In one of the more surprising kids TV success stories of the past year, "Arthur" --- a low-key animated series centered around an 8-year-old bespectacled aardvark --- has become one of the most…
On one of her very first commercials, Mae Whitman made it evident by rote that no confrontational director was going to get to her.
Although it might seem at first glance as though most of the entertainment-based merchandise aimed at children these days is tied in to the latest super-hero or animated feature film franchise, in…
Toy manufacturer Mattel has filed a lawsuit against MCA Records asking for the immediate recall of the album by Aqua, a Danish quartet that has made an international hit of its single "Barbie Girl."
She's got buck teeth, bright lavender hair, a pair of orange antlers and a nice set of wings, which is not so unusual since her mom's a bird and her dad a dragon. The puppet creature stars in…
Former Ford model Nacho Arenas will direct his first feature, "Not Even The Trees," which starts lensing in New York Friday.
Her surname almost isn't good enough to illustrate her talents, according to some casting directors, who feel this 16-year-old is earmarked for stardom.
Attorneys representing Jeffrey Katzenberg in his lawsuit against the Walt Disney Co. scored another victory Friday when lawyers for the conglom unsuccessfully argued to have the legal team for the…
A short time ago, it seemed the only place to turn for kids' able programming in France was Canal Plus' Canal J. The past year, however, has seen a growing kidvid trend, with satellite consortiums…
Billy Connolly will emcee BAFTA's seventh annual Britannia Awards, with Barry Levinson signing on to present the nod to Dustin Hoffman at the Sept. 24 ceremonies.
Dodos, reindeer, foxes and Vikings are only a few of the animated managerie of stars being brought to Mipcom Jr. by London-based distributor ITEL.