Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants special, "The Clash of Triton" (Monday, July 5, 8 p.m., ET/PT), raked in 5.2 million total viewers and ranked as the night's top show on broadcast and basic cable TV with kids 2-11, kids 6-11 and tweens 9-14.
Coolabi has today announced that production is underway in the UK to bring the much-loved children’s literary character Poppy Cat to television screens.
TV producer Reveille has inked a first-look deal with Mechem Media to produce family-friendly animated programming, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Corus Entertainment’s premium preschool network Treehouse is pleased to announce the world premiere of the first ever Dr. Seuss inspired animated series, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! on Saturday, August 7 at 5:30 p.m. ET starring Martin Short as the voice of the Cat.
Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that the Emmy Award-winning WordGirl will aim to beat the heat of July with a weeklong programming event called “There’s A New Villain in Town.”
This was my first time at MIFA (Marche International du film d'animation) and I could not have been more pleasantly surprised by the experience. Taking in the splendor of Lake Annecy's turquoise waters while meeting friends for cocktails in an ancient village immersed in a steady flow of creative energy was invigorating.
Jason Isaacs, renowned for his villainous turn as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, assumes another dark iconic role as the voice of Ra’s al Ghul in Batman: Under the Red Hood, the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies coming July 27, 2010 to Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand and for Download.
Now Boomerang, the commercial-free home of classic animation, celebrates summer with a little rock 'n roll, naming Josie the featured star of July's Boomeroyalty weekends. Beginning July 3, the network with showcase favorite Josie and the Pussycats episodes every Saturday and Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m. (ET).
HEROES director and comics veteran Jeph Loeb has been hired by Marvel to head its new TV division, reports VARIETY.
Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, and the National Football League, the most popular sports league among kids, are entering into their first production partnership to create the new, original animated short-form series, Rush Zone: Guardians of the Core for Nicktoons.
To save an earthbound Kryptonian, the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight unite once again – this time to battle the powerful forces of Darkseid – in Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, the ninth entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies coming September 28, 2010 from Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation.
This summer, kids and Scooby-Doo fans are in for more high-jinks, thrills and laughs when Warner Home Video’s (WHV) The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo The Complete Series materializes in stores June 29, 2010.
Mercy Corps and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, have formed a partnership to bring engaging, educational programming to Haiti’s children.
South African animator Mike Scott has created a new 52-episode shorts series called HAPPYLAND SHORTS.
Vertigo Films and Novel Entertainment are proud to announce the production of a 3D live-action movie based on Novel’s hugely successful children’s property Horrid Henry.
Who’s under the Red Hood? Bruce Timm knows, but he’s not telling. However, he answers a bevy of other questions in an interesting Q&A focused on the upcoming release of Batman: Under the Red Hood, the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies.
With a 20% larger exhibition space, 16% more visitors (2,300 accredited delegates and 450 registered companies compared to 350 in 2009) and over 200 buyers, the 2010 edition of the International Animation Film Market is showing some very positive figures, which confirm those of the sector in general despite the still difficult economic situation.
The Russian media companies Noviy Disk and Marmelad Media have acquired from Telescreen B.V. all media and merchandising rights to the TV series and licencing brand DIBO – THE GIFT DRAGON for the Russian market.
Imira Entertainment, Spain’s leading production and distribution company specialising in youth programming, has signed a bouquet of sales across its animation slate with Portuguese public broadcaster RTP.
On the heels of serving as supervising producer on the Rubicon/MGM co-produced Pink Panther & Pals now airing on Cartoon Network, Kerry Valentine has joined the Rubicon Studios production team as head of production at the Woodland Hills, Calif. facility; it was announced by Executive Producer David J. Corbett.