Jane Lynch and Wilmer Valderrama join the force of new animated comedy “Murder Police” on Fox. Voice cast also includes Will Sasso, Chi McBride, Peter Atencio, Justina Machado and Jason Ruiz.
The “Mia and me” publishing program continues with the first edition of a monthly fan magazine and two other print products rolling out this March.
DHX Media appoints Peter Byrne as CEO of its licensing company, Copyright Promotions Licensing Group.
The animated series starring Disney's first little girl princess, “Sofia the First,” has been ordered for a second season on Disney Junior.
VIZ Media releases “My Neighbor Totoro: A Novel” and a new edition of the “My Neighbor Totoro Picture Book” in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the film.
Knowledge Network commissions Slap Happy Cartoons to produce of a series of animated shorts featuring their endearing characters Luna, Chip, and Inkie.
BBC greenlights “Dinopaws,” a co-production between Impossible Kids, Kindle Entertainment, and Guru Studio, for CBeebies.
The first episode of “Angry Birds Toons” premieres on March 16 on its official webpage, with new episodes debuting weekly.
Bunnycutlet Gallery announces the opening of “Printmouse,” a group exhibition featuring new silkscreen prints by 23 artists employed at animation studio Titmouse, Inc.
FX orders season five of its critically-acclaimed animated comedy series “Archer,” while seven all-new episodes of “Archer” remain in season four with two-part season finale airing April 4 and April 11.
HIT Entertainment announces sales of their pre-school properties “Mike the Knight,” “Thomas & Friends,” and “Fireman Sam” in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
Pacific Animated Partners announce plans to launch a toy line based on the animated action-adventures series “Monsuno Combat Chaos” this year.
Network taps artists, designers, writers, directors and comedians for new shorts to join animation slate.
Fox Animation releases the Oscar-nominated animated short, “Maggie Simpson in ‘The Longest Daycare,’” on the network’s official YouTube channel.
“Sing It, Laurie!” created by superstar children’s recording artist Laurie Berkner and Little Airplane's Josh Selig set to debut on Sprout. New animated short-form preschool series features Laurie Berkner and her original songs; also stars Grammy Award-nominated recording artist Lisa Loeb.
9 Story Entertainment is to produce and distribute the new (80x11’) animated preschool series “Peg + Cat,” and will be launching sales of the series at MIPtv.
“Blue’s Clues” creator Traci Paige Johnson and award-winning feature film producer Caroline Baron team up to launch new children’s media company yummico. Initial release is the food adventure series “yummiloo,” debuting March 20 with interactive app.