The classic animated Halloween-themed Peanuts special, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,” created by late cartoonist Charles M. Schulz, airs Thursday, October 31, on the ABC, followed by “You’re Not Elected, Charlie Brown.”
Special will feature performances by Sir Elton John, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and RuPaul and an appearance by Kristen Bell, along with several performances by Lady Gaga from her new album, ARTPOP, including a duet with Kermit the Frog.
FOX gives a 13-episode series order for high-concept epic series featuring ancient Egypt as backdrop for palace intrigue, quests for power and the world of magic, gods and goddesses.
Troika partners with TSN to rebrand the daily hockey news show, That’s Hockey, which will be launched simultaneously with the 2013-2014 NHL season.
Stan Lee’s first ever Indian superhero, Chakra: The Invincible, to premiere November 30 on Cartoon Network in India.
Studio 100 Media GmbH signs a licensing agreement with Planeta Junior for the new animation series Tashi.
The deadline for submissions to the 12th Annual VES Awards honoring the most outstanding visual effects in film, television, animation, commercials, special venue projects and video games is November 22, 2013.
Disney XD adds another animated series to its slate, Penn Zero: Part Time Hero, from Jared Bush and Sam Levine.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Snoopy and Charlie Brown get ready for the Super Bowl with the release of Peanuts Deluxe Edition: Touchdown Charlie Brown! on disc January 21.
Jedi Knights, pandas, and giant robots all team up on store shelves for this week's home entertainment releases on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Sofia the First’s first primetime special, Sofia the First: The Floating Palace premieres Sunday, November 24 on the Disney Channel.
Sony Pictures Television announces the launch of a UK version of the anime, video on demand service, Animax.
Coolabi, CBeebies, Smallfilms and Sprout are partnering to bring back the British cult classic animated television show, Clangers.
CreaCon Group appoints Imira Entertainment to represent the animated series City of Friends in Latin America, Spain, Italy and Portugal.
BRB Internacional teams up with Maya Studio to launch a new animated series, HighSkull, based on Javi Molner’s Calaveritas characters.
ABC announces that it has picked up a full season of the new hit drama, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
FOX’s new Saturday late-night ANIMATION DOMINATION HIGH-DEF programming block slices into November with all-new installments, featuring Axe Cop and High School USA!,” beginning late-night Saturday, November 2; Lucas Bros. Moving Co. and Golan the Insatiable to preview during special ADHD lineup Saturday, November 23.
PorchLight Entertainment signs a licensing deal with Corus Entertainment and VRAK TV for Daddy I’m a Zombie.
Angry Birds Toons: Season One – Volume One heads to disc December 3 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Vancouver, Canada-based Nerd Corps Entertainment produces the first Slugterra TV movie, Slugterra: Ghoul from Beyond, for a spring 2014 release, continuing the story of the core-boys Slugterra series currently airing worldwide on Disney XD and free TV.