The new Apple TV won’t be mistaken for an Xbox or PlayStation video-game console. But with faster performance and the new tvOS operating system, the tech giant is positioning the box as a launching…
American Greetings has promoted Sean Gorman to president of AG Properties as the company, which is the home of Care Bears and Strawberry Shortcake, looks to expand its portfolio with more programming…
Watching TV is seldom a communal experience. So it's always interesting in the spring — when networks and studios mount panels to promote their shows for Emmy awards consideration — to hear an…
Mike O'Malley might well be the poster boy for how roles come to define actors — for better or for worse. O'Malley found his work slammed by critics in his ill-fated sitcom "The Mike O'Malley Show"…
ANNECY — Japanese anime studio Tezuka is in early conversations to create local versions around the world of its most famous property, and indeed one of the foundations of Japan's distinctive anime…
"King of the Nerds" will have a second season on TBS. The Atlanta-based cabler has ordered eight episodes of the reality series, with a return set for some time in 2014. First season wraps March 7…
Canada's DHX Media has pacted with China Mobile Entertainment and Alebrije Entertainment for an SVOD edutainment channel on China-based online TV service provider PPTV to extend its reach into the…
Characters' diversity offers kids positive role models
Kidvid cabler the Hub is adding three new toon series to its programming lineup, as well as reruns of vintage sitcoms "The Facts of Life," "Mork & Mindy" and "Sabrina the Teenage Witch."
With popular toys from the 1980s like Transformers, ThunderCats and the Smurfs getting reboots as entertainment projects, American Greetings is looking to relaunch its Care Bears.
Billie Mae Richards, the voice behind Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in the 1964 animated spesh, died Sept. 10 in Burlington, Canada, of stroke. She was 88.