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.
Disney cleans up at the Oscars this year with wins for Pixar feature, “Brave,” and the John Kahrs-directed “Paperman.”
Brett Ratner joins with Six Eleven Media to produce a TV version of the successful online game “FarmVille.”
Aardman Animations’ “Shaun the Sheep” makes his highly anticipated return to the UK small screen this month with 20 brand-new episodes and five new digital games.
The newly-launched “Nick App” features over 1,000 pieces of Nick content, including original short-form video, games and full-length episodes, allowing kids to watch and play Nick in a whole new way.
The head of 20th Century Fox TV‘s animation department leaves the studio to pursue additional opportunities.
Telegael launches a new stop motion studio, Beochan, to create the second season of prehistoric preschool series, “Igam Ogam.”
Fox Broadcasting restructures its current programming team and adds new event series & multi-platform programming department. James Oh is promoted to SVP, Current Programming; Shana C. Waterman is named SVP, Event Series & Multi-Platform Programming; Kiliaen Van Rensselaer joins network as SVP, Multi-Platform Programming.
Leading independent producer, distributor and licensor of mainly children’s entertainment content DHX Media signs a new VOD deal with digital platform HOOPLA.
Watch a progression reel displaying the process of creating one of the key shots in Disney’s short film, “Paperman,” directed by John Kahrs.
The Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East announce the winners of the 2013 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for screen, television, radio, news, promotional, videogame, and new media writing.