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NBCUniversal Purchases Remainder of Sprout

In another shakeup in the small-screen landscape, NBCUniversal has bought out its partners in preschool cable network Sprout. The company says this move demonstrates its increased commitment ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peppa Pig’ on the Hoof in Asia

Entertainment One (eOne) has announced new broadcast and licensing agreements for its preschool property Peppa Pig that will see the little oinker increase her hoof-fold in the Asian ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ralph’ Ready to Rock for Home Video Release

Wreck-It Ralph is ready to fix up your home video collection. The hit Disney animated feature leads this week’s homevid releases, arriving in multiple formats for fans to choose ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated ‘Chico & Rita’ Arrives on Home Video

It’s a great week for indie toons on home video, with the release of Chico & Rita and Adventures in Plymptoons! leading the way. Nominated for an Oscar, Chico & Rita (New ... Continue Reading →
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Howard to Milk Runaway Cow Story

Animation producer Max Howard (Igor, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron), writer/producer Kirsty Peart (The Hero of Color City, Thomas the Tank & Friends), Munich’s Papa Loewe Filmproduktion ... Continue Reading →
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More ‘MAD,’ ‘Thomas’ Spin Out on DVD

There’s no week that can’t be brightened up with a DVD release from the Usual Gang of Idiots. Leading this week’s home entertainment releases is MAD: Season 1, Part ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Opens Vault for ‘Bambi: Diamond Edition’ Blu-ray

Disney has opened its vault once again to release the beloved classic Bambi on Blu-ray. Bambi: Diamond Edition (Disney, $29.99 DVD, $39.99 Blu-ray/DVD or two-disc Blu-ray) features ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Seals 51 Broadcast Deals for ‘Thomas,’ ‘Angelina,’ ‘Bob’ and More

HIT Entertainment has completed 51 sales of its preschool programs, including animated hits Thomas & Friends, Angelina Ballerina and Bob the Builder, to broadcasters all over the ... Continue Reading →
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Ricky and Rocky Laugh it Up on DVD

The man behind The Office and the moose and squirrel behind a generation of laughter arrive on DVD to kick off the new year. The Ricky Gervais Show : The Complete First Season (Warner ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shrek Forever After’ Finds a Happy Home on Video

The big green goliath’s final adventure comes home to complete the collection of animation fans everywhere with the release of Shrek Forever After (DreamWorks, $30.99 DVD, $38.99 ... Continue Reading →