HIT Entertainment announced a major deal that will see the new CGI series of "Thomas & Friends" air on Japanese public broadcaster NHK for the very first time.
Jason DeMarco has been promoted to vice president of strategic marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, it was announced by Brenda Piper, chief marketing officer for Turner Broadcasting System’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media (AYAKM) group.
Neptuno Films has signed a host of deals for its animated series as well as a co-production deal with Evergreen Entertainment.
Leading kids’ and family entertainment content distributor CAKE announced it has licensed all three seasons of Zinkia’s “Pocoyo” to Nick Jr. in the UK.
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific expanded its channel footprint in Indonesia with the debut of Cartoon Network HD on leading national cable platform, First Media.
Stoopid Monkey, founded by Emmy-winning Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, and Bare Tree Media have teamed up to create the first branded mobile app for internet sensation Stoopid Monkey.
Gruppo Alcuni announced that the hit series "SLASH://" has just been picked up by Al Jazeera Children’s Channel for the MENA region.
Dora The Explorer, Nickelodeon’s popular children’s show, has a bit more to explore thanks to Calabash Animation who partnered with the network to create the new minute-long show open.
SMOSH announced that its "Shut Up! Cartoons" will launch April 30 as part of YouTube’s original channel offering.
Cookie Jar Entertainment completed multi-territory sales bringing 26 more half-hour episodes of comedy series "Johnny Test" to Cartoon Network channels around the world and Teletoon in Canada.
Professional skateboarder and entrepreneur Rob Dyrdek brings a cartoon comedy, set against the exciting backdrop of the sport of skateboarding, to Nicktoons with the new series, Wild Grinders.
Discovery Networks International has just acquired Monster Entertainment’s second in-house production at MIP, pre-school series "I’m a Creepy Crawly" for its Central/ South Asian, India and Pacific Rim territories.
Fred Patten reviews the first American book devoted to the work of a master of comedy in both animated shorts and live-action features.
Montreal-based Sardine Productions in co-production with Gamerizon Studio, have signed a development deal with TELETOON Canada to bring the CHOP CHOP NINJA universe to television screens and beyond.
Cartoon Network Asia’s SNAPTOONS, a program designed to identify the next generation of cartoon heroes, announced three finalists from Singapore and the completion of two animated shorts from Malaysia.
Hasbro Studios announced a multi-year deal with Netflix, which brings 10 highly popular franchises, including new and catalog seasons of famed Hasbro content, available to instantly watch on Netflix.
Disney XD is set to premiere "Motorcity," a turbo-charged animated series set in a futuristic Detroit controlled by an evil billionaire who bans personal freedoms, including automobiles.
Guru Studio will debut its first original adventure series, “Justin Time,” on 24-hour preschool channel Sprout in the U.S., beginning April 22, 2012.