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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.

Boom 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.

Series 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.

Atomic 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.

Media 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).

Disney 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.

Mipjunior Headline News

Over 1,000 Participants For MIPJunior 2011

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:42pm

Numbers of participants, buyers, programmes and projects have risen significantly for the 2011 edition of MIPJunior, the international showcase for children and youth programmes, which runs in Cannes on 1-2 October 2011, ahead of MIPCOM.

Animation Blogs

THE FUTURE OF ANIMATION

As you graduate today, and face an uncertain jobs market, many of you are asking yourselves 'What does the future of animation hold for me?'   To see what lies ahead, one only need look to the past...

Animated Headline News

Nathan Fillion & Tim Daly Join Voice Cast of Justice League: Doom

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 12:19pm

Primetime television stars Nathan Fillion and Tim Daly, the reigning voices of Green Lantern and Superman, respectively, join an exciting group of actors reprising their famed cartoon roles in Justice League: Doom, an all-new entry in the popular series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies due in early 2012 from Warner Home Video.

Home Headline News

Cleveland Show Second Season Comes to DVD

The quiet town of Stoolbend, Virginia will never be the same now that Cleveland Brown and his new family have moved in. From Rich Appel, Mike Henry and Family Guy creator, Seth MacFarlane, comes the outrageous Emmy Award nominated comedy, THE CLEVELAND SHOW Season 2 on DVD September 27 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Disney Headline News

Jake And The Never Land Pirates Sails to DVD

A new soundtrack and DVD inspired by Disney Junior's #1 series Jake and the Never Land Pirates, are planned to set sail this September with Walt Disney Records' album release of eighteen hook-filled songs from the series on September 20 and The Walt Disney Studios "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Yo Ho, Mateys Away!" DVD release featuring seven episodes from the series on September 27.

Nickelodeon Headline News

Johnny Cupcakes & Nick Bring SpongeBob SquarePants to Carnaby Street

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 9:26am

Johnny Cupcakes and Nickelodeon today announce the launch of an exclusive t-shirts collection featuring SpongeBob SquarePants and retro Nickelodeon properties Cat Dog, Aaahh! Real Monsters, Ren & Stimpy, Rocko’s Modern Life and Rugrats.

Cartoon Headline News

Cartoon Network, Adult Swim Announce New York Comic Con Panel and Event Lineup

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 9:24am

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim will host nine panels, two screenings and three autograph signings for fan-favorite series at New York Comic Con at the Jacob K. Javits Center, Friday, October 14 through Sunday October 16, 2011.

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