Frank Buxton

Writer-Producer, Voice of ‘Batfink’ Frank Buxton Dies Age 87

Actor, writer, director, producer and general showbiz dynamo Frank Buxton — who created the Peabody Award-winning NBC series Hot Dog (1970-71) and touched the animation world ... Continue Reading →
The Smurfs

IMPS & Dupuis Plan New ‘Smurfs’ Series

Peyo’s little blue mushroom-dwellers are going to return to the small screen once more, as official licensor IMPS announces it is joining forces with Dupuis Audiovisuel to create ... Continue Reading →
June Foray collage courtesy of Everett Peck via Facebook

Voice Actor & Annie Awards Founder June Foray Dies at 99

June Foray, known to generations of cartoon lovers for her iconic voice roles like Rocky the Flying Squirrel and Looney Tunes’ Granny, has died at age 99. The news was made public ... Continue Reading →

Turner’s Boomerang Takes Aim at Taiwan

Turner’s global brand Boomerang, a companion kids’ channel to Cartoon Network, is now available in Taiwan for the first time. The territory expansion brings an additional 1.6 million ... Continue Reading →

Boomerang Coming Soon to Hong Kong

Turner’s second flagship kids’ channel Boomerang will be coming to Hong Kong through Now TV as part of the platform’s Junior Pack. Effective July 1, the agreement increases distribution ... Continue Reading →

Alcon Ent. Announces Animated ‘Garfield’ Movie

A decade since the last time America’s favorite cantankerous cat was seen on the big screen in the live-action/CG hybrid flick Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties, Alcon Entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Turner: Boomerang in Korea, Toonami Asia Nabs ‘Dragon Ball Super’

Turner Broadcasting is keeping busy in the ever expanding Asian market. The company announced that its second flagship kids’ brand Boomerang will arrive in Korea on November 14, becoming ... Continue Reading →

We All Grew Up With June

I have written several times before in this blog about the amazingly talented June Foray, but the astonishing thing about June is that after some seven decades in the business, she ... Continue Reading →
June Foray

June Foray to Receive Governors Award at Creative Emmys

Animation legend June Foray will receive the prestigious Governors Award at the upcoming Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony on September 15. The beloved voice actress, who is 95, and ... Continue Reading →

TV News Bytes: DHX, Mediatoon

+ International indie toon house DHX Media has inked a deal with Viacom Media Networks for the sixth season of its wacky animated action-comedy Johnny Test to air on Nickelodeon Germany. ... Continue Reading →