Ian McGinty

‘Showside’ Creator McGinty Talks Double Barreled Launch

This past week was a good one for Ian McGinty. Best known for his work on the comic book versions of Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors, McGinty rolled out his original property Welcome ... Continue Reading →

FremantleMedia Racks Up ‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Sales

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces that a number of major international broadcasters have acquired its new preschool show Kate & Mim-Mim (26 x 22). Among the ... Continue Reading →

Oasis Provides Production Services for PBS’s ‘Arthur’

Montreal-based Oasis Animation has agreed to provide production services on seasons 20 and 21 of the animated series Arthur for the WGBH Educational Foundation. Oasis will handle preproduction, ... Continue Reading →

Season 3 of ‘1001 Nights’ Heads Into Production

Big Bad Boo Studios will shortly begin production on season three of its award-winning animated series 1001 Nights. Creators Aly Jetha and Shabnam Rezaei, along with showrunner and ... Continue Reading →

Eddie Redmayne, John Hurt Board ‘Thomas’ Feature

Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne, along with prolific actor John Hurt and Jamie Campbell Bower, are all aboard the cast list for the latest Thomas the Tank Engine movie: Thomas & ... Continue Reading →

New-Look ‘Bob the Builder’ Set for PBS, YouTube

Bob the Builder will return to PBS in November with a brand-new look for Bob, updated CG animation and a new character for young viewers to admire, Wendy, voiced by Downton Abbey’s ... Continue Reading →

PBS Announces New Lineup

PBS has revealed its upcoming programming lineup, which include new episodes of kids’ series Super Why! and an all-new Curious George movie. PBS Kids will begin premiering new ... Continue Reading →

‘1001 Nights’ Comes to ComiXology

Big Bad Boo Studios is releasing five new comic-book titles on cloud-based digital comics platforms ComiXology, now through August. The Forbidden City of Shenzhen, Prince Ahmed, Abu ... Continue Reading →
Jane Aaron

‘Sesame Street’ Animator Jane Aaron Dies at 67

Animator and children’s book artist Jane Aaron, who is best known for creating dozens of animated shorts for Sesame Street, died June 27 from cancer in New York City. She was ... Continue Reading →

PBS Premieres Walt Disney Special in September

PBS will premiere the two-part American Experience special dedicated to Walt Disney on September 14 and 15, 9 – 11 p.m. ET. The four hour film will offer an unprecedented look ... Continue Reading →