Bell Canada is finally getting its hands on rival broadcaster Astral Media. After rejecting the $3 billion deal last fall, federal regulator the Canadian Radio-Television & Telecommunications…
A list of milestones from the last two decade of the toon net.
Dom Rossi has been promoted to veep of Eastern sales at Fox News Channel. Roger Domal has been upped to veep of client relations. Rossi joined the cabler five years ago form CBS; Domal has been with…
A record number of industryites made the trek to Cannes for Mip Junior, the international mart for kids' programming, with some concerned about the contracting tyke production biz.
Italy's cutting-edge Maga Animation Studio is producing the first animated TV series in stereoscopic 3D expected to air on pubcaster RAI, the country's top broadcaster.
Lagardere Entertainment Timoon Animation is partnering with Chris Columbus' L.A.-based 1492 Pictures to produce $7 million animated series "Scary Larry."
A year after FremantleMedia formed a kids television division, and recruited Sander Schwartz away from Warner Bros., the production entity is ready to roll out its first slate of family shows.
Leading French production outfits Univergroup Pictures and Onyx Films are joining forces to produce "Miraculous Lady Bug," a stereoscopic 3D superhero toon.
Japanese anime helmer Satoshi Kon, who directed "Millennium Actress" among other films died Aug. 24 in Tokyo of pancreatic cancer. He was 46.
Cartoon Network has picked up an animated series based on Mattel's "Hot Wheels" property, slated to begin airing Sunday mornings next year.
DreamWorks Animation delivered solid earnings Thursday thanks to a strong ancillary performance by "Madagascar." But it was still a grim day for the toon studio as its flagging stock once again hit…