Adventure Time

Music to Soothe the TV Toon Beasts

***This article originally appeared in the June/July issue of Animation Magazine (No. 281)*** Music is one of the most integral elements of animated television, bringing to the fore ... Continue Reading →
Butch Hartman

Butch Hartman Launches Kids Streamer Oaxis with Crowdfund Campaign

Former Nickelodeon producer and series creator Butch Hartman (Danny Phantom, T.U.F.F. Puppy, Bunsen Is a Beast,The Fairly OddParents) is forming Oaxis Entertainment, a new online subscription-based ... Continue Reading →
Big City Greens

Making Disney Channel’s ‘Big City Greens’

Shane and Chris Houghton’s Animated Guide to City Life When brothers Shane and Chris Houghton were growing up in St. Johns, Michigan, they were used to living a simple life surrounded ... Continue Reading →
Cyma Zarghami

Viacom: Cyma Zarghami Steps Down as Nickelodeon Prez

Viacom has announced that Cyma Zarghami is stepping down as President of Nickelodeon Group, after working at the network for more than 30 years. “Over the course of her career, Cyma ... Continue Reading →
P. Jayakumarar

Toonz Teams with Yellow Entertainment for Preschool Projects

India-base Toonz Media Group and Australia-based Yellow Entertainment announced a co-development and co-production partnership and distribution deal for multiple animated preschool ... Continue Reading →
Chris Savino

Canned ‘Loud House’ Creator Savino Suspended by Animation Guild

In a history-making move, The Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839 — the trade union which represents animation artists in Los Angeles — has taken extensive action against The ... Continue Reading →
Claudia Spinelli

Nick Developing Norman Lear’s ‘Man of the House’ Under New VP Spinelli

Nickelodeon will be developing a new animated project working-titled Man of the House, from Norman Lear’s ACT III Productions. Conceived by Colombian-American writer and illustrator ... Continue Reading →
PAW Patrol

Nick Greenlights New Seasons of Four Pre-K Faves

Nickelodeon has issued renewal orders for some of the biggest preschool hits on TV, which will add more animation with PAW Patrol season 6, Blaze and the Monster Machines season 5, ... Continue Reading →
Canticos

Noggin Expands “En Español,” Adds First Bilingual Series ‘Canticos’

Nickelodeon’s top-ranked preschool SVOD service Noggin has bolstered its educational offerings with new Spanish-language content. Launched today, the dedicated “En Español” hub ... Continue Reading →
B.C.: Back to Civilization

Parallax Developing ‘B.C.’ Animated Feature for 2021

Redwood City, Calif.-based Parallax Media Ventures is developing a new animated feature based on John Hart’s classic comic series B.C. The feature, titled B.C.: Back to Civilization, ... Continue Reading →