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Adult Swim Headline News

CLIP: Adult Swim Sets U.S. Premiere for Supernational Animated Comedy ‘Psi Cops’

Fifteen-minute animated comedy created by and starring Bart Batchelor and Chris Nielsen makes its U.S. debut on Sunday, July 7 at midnight ET/PT.

The Big Purple Dinosaur is Back! Headline News

‘Barney’ Returns With a ‘Love Day’ Message

Mattel has announced the big purple guy is back and set to share his message with a new generation; all-new animated series ‘Barney’s World’ is coming to Max later this year.

Business Headline News

Nelvana Greenlights ‘Piñata Smashlings’

The 2D animated kids’ series, based on the Roblox game, follows 4 friends who form a team to save the Piñataverse while involved in game-like shenanigans; available for international sale, the previously released ‘Smashling’ shorts are available on Nelvana’s ‘Keep It Weird’ YouTube channel.

TWINSPIRATION! Headline News

Nelvana Secures ‘Builder Brothers Dream Factory’ International Deals

Inspired by the HGTV series starring real-life ‘Property Brothers,’ Drew and Jonathan Scott, the animated series centers on friends, family, school, and community – and really big dreams.

Business Headline News

Nelvana Inks ‘Millie Magnificent’ Distribution Deals

Based on the popular kids’ book series by Ashley Spires, the new original 3DCG preschool series heads to Canal+ in France and Treehouse in Canada in 2024 – coming to MIPCOM this month.

Canadian animation Headline News

Corus Entertainment Reveals Upcoming Canadian Animation Slate

Nelvana is delivering a number of series and films to kids’ networks YTV and Treehouse including ‘Best & Bester,’ ‘Thomas & Friends: The Great Bubbly Build,’ and ‘Millie Magnificent.’
 

People Headline News

Karen Jackson Takes the Reins as Barnabas Wornoff Steps Down as TAAFI Chair

Long-time board member assumes leadership in wake of the organization co-founder’s departure; Matthew Celestial named Treasurer, overseeing day-to-day operations.

Close Encounters of the Overly Incompetent Kind Headline News

Adult Swim Canada Releases Exclusive ‘Psi Cops’ Early Preview

The new adult animated series follows paranormal investigators as they look into alien sightings, ghosts, and demons; show premieres June 4.

Close Encounters of the Overly Incompetent Kind Headline News

Watch: Adult Swim Canada’s ‘Psi Cops’ Trailer

New adult animated series follows the overly competent incompetent detectives, Kydd and Felixx, as they investigate spiritual phenomena, extraterrestrial life, and paranormal activity; catch a sneak peek at Calgary Expo April 27 ahead of the June TV debut.

Where Did the Cargo Cars Go? Headline News

‘Thomas & Friends: The Mystery of Lookout Mountain’ Coming to Netflix

Coinciding with Autism Acceptance Month, the new animated movie features the iconic franchise’s newest friend, Bruno the Brake Car, an autistic character who embarks on a journey with Thomas and his gang; hitting the streamer April 1, it also broadcasts in Canada April 2 and the U.S. April 3.

Heading to Montreal This September Headline News

Animaze Sets 10th Anniversary Festival for September 17-19

The Montreal International Animation Festival returns for its 2023 run; new programs will highlight the city’s internationally renowned game industry.

Business Headline News

Canadian Channel Teletoon to Shut Down

Corus Entertainment has announced that the Canadian animation-focused TV channel will be revamped as Cartoon Network, with Cartoon Network transforming to Boomerang and Teletoon originals heading to new Teletoon+ streaming service; sunsetting set for March 27, 2023.

The Purple Dinosaur Returns! Headline News

Barney is Back: Mattel Relaunching Storied Franchise

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 13, 2023 at 10:04am

The famous purple dinosaur will hit screens in 2024 with a brand-new preschool animated series; full range of toys, books, clothing, and other merchandise, including stuff for adult fans, is on the way.

In Passing Headline News

Todd Brian, WildBrain Director of Development, Animation, Dies at 59

The creative executive served in various positions in animation and live-action, honing his skills at Corus Entertainment prior to joining the WildBrain family; he passed away on December 28 after a short illness.

Business Headline News

Corus Entertainment Launches Teletoon+

Premium kids streaming service now available in Canada on Amazon Prime Video Channels, Bell Fibe TV app and set-top-box, Virgin Plus, and RiverTV; popular series include ‘Teen Titans Go!’ ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons,’ and ‘Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?’

Thomas is Back… With Friends! Headline News

Exclusive Clip: ‘Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 10:07am

Launching October 29 on Netflix, the all-new, reimagined classic franchise series from Mattel Television follows the playful tank engine with four new engine friends learning to solve problems together.

Business Headline News

Nelvana Greenlights ‘Bakugan: Evolutions’ Season 4

Studio also secures new licensing deals in Canada and France; the Bakugan heroes return with all new episodes in early 2022 – Seasons 1-3 now streaming on Netflix in the U.S. and Canada.

Business Headline News

‘Masha and the Bear’ Hits Another YouTube Milestone

Animaccord’s beloved animated preschool series hits 100 billion worldwide views, and holds Guinness World Record for most watched cartoon on the streamer; channel subscribers doubled in last year to over 28 million.

Nelvana Turns 50! Headline News

Nelvana Names July 26 ‘Canadian Children’s Media Day’

Studio marks its 50th anniversary by teaming up with Telefilm Canada and the Youth Media Alliance to celebrate the Canadian animation and children’s media industries.

Business Headline News

Corus Ventures into Adult Animation with ‘Psi Cops’

Production and distribution giant reveals first original series for Adult Swim, as part of its 2021/2022 programming slate; four new animated series plus fan-favorite re-up also greenlit, including ‘Agent Binky: Pets of the Universe,’ ‘Toopy and Binoo – The Movie.’

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