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Headline News HIT Expands Its Broadcast, Home Entertainment, Digital Presence In Australia

HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners, has today announced an extensive deal with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) that gives the broadcaster additional TV rights to over 60 hours of programming from HIT’s vast catalogue of quality children’s shows.

Headline News Liquid Television is Back

MTVX, MTV’s new cross media group, today announced the return of the “Liquid Television” brand that will build upon the heritage of the seminal and groundbreaking animation show from the early 1990s and live across every point of engagement from television to online, mobile to social media.

Headline News FOX Has an Animated Halloween Celebration on Oct. 30

Halloween comes a night early this year when FOX airs frightfully funny all-new episodes of THE SIMPSONS (8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT), FAMILY GUY (9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) and THE CLEVELAND SHOW (9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) on Sunday, Oct. 30. Also, don’t miss the series premiere of ALLEN GREGORY (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT), the latest addition to Sunday’s Animation Domination comedy block.

Headline News Minnie's Bow-Toons Coming To Disney Channel

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 11:59am

Minnie Mouse showcases her passion for fashion in her own Disney Junior short-form series "Minnie's Bow-Toons," launching with a week of new episodes MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14 – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19 (8:55 a.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel and DisneyJunior.com.

Headline News Dora’s Enchanted Forest Adventures Debuts This Fall On Nick

Dora and Boots invite kids into a magical land of dragons, elves and fairies to help a unicorn king in the epic three-part event, Dora’s Enchanted Forest Adventures, premiering this fall on Nickelodeon.

Headline News The Godfather Star Alex Rocco Talks Batman: Year One

Alex Rocco, best known for his role as gangster Moe Greene in The Godfather, returns to his mobster roots as Carmine Falcone in Batman: Year One, the next entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

Headline News Voice Cast Contract Dispute Could End The Simpsons

The Daily Beast reports that contract negotiations between the six primary voice actors on THE SIMPSONS and FOX could jeopardize the continuation of the longest running sitcom past this current season.

Headline News Have Yourself A Smurfy Little Christmas on DVD

Warner Home Video (WHV) brings two very merry specials, ‘Tis The Season to be Smurfy and The Smurfs’ Christmas Special onto one DVD with the release of The Smurfs Holiday Celebration, available October 4, 2011.

Headline News Nick Favorites Celebrate Christmas on DVD

Get in the holiday spirit with preschoolers’ favorite characters from Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, The Wonder Pets!, Blue’s Clues, Team Umizoomi and Ni Hao, Kai-lan, who star in the all-new DVD, Nickelodeon Favorites: Merry Christmas!

Headline News Sesame Workshop Appoints H. Melvin Ming As President/CEO

Vincent A. Mai, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Sesame Workshop, today announced the appointment of H. Melvin Ming as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sesame Workshop.

Headline News Le Petit Spirou Gets the Harmony Treatment

Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced today that Dupuis Edition & Audiovisuel (France) along with Luxanimation (Luxembourg) and Aranéo (Belgium) have chosen the Toon Boom pipeline to produce a new series titled Le Petit Spirou.

Headline News Hasbro To Provide Five Series To New Turkish Powerhouse ATV

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced it has concluded a deal to supply five animated kids’ series based on its popular global franchises to ATV’s new Turkish kids network, Minika.

Headline News Atomic Cartoons' Pirate Express Sets Sail for MIPCOM

Atomic Cartoons is pleased to announce that they will be debuting Pirate Express, currently at the development stage with Teletoon Canada, at Mipcom in Cannes, France, on October 3rd.

Headline News Classic Media To Unveil New Hallmark Seasonal Content At MIPCOM

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:43am

Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, today announced its new relationship with Hallmark and the first of the hilarious hoops&yoyo entertainment offerings with the Christmas special: hoops&yoyo Ruin Christmas (1x30).

Headline News Nelvana's Scaredy Squirrel Picked Up By Disney In Europe & Beyond

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:39am

Nelvana heads to MIPCOM this year celebrating its 40th Anniversary and, as part of the festivities, Nelvana Enterprises is announcing an agreement that will see its animated comedy series Scaredy Squirrel broadcast on Disney Channel and Disney XD in Europe and beyond.

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