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Shut Up! Cartoons Goes for Round Two

The weird and wonderful characters of Smosh’s online toon channel Shut Up! Cartoons will be returning for a second season. Here’s the run-down of what to expect: Smosh Babies ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box Launches Original Content Division

Burbank-based animation studio Bento Box Entertainment, which is best known for producing the animation for FOX TV’s Bob’s Burgers and Comedy Central’s Brickleberry, is now ... Continue Reading →
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Former Aardman and BBC Execs Launch New Org

Aardman Animations’ former head of broadcast Miles Bullough and former BBC creative executive Jesse Cleverly have founded Wildseed Studios, a next-generation entertainment content ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Fuller’s ‘The Meeps’ to Premiere on Kabillion

U.S.-based free children’s on-demand outlet Kabillion will premiere Simon Fuller’s new CG-animated music project The Meeps on Wednesday, June 19. Viewers worldwide will ... Continue Reading →
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Entertainment One Adopts ‘Simon’s Cat’

Entertainment One (eOne) has landed the worldwide distribution rights for YouTube’s megahit Simon’s Cat cross all media including, TV, Home Entertainment, Licensing and Online. Created ... Continue Reading →
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Evolution Looks Out for ‘Dumb Ways To Die’

Licensing and brand management company Evolution will be the the global licensing agent for Metro Trains Melbourne’s (Metro) intellectual property Dumb Ways to Die, which originated ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Sets Up Three YouTube Pay Channels

Kids Media powerhouse DHX Media launched three dedicated paid YouTube family channels this week: DHX Kids, DHX Junior and DHX Retro were there of the premiere content partners selected ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Co. Launches Pay Channel on YouTube TV

The Jim Henson Company launched the new YouTube pay channel Jim Henson Family TV on Thursday (May 7). The online platform will feature ad-free full episodes of shows such as Sid the ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks in Buying Talks with AwesomenessTV

Though an official statement from either party has yet to emerge, tech blog All Things D and an LA Times entertainment blogger are reporting “two people familiar with the matter” ... Continue Reading →
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The Life Cycle of DNA

Don’t worry, there isn’t going to be a science quiz at the end of this week’s blog. The “DNA” in question is the great, and unfortunately late, Texas-based animation studio ... Continue Reading →