International television and cross-media animation festival Cartoons on the Bay has extended the deadline for submissions for its Pulcinella Awards to February 1, 2012.
Disney XD will launch Marvel Universe, a dedicated Marvel programming block, with the new series Ultimate Spider-Man as its centerpiece, on Sunday, April 1.
Disney Junior, a 24-hour basic cable/satellite channel expressly for kids age 2-7 and their parents/caregivers, will launch Friday, March 23 in the U.S., joining 28 other Disney Junior channels around the world.
We're giving away a copy of Sterling Archer's new book, HOW TO ARCHER to the first person who can correctly answer an Archer trivia question...
Yahoo! has joined forces with with Playtone and Reliance Entertainment to bring Tom Hanks' multi-dimensional animated series Electric City to Yahoo! in 2012.
Adult Swim has launched a five-day live action web cam event that asks and answers the probing question: ‘What happens when a robot and a live chicken are left alone in a motel room?’
From Big Idea Entertainment press release:
FRANKLIN, TN -- Big Idea Entertainment announced they will release a brand-new DVD title, VeggieTales®: Robin Good and His Not-So-Merry Men,on March 3 and March 6, 2012 in Christian and general market stores respectively, just in time for the Easter holiday.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has kicked off the new year with the expansion of its Asia Pacific licensing portfolio featuring the launch of popular comedy properties.
Vancouver-based animation studio Slap Happy Cartoons Inc. has signed a development deal with Corus Entertainment’s YTV for the animated series Nerds and Monsters.
BEAU to offer BFA in Comic and Sequential Art for students who want to create cartoons, comic books, storyboards, graphic novels and animated features.
Disney and Comcast Announce Long-Term, Comprehensive Distribution Agreement; Deal provides Xfinity TV customers broad access to top sports, news and entertainment content across multiple screens in and out of the home.
The ToonSeum and the Museum of Uncut Funk present Funky Turns Forty, an exhibit celebrating the legacy of the first wave of positive Black animated characters of the 1970s.
The classic character Peter Pan makes his first-ever appearance in the hit series for kids age 2-7, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," in a primetime special presentation, "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Peter Pan Returns," premiering MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 (7:00-8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Charlie Brown’s hilarious and heartbreaking attempts to meet his beloved Little Red-Haired Girl and other endearing adventures are featured on Happiness is…Peanuts: Friends Forever, the latest Peanuts DVD release from Warner Home Video (WHV).
Looney Tunes’ lovable French Skunk, Pepé Le Pew stars in his own entertaining cartoon compilation which is set for release on DVD by Warner Home Video (WHV) December 27, 2011.
Press Release from Disney EMEA
Disney EMEA today announced that it has green lit a brand new animated pre-school series, The Happy Hugglemonsters. Set to premiere on Disney Junior from autumn 2012 and air in more than 150 countries worldwide, the series follows the adventures of fun-loving, five-year-old Henry Hugglemonster, the middle child in a happy, wacky close-knit monster family – The Hugglemonsters.
The future will never be the same when the time traveling pizza boy and his friends wreak havoc on the world as they know it. Loaded with tons of fan favorite special features from the creators, “FUTURAMA” Volume 6 comes to Blu-ray and DVD December 20th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
FOX has ordered a presentation and script for a new animated project from Russell Brand, reports Deadline.com.
9 Story Entertainment announces several additional licensees joining the Almost Naked Animals licensed merchandise program:
Bring the Griffins home this holiday season with FAMILY GUY Volume 9 DVD arriving in stores on December 13th.
Disney will introduce a little girl princess to its celebrated legacy of princess fairytales in an animated television movie and series, "Sofia the First," premiering in fall 2012 and spring 2013 respectively, on Disney Channel and Disney Junior channels around the world.
Leading rights management group Target Entertainment has signed a number of new broadcast deals for Novel Entertainment’s Horrid Henry (156 x 11’) including a prestigious Asian deal following ATF.
Susan Shipsky has been named vice president, production for Turner Broadcasting’s Animation, Young Adults and Kids Media’s (AYAKM) Creative Group, it was announced today by Michael Ouweleen, senior vice president and group creative director for AYAKM’s Creative Group, which encompasses both on-air and off-channel creative departments.
Viewers are in for another special two-hour animation block, with all-new back-to-back episodes of Mike Judge’s “Beavis and Butt-Head” at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, followed by two new episodes of “Good Vibes” at a special time, at 11:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. ET/PT, this Thursday, December 15 on MTV.