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Disney Announces ‘Haunted Mansion’ Special, Toon Pilots

Disneyphiles may have noted that this August marks the 45th anniversary of one of Disneyland’s most iconic attractions: The Haunted Mansion. Yes, it was back in 1969 that visitors ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peg,’ ‘Panda,’ ‘Clone’ Top Daytime Creative Emmys

The PBS series Peg+Cat won three awards at the Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Awards, including the award for Outstanding Preschool Animated Series. Meanwhile, DreamWorks/Nickelodeon’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Season Three

Nickelodeon has greenlit a third season of its global hit toon Sanjay and Craig with a 20-episode order, per president of content development and production Russell Hicks. The original ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Presents: The Frederator Retrospective

Back when the Animation Block Party film festival was a curly haired infant, I had a day job managing the School of Visual Arts Animation Department. SVA Animation shared its facility ... Continue Reading →
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Clip Previews Henson’s Original ‘Doozers’ on Hulu Kids

Doozers, a new animated preschool series based on the classic Fraggle Rock series, is set to debut April 25 as the first original series created for Hulu Kids. Here’s an exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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CN’s New Bundle of Joy

Creator Skyler Page and creative director Nelson Boles spread good vibes with their original ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Score Ratings for Nick, Disney Jr.

In the battle of the kid network ratings, it was an eventful first quarter as both Nickelodeon and Disney Junior cited animated hits as a key to their success. Nick reports that SpongeBob ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mickey’ Season 2 Starts April 11

Season two of Mickey Mouse, the multiple Emmy and Annie Award-winning comedy cartoon, will premiere April 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel. Episodes will become available the day ... Continue Reading →
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Biz Markie to Guest on ‘SpongeBob’

Following Nickelodeon’s 27th annual Kids’ Choice Awards, American rap star Biz Markie (“Just a Friend”) will take a guest starring role on the network’s ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Unveils Upcoming Toon Pipeline

Nickelodeon, which has a 30 year tradition of bringing groundbreaking toons to TV, has announced its programming slate for 2014-15 — which will include new animated series, re-ups ... Continue Reading →