Amazon Prime Strikes Exclusive PBS KIDS Deal

Amazon and PBS Distribution have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes Amazon Prime Video the exclusive premium SVOD home for a broad collection of PBS KIDS series. Prime members ... Continue Reading →

DWA Netflix Series Dominate Daytime Emmy Animation Noms

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have revealed the nominees for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, being held Sunday, May 1 — preceded by the Daytime Creative ... Continue Reading →

Amazon’s ‘Tumble Leaf’ Wins 5 Daytime Emmys

Amazon’s Tumble Leaf dominated the animation categories in the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards, winning five awards in all including Outstanding Preschool Children’s Animated ... Continue Reading →

PBS KIDS Launches YouTube Channel

PBS KIDS has accomplished the launch of its own officially branded YouTube channel, youtube.com/pbskids. The channel will be geared towards kids aged 2-8 and their parents. The pubcaster ... Continue Reading →

PBS Kids Orders More ‘WordGirl’

Scholastic Media has announced a new production order from PBS KIDS for 26 more episodes of Emmy-winning kids series WordGirl. The show, produced by Scholastic’s animation studio ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Wins Kids’ Animation Emmy

The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, June 15, 2013. Here is the complete list of the animation-related winners. OUTSTANDING ... Continue Reading →

Five Questions for Three Story Editors

When running a cartoon series writing team, every story editor has his/her own style. Here, three members of the writers’ group Baboon Animation discuss their approaches.       Peter ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Leads the Daytime Emmy Animation Race

The list of Daytime Emmy nominations were announced earlier this morning (Wednesday, May 1). Nickelodeon was the clear leader in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four ... Continue Reading →

PBS ‘SciGirls’ Announces Multi-platform Plans

PBS series SciGirls, which aims to engage girls 9-13 in science, technology, engineering and math has announced comprehensive multimedia plans for its second season, kicking off in ... Continue Reading →

Toon Legend June Foray Wins Her First Emmy

Dynamic voice actress June Foray finally took home her first Emmy last night at age 94. The animation legend, who is best known for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel in the Rocky and ... Continue Reading →