I met with Linda Simensky, the Vice-President for Children’s Programming at PBS. We had strawberries and tea as she graciously shared her 20-years experience on the international scene in public broadcasting, what produced locally stays local and what gets to go international. (More about that later). But things got ugly when I asked her to define “edutainment”. Here was her response:
FOX has called for additional script for the animated series AMERICAN DAD! and BOB'S BURGER'S, reports Deadline.com.
Toon Radio announces the acquisition of Cartoon Carnival. The internet radio station Toon Radio(toonradio.net) has picked up Cartoon Carnival with Joe Bev for broadcast on its audio stream.
Coolabi has today announced that Joanna Page is to be the voice of Poppy Cat in the eagerly awaited new animated series for Nick Jr UK.
Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, announced today that the animated feature, Kung Fu Magoo, starring the iconic Quincy Magoo and the voice talents Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Kenny Mayne, Chris Parnell, and Alyson Stoner, will make its broadcast debut on the Disney Channel’s Disney XD Channel in key markets across the U.S., Germany, and Italy.
Turner Content Solutions Asia Pacific today announced a landmark deal to provide free-to-air channel TV5 in the Philippines with a dedicated Cartoon Network branded block, the first agreement of its kind in the region.
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (KIDE:PK), the children’s entertainment and merchandise licensing organization and WordWorld, have entered into a promotional partnership with SUBWAY Restaurants for the multiple Emmy Award-winning preschool series.
Sundays on TELETOON At Night – a programming block for older teens and adults – gets an extra punch of hilarity and absurdity this fall with the launch of TELETOON’s first-ever hosted block, Fred At Night.
Simply put, if you’re ready for a fetishistic and voyeuristic good time, then grab a copy of Master of The Martial Heats. It’s like a great beer commercial for cable TV. Nothing but hot babes bouncing around with each other.
The no holds barred, post-apocalyptic fight saga togainu no chi ~Bloody Curs~ kicks its way onto the Anime News Network screen this October.
If you’re up for a little “green” vengeance, and have a taste for ika, then Squid Girl might just be the anime for you. Long story short, don’t pollute or ink and tentacles are coming for you!
Caitlin Sanchez, the former voice of Dora the Explorer, has filed suit against Nickelodeon, MTV Networks and Viacom, claiming that she was not paid what she was promised when she took the iconic role at the age of 12, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Cartoon Network celebrates a landmark day for its iconic global franchise, Ben 10, online, on-air, with the fans and at stores with a special multi-platform promotion culminating on October 10, 2010, otherwise known as 10-10-10!
Cartoon Network announced today the Season Two premiere of its hit series Adventure Time is slated to air on Monday, October 11th at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
When Warner Bros. asked Matt O’Callaghan to return their yin-and-yang, would-be predator and hoped-for prey pair Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, to the big screen – only in CGI-shape and 3D-depth, O’Callaghan took a deep breath and delivered the goods – and fortunately for all involved with the production, without once resorting to Acme technology…
Scholastic Media, the entertainment and media division of Scholastic Inc., produces award-winning, top-rated kids' television shows for broadcast and cable channels.
Comic-Con International: San Diego, the largest comics convention of its kind in the world, today announced it will be staying in San Diego for the foreseeable future.
VARIETY reports that early work has begun on MAGIC KINGDOM, a feature that would bring together a cast of Disney icons, such as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, into one movie.
Televix Entertainment has acquired the Latin American Broadcast, Home Video, and Online VOD rights for Rob the Robot from Amberwood Entertainment and ONE Animation.
All-New Season 14 Episodes Available In HD On xBox LIVE, iTunes, Sony Playstation Network, Amazon Video On Demand, Zune Marketplace And New Episodes Also Available On SouthParkStudios.com And COMEDY CENTRAL On Demand
Moonscoop, Turner Broadcasting, Gamania and Telegael are boosting the global presence of comedy/action adventure series, Hero:108, with a second season of 52X11’ episodes scheduled to begin production.
Due to a complaint by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, the FCC is running an inquiry into whether the Nicktoons' Skechers-produced toon ZEVO-3 violates the rules between blending entertainment and advertising during kids programming, reports Variety.
Burgeoning Australian film and television production company Galaxy Pop, has secured a broadcast deal from Australian terrestrial broadcaster Network Ten for its new animated children’s series Get Ace.