Nick Greenlights Two New Animated Shows

Kids cabler Nickelodeon has greenlighted two new animated series, Bad Seeds and Pig Goat Banana Cricket, ordering 26 episodes of each. Nick has also ordered four live-action pilots. ... Continue Reading →
Guillermo del Toro

Del Toro Delivers Halloween ‘Simpsons’ Opener

What better way to kick off The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror XXIV” Halloween special than an opening created by everyone’s favorite monster maker Guillermo del Toro. ... Continue Reading →

McCracken’s ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Premieres Tonight

TV animation auteur Craig McCracken chats with us about the challenges and rewards of his charming new Disney Channel show, Wander Over Yonder. If you’ve followed TV animation ... Continue Reading →

Market Showcase: TeamTO

TeamTO is an independent animation studio composed of a team that puts all of its energy into producing TV and film projects with an international appeal, and with high quality standards ... Continue Reading →

The University of DIC

Having just packed my son Brendan off to college, the subject of higher education is big on my mind this week. I’m reminded that back in the 1980s and 90s there was a leading ... Continue Reading →

Film Roman Invests in Bold, Original Shows

Burbank-based animation studio Film Roman, who is best known for working on shows such as The Simpsons, Beavis and Butt-head, Ultimate Spider-Man and King of the Hill is moving forward ... Continue Reading →

Question for the Week of August 19 2013

Which one of the following Emmy-nominated animated programs do you think deserves to win the prize this year? Bob’s Burgers • O.T.: The Outside Toilet • FOX Kung Fu ... Continue Reading →

So This Is What It’s Like When Worlds Collide!

This summer, Disney offers a special treat for toon heads and comic-book fans as Phineas and Ferb encounter the Marvel Universe. This summer, a little milestone in toon history will ... Continue Reading →

Winners of Achievement in Animation Emmy Announced

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the juried winners for the 65th Emmy Awards in the Individual Achievement in Animation category. The Emmy Awards will be ... Continue Reading →

Reviews of Disney’s ‘Planes’ Not Flying High

We’re only a couple of days away from the release date of Disney’s Planes in theaters (August 9), and already, the early reviews aren’t painting a pretty picture. ... Continue Reading →