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DHX Media Takes Over Rights for ‘Yo Gabba Gabba!’

Top Canadian producer and distributor DHX Media has taken over all global broadcast and licensing rights of hit preschool show Yo Gabba Gabba!, which is produced by company subsidiary ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Buy Cookie Jar for $112 Mil

Canadian children’s entertainment giant DHX Media will buy rival animation giant Cookie Jar in a deal worth $112 million. Halifax-based DHX Media, which is headed by Michael Donovan, ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive: Sneak Peek at ‘The Aquabats!’

Here’s a real gem freshly plucked from The Hub toon mines! Check out this cute clip of Lil Bat’s morning routine, one of the many animated vignettes from the channel’s upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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Take ‘Rango,’ Third ‘Robot Chicken: Star Wars’ For a Spin

Lizards, toys and classic toons come home on video this week, highlighted by the release of the hit feature film Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of Johnny Depp, ... Continue Reading →
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Adamson on Board for Dark Horse’s ‘Beasts of Burden’

DreamWorks Animation alumnus Andrew Adamson is set to adapt the Dark Horse Comics series Beasts of Burden into a CG-animated feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Adamson ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Snoopy,’ ‘SpongeBob,’ ‘Bob’ Released on Home Video

It’s going to be tough to pick from this week’s relatively even batch of animation and visual-effects DVD and Blu-ray releases. The animated releases run the full gamut, ... Continue Reading →
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Wildbrain’s Polis, ‘Moral Orel’ Creator to Keynote at TAC

The Ottawa International Animation Festival’s industry event, the Television Animation Conference or TAC, announces Michael Polis of Wildbrain Entertaiment and Moral Orel creator ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Leads Daytime Emmy Race

The National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences has unveiled the nominees for the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards. Leading the race is Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yo Gabba Gabba!’ Earns Order for Season 4

Nick has order 13 additional new half-hour episodes of Yo Gabba Gabba!, it’s acclaimed preschooler series that mixes live action and animation. Wildbrain Entertainment will re-team ... Continue Reading →
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‘Alpha & Omega’ Follows Path to Home Video

The call of the wild will lead animation fans to the home video department and the release this week of Alpha & Omega, an indie release. Alpha & Omega (Lionsgate, $29.95 DVD, ... Continue Reading →