Universal Kids Productions Announced

Universal Pictures has launched a new children’s entertainment division, which will be overseen by former Nickelodeon executive Teri Weiss. Dubbed Universal Kids Productions, the ... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Acquires Bardel

Rainbow, the largest studio in Europe, has acquired Canadian animation studio Bardel. Rainbow is a content powerhouse with a presence in more than 150 countries through hit shows that ... Continue Reading →

M4e Deal Brings ‘Wissper’ to Nick Jr. in the U.S.

Wissper is coming next year to Nick Jr. viewers in the United States under a deal struck between the broadcaster and German brand management and media company m4e AG, which is co-producing ... Continue Reading →

‘Geronimo Stilton’ Set for TVE, TV3

Atlantyca Entertainment’s Geronimo Stilton is packing his bags for Spain with two broadcast deals secured for the internationally popular toon — which has sold to 130 territories ... Continue Reading →

‘90s Nick Destination Launching Oct. 5

Praise be to the gods of pop culture nostalgia: The rumors were true, and Nickelodeon will launch The Splat — a new block featuring iconic 1990s content — on Monday, October ... Continue Reading →

Corus Launches YTV, Nick Apps

Corus Entertainment announces the launch of the latest apps in its suite of kids services rolling out this year: YTVGo and NickGO. The two newcomers join TreehouseGO, which had a successful ... Continue Reading →

Execs at TAC in Ottawa Report All Boats Rising

Cartoon Network’s chief content officer, Rob Sorcher, is definitely in the spotlight the final day of the Television Animation Conference, which is part of the Ottawa International ... Continue Reading →

Hybrid Nicktoons Feature Rumored in Works

In what may just be mounting rumor mill excitement over reports that Nickelodeon is considering reviving some of its classic, fan-favorite cartoons, the latest bit of grist being worked ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Announces Fall Toon Premieres

Nickelodeon will be offering a cornucopia of delights from its animation harvest, with new toon episodes jump started its fall lineup on Friday, September 18. This will see the return ... Continue Reading →

VIEW Reveals 2015 Speakers

VIEW Conference, taking place Oct. 19-23 in Turin, Italy this year, has announced the speakers for the 16th edition. Key animation speakers listed below; see viewfest.it for complete ... Continue Reading →