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Sales Report: Raft of Global Sales Precede MIPCOM

With MIP Junior and MIPCOM looming in Cannes, reports of sales of animated programs around the world are stacking up. Here’s the latest: Genius Brands International has sold Stan ... Continue Reading →
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Ask a Baboon – Issue #241

Baboon Animation’s newest shining star, the accomplished Susan Kim, has written for more than three dozen children’s TV series, including PBS’s runaway hit Peg+Cat, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Magic School Bus’ Returns in Netflix Series

Netflix and Scholastic Media have announced that a new original series based on iconic kids’ show The Magic School Bus will be hitting the streaming platform worldwide in 2016. ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon to Debut ‘Butt’ Import June 12

Teletoon has set June 12 as the Canadian premiere date for the Australian animated comedy series The Day My Butt Went Psycho. The Day My Butt Went Psycho is based on Scholastic’s ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Animator Michael Sporn Dies at 67

We are sad to report the passing of Oscar-nominated American animator Michael Sporn at the age of 67 from pancreatic cancer. The influential New York-based artist was working on Poe, ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Kids Orders More ‘WordGirl’

Scholastic Media has announced a new production order from PBS KIDS for 26 more episodes of Emmy-winning kids series WordGirl. The show, produced by Scholastic’s animation studio ... Continue Reading →
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‘Geronimo Stilton’ Debuts on DVD Next Month

U.S. fans of Scholastic’s popular mouse journalist Geronimo Stilton will finally be able to enjoy the popular animated series based on the character on DVD in September. Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo TV to Sell Home Plate Ent.’s Shows

Italian distributor and producer Mondo TV has become the exclusive agent and rep for TV rights of a slate of shows by Home Plate Entertainment across Africa and the Middle East. The ... Continue Reading →
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MIPTV: Nelvana Invites ‘Zack’ & ‘Mike’

Corus Entertainment’s Canadian toon studio/distributor Nelvana Enterprises will be hyping two animated series in production at MIPTV this year–the new oddball comedy Zack ... Continue Reading →
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Gotham Group and Principal Ent. Join Forces

Management-production company The Gotham Group, which reps a lion’s share of animation professionals, and talent management outfit Principal Entertainment Los Angeles have launched ... Continue Reading →