Nickelodeon announces a brand-new Dora the Explorer half-hour primetime special, “Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure,” premiering on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).
Randy Cunningham 9th Grade Ninja returns for second series on Disney XD; hit Irish-produced animated series to return to screens in early 2014.
Kids’ and family entertainment content distributor CAKE announced an agreement with Cartoon Network US for two more seasonal specials – A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List.
France and the UK lead the nominations for the Cartoon Tributes for animated TV series at pitching and co-production event Cartoon Forum 2013, taking place September 17-20 in Toulouse, France.
Indian/Anglo CG animation studio Giant Wheel Animation announces the appointment of Atlantyca Entertainment as a new distribution partner for the animated series Taka & Maka.
Cinema Management Group announces new global sales in Australia, the UK and Italy for the 3D animated feature from Triggerfish Studios, Khumba.
9 Story Enterprises acquires worldwide distribution and licensing rights for Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids.
41 Entertainment grants Free TV and Pay TV rights for the first two seasons of PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in France.
Radical Sheep Productions and Industrial Brothers Canada launch the multi-platform Yup Yups, which is set to premiere on Disney Junior Canada September 16.
Relativity Media and Reel FX release new images from the forthcoming CG-animated feature, Free Birds due in theaters in the U.S. on November 1, 2013.
Uncle Grandpa, the newest original animated comedy series from Cartoon Network Studios, rapidly becomes Cartoon Network’s new hit.
Motion Theory directors Grady Hall and Mark Kudsi crown Katy Perry ‘Queen of the Jungle’ in the music video for her hit single Roar.
Rovio Entertainment taps Aspera’s Faspex on Demand to deliver animated series Angry Birds to more than 20 broadcast partners worldwide.
Henson Independent Properties acquires the global rights to Sixteen South Television’s new animated preschool series, Driftwood Bay.
Italy's Imaginaria International Animation Festival, newly relaunching in 2014, issues a call for submissions for animated films produced after December 31, 2009.
New web series lineup includes the Reddit-inspired TV and movie mashup series Tvoovies, learnings from a failed actor on Hollywood Acting Studio, and seafaring puppet adventures on Captain Cornelius Cartoon’s Cartoon Lagoon.
Cartoon Network Amazone, the world’s first Cartoon Network waterpark, announces the completion of Humungaslide, a high-speed water coaster based on the Ben 10 alien, Humungousaur.
Cinedigm announces the October 8 release of the 12-DVD Inspector Gadget Megaset and four 3-DVD value sets, followed by the October 29 release of Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas.
Nerd Corps Entertainment signs a television deal with BBC Kids and Knowledge Network for their original preschool series, Kate & Mim-Mim.
At a press conference formally confirming director Hayao Miyazaki's retirement, Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki reveals that the studio is at work on a new feature planned for release next summer.
Amazon’s LOVEFiLM announces a content deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution that brings an extensive new library of animated content to the UK-based LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.
Independent French CGI animation house TeamTO attends MIPCOM and Cartoon Forum to present CG-animated series Joe Giant.