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Daily News Bytes: ‘Ready Player One’ an Animation Contender? New ‘Hell to Pay’ Clip & More

Estonia Announces First Batch of Animation Grants for 2018 The national film institute at Tallinn has allotted 214,000 EUR ($260K USD) to artists and studios such as Chintis Lundgren ... Continue Reading →
Olan Rogers, creator of Final Space

Animated People: Olan Rogers Blasts Off into ‘Final Space’

This week, we catch up with YouTube star and indie filmmaker Olan Rogers, who created the original TBS/Conan O’Brien/Conaco animated series Final Space along with writing partner ... Continue Reading →
Luo Bao Bei

TV Sales Bytes: Toons on the Move!

9 Story Distribution International licensed its new animated series Luo Bao Bei (52 x 11’) to ABC KIDS in Australia, which has picked up both English and Mandarin versions and premiered ... Continue Reading →
Katie Krentz

Katie Krentz Signs On to Build CBS Animation Pipeline

Industry vet Katie Krentz has inked an overall deal with CBS Television Studios to lead the outlet in developing a strong animation slate, Variety reports. Krentz recently vacated her ... Continue Reading →
Final Space

‘Final Space’ Lands on TBS in February

The new animated series Final Space will premiere on TBS on February 12th at 10:30 p.m., following the return of the new season of American Dad at 10 p.m.  The 22-episode first season ... Continue Reading →
Louis C.K.

TBS Officially Retires Louis C.K.’s Animated ‘Cops’

TBS has officially dropped Louis C.K.’s animated comedy series Cops, two months after halting production on the show, according to Deadline.com. The project, came to a halt after ... Continue Reading →
Gravity Falls

Disney XD to Re-Dub Louis C.K.’s ‘Gravity Falls’ Role

The damnatio memoriae of comedian Louis C.K. continues, following his public admission to sexual misconduct spurred by a New York Times reveal of five accusers. Having already lost ... Continue Reading →
Barry & Joe

Conan O’Brien, Titmouse Board Obama-Biden Toon ‘Barry & Joe’

Adult-targeted, time-traveling “bromantic comedy” series Barry & Joe has received some high-profile backing with Conan O’Brien coming onboard as an executive producer (through ... Continue Reading →
Louis C.K.

TBS Stops Production on Louis C.K.’s Animated Show

TBS has suspended production on The Cops, a new animated series co-created by Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks. The move comes on the heels of the comic admitting the sexual misconduct ... Continue Reading →
Lion's Blaze

New Form Debuts Pilot for ‘Lion’s Blaze’ from Olan Rogers

New Form, an entertainment studio focused on titles that transcend platforms, has released a pilot for Lion’s Blaze — an adult-targeted animated series inspired by videogames ... Continue Reading →