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People on the Move: Beattie Upped at Tiger Aspect, Hidalgo Joins Turner EMEA

London-based Tiger Aspect (an Endemol Company) has announced Tom Beattie has been promoted to the position of Head of Animation and Children’s Programming at the studio. Since ... Continue Reading →
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24-Hour Disney Jr. Channel Launches This Friday

Disney Junior, the multiplatform brand aimed at kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will become a 24-hour channel this Friday (March 23). The new channel (which will be available ... Continue Reading →
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Central, Eastern Europe Buy 350 Hours From Classic Media

Classic Media has completed  deals across Central and Eastern Europe that place more than 350 hours of programming — including such hit shows as Tinga Tinga Tales, Postman Pat, Guess ... Continue Reading →
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2011 Licensing Wish List

Our annual run-down of what to expect from top toon and vfx blockbuster franchises at this year’s Licensing International Expo held in Las Vegas, June 14-16. Old Pals and New Faves ... Continue Reading →
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‘Planet Sheen,’ ‘Sym-bionic Titan’ Win Top Pulcinellas

The 15th edition of Italy’s popular Cartoons on the Bay festival drew to a close this past weekend in Rapallo. Among the animated TV shows honored with the top Pulcinella awards ... Continue Reading →
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Toy Fair Offers Tantalizing New Deals, Sneak Peeks

Toy Fair opened its doors Sunday in New York City, giving fans of animated and VFX movies and TV shows a sneak peek at some of the cool stuff that will be vying for our cash in a few ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr. Debut Set for Feb. 14

The new animated series Jake and the Never Land Pirates will kick off the Feb. 14 debut of Disney Junior, the new multiplatform block aimed at kids ages 2-7. Other new series the block ... Continue Reading →