Chris Viscardi

Viscardi to Oversee Nick Franchises; ‘Hey Arnold!’ TV Movie Planned

Nickelodeon has named Chris Viscardi, co-creator of The Adventures of Pete and Pete, to the newly created role of senior VP, content development, Nickelodeon Franchise Properties. Viscardi ... Continue Reading →

TeamTO Opens New Production Studio in France

French CGI studio TeamTO has opened a new production facility in Bourg-lès-Valence, France. The move will see TeamTO’s existing operation in Bourg-les-Valence – which has grown ... Continue Reading →

Pukeko, Guangdong Huawen Ink ‘Kiddets’ Co-Pro Deal

New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures has signed a development deal with China’s Guangdong Huawen Century Animation Co. to produce Kiddets, a sister series to Pukeko’s hit ... Continue Reading →

Atlantyca to Pitch ‘Jurassic Cubs’ in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific

Atlantyca Entertainment has secured exclusive distribution rights to Animundi Studio’s animated series Jurassic Cubs for all of Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. A co-production ... Continue Reading →

Alex Hirsch Ending ‘Gravity Falls’

Popular Disney XD series Gravity Falls is coming to an end — a decision made by the show’s creator, Alex Hirsch. “There’s no easy way to say it so I’m just ... Continue Reading →

‘Endangered Species’ Get Lucky 7 Deals

DHX Media has signed seven new international distribution deals with broadcast and VOD partners for animated comedy Endangered Species (52 x 11). The show was originally commissioned ... Continue Reading →

CBBC Kicks Off Toon Pilot Initiative

CBBC — in partnership with BBC Worldwide — is launching its first ever animated series pilot initiative, ANIM8. The pubcaster is seeking pitches for character-driven toon ... Continue Reading →

CN Miniseries ‘Long Live the Royals’ Bows Nov. 30

If you think your relatives are royal pains, be sure to tune in to Cartoon Network Studios’ new original miniseries Long Live the Royals, which arrives just in time for the holidays ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Gives ‘Dream Corp’ Greenlight

Adult Swim has greenlighted a new animated comedy series from director Daniel Stessen, Dream Corp LLC. The series is being executive produced by John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant ... Continue Reading →

CN to Increase Australian Originals in 2016

Cartoon Network will be expanding its original animation program line-up in 2016 by producing four new projects in Australia. Set to join the toons produced at the company’s brick-and-mortar ... Continue Reading →