DHX Media acquires Ragdoll Worldwide, owner of Teletubbies and In The Night Garden children’s brands.
Ballistic Media announces pre-sales for the 240-page d’artiste: Matte Painting 3, the long-awaited sequel to Matte Painting and Matte Painting 2 with master artists David Luong, Damien Macé and Milan Schere.
Nickelodeon announces a brand-new Dora the Explorer half-hour primetime special, “Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure,” premiering on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT).
Randy Cunningham 9th Grade Ninja returns for second series on Disney XD; hit Irish-produced animated series to return to screens in early 2014.
Kids’ and family entertainment content distributor CAKE announced an agreement with Cartoon Network US for two more seasonal specials – A Monsterous Holiday and The Naughty List.
France and the UK lead the nominations for the Cartoon Tributes for animated TV series at pitching and co-production event Cartoon Forum 2013, taking place September 17-20 in Toulouse, France.
Indian/Anglo CG animation studio Giant Wheel Animation announces the appointment of Atlantyca Entertainment as a new distribution partner for the animated series Taka & Maka.
9 Story Enterprises acquires worldwide distribution and licensing rights for Haunted Tales for Wicked Kids.
Saban Brands and MarVista Entertainment announce new global licensing deals for Power Rangers Megaforce.
41 Entertainment grants Free TV and Pay TV rights for the first two seasons of PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in France.
Radical Sheep Productions and Industrial Brothers Canada launch the multi-platform Yup Yups, which is set to premiere on Disney Junior Canada September 16.
The Television Academy Special Visual Effects Peer Group honors VFX Emmy nominees Jay Worth, Paul Graff and Tobias Mannewitz at an event at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on Monday, September 9.
Uncle Grandpa, the newest original animated comedy series from Cartoon Network Studios, rapidly becomes Cartoon Network’s new hit.
The Animation Conference, an extension of the world-renowned Ottawa International Animation Festival, undergoes some big changes for this year’s 10th anniversary celebration, including a new vision, a new venue and an additional day.
Hit Nick Jr. preschool series Tickety Toc arrives on DVD with Chime Time Adventures from Anchor Bay Entertainment on September 10, 2013.
Rovio Entertainment taps Aspera’s Faspex on Demand to deliver animated series Angry Birds to more than 20 broadcast partners worldwide.
V & S Entertainment appoints Daredevil Development to create a gaming app for the hit show Everything’s Rosie.
Henson Independent Properties acquires the global rights to Sixteen South Television’s new animated preschool series, Driftwood Bay.
Technicolor announces a partnership with ABC Television Australia and A Stark Production to develop the graphic novel series, The Deep, as a CGI animated children’s series.
Cartoon Network Amazone, the world’s first Cartoon Network waterpark, announces the completion of Humungaslide, a high-speed water coaster based on the Ben 10 alien, Humungousaur.
Cinedigm announces the October 8 release of the 12-DVD Inspector Gadget Megaset and four 3-DVD value sets, followed by the October 29 release of Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas.
Nerd Corps Entertainment signs a television deal with BBC Kids and Knowledge Network for their original preschool series, Kate & Mim-Mim.