‘My Knight and Me’ to be shown across platforms globally
2:00 pm PDT 19/03/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

CAKE has announced a slate of sales for animated medieval comedy series My Knight and Me created by French producer Team TO and Belgian producer Thuristar. The latest broadcasters to join the medieval mayhem include Hulu from US, UYoung from China, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Taiwan; YLE from Finland, SVT from Sweden, Televisió Catalunya from Spain, E-Vision from Middle East and Showmax from Africa. The series premiered globally on Cartoon Network and on the Family Channel in Canada last … Read More

Ben 10 and Kris thank Mumbai cops with Cartoon Network’s initiative
12:00 pm PDT 16/03/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

As a part of Cartoon Network’s #BachchePoliceBulayenge campaign, launched in association with the Mumbai Police, the channel’s characters Kris from Roll No. 21 and Ben 10 are meeting several school kids across Mumbai city in the month of March. Taking the awareness programme to different schools, Bachche Police Bulayenge team visits Campion School in Colaba, Panbai School in Santacruz, Swami Vivekanand School in Kurla among others. Kris and Ben 10 will be engaging with 10,000 school kids spreading the important … Read More

Of Shemaroo’s buzzing 2017 and how it did it all come together
5:00 pm PDT 19/02/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

Shemaroo Entertainment had quite a buzzing year in 2017. Having come up with various DTH services, it was also occupied with hectic promotional work to garner customers. Shemaroo head of operations and OAP Mahesh S Newalkar elaborates on the busy period whilst enlightening with the round figures of promos it developed. He says, “In the past one year, we have launched various services on the DTH platforms under different genres like devotion, spirituality, comedy, kids, regional language, Bollywood and classic … Read More

‘Beyblade Burst Evolution’ season two to launch in French on 3 February on Télétoon in Canada
3:00 pm PDT 30/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

SUNRIGHTS INC, the New York City-based entertainment rights management company, today announced that Corus Entertainment has confirmed the season two premiere date of the French-language version of the animated action series Beyblade Burst. Titled Beyblade Burst Evolution, the new season launches 3 February on Corus’ Télétoon network in Canada. “Corus embraced Beyblade Burst, and were among the first broadcasters to license, air and promote the series to its Canadian viewers and fans in French,” said SUNRIGHTS MD Kaz Soeda. “The success of … Read More

Cartoon Network supports Mumbai Traffic Police’s annual Road Safety Patrol rally
11:00 am PDT 18/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

As a part of the recently launched #BacchePoliceBulayenge campaign, Cartoon Network showed its support for Mumbai Traffic Police’s annual Road Safety Patrol rally held on 18 January 2018 at the Naigaon Police grounds. Kids’ favourite Cartoon Network characters Kris from Roll No. 21, Ben 10 and the Powerpuff Girls came together to spread social awareness about road safety rules and regulations through their fun performances, to approximately 1500 children from across city schools. Present at the event was Mumbai Police Commissioner Dattatray Padsalgikar along with commissioner of Mumbai … Read More

Contiloe Pictures celebrates Army Day with Sikh Regiment of Indian Army
11:00 am PDT 16/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The cast and crew of Contiloe’s 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897 commemorated the Army Day yesterday with the soldiers of Sikh Regiment of Indian Army. Actors Mohit Raina and Mukul Dev took the soldiers of the Sikh Regiment on a tour of the set in Aamgaon where the epic battle of Saragarhi is currently being filmed. 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897 is a fiction show inspired by the real-life story of 21 brave soldiers of the thirty-sixth Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army. Contiloe Pictures … Read More

Discovery Kids plans 10 days of entertainment for children during the holiday season
6:00 pm PDT 21/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Discovery Kids has revealed a list of movies that will be aired for Christmas. A collection  of movies titled “Discovery Kids Christmas Party” will feature characters and movies such as Angry Birds, Arthur Christmas, Smurfs 1 and 2 and Monster House along with other favourite titles, starting 22 December to 1 January 2018. “We have significantly taken the entertainment quotient a notch higher, with a collection of animated movies that will offer complete list of adventure, comedy and fantasy to entertain the kids and make … Read More

Turner to launch AUM Animation’s slapstick comedy ‘Andy Pirki’
5:00 pm PDT 30/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

While Pogo is only starting to taste the success of Cosmos-Maya’s Tik Tak Tail that was launched this September, it is back with another silent slapstick comedy, Andy Priki, created by Mangaluru based AUM Animation Studio. Comprising of 13 episodes in season one, Andy Pirki is a 3D animated show that revolves around a pink dinosaur (Andy) and a caveman (Pirki) who develop an inimitable bond because of their unique circumstances. The 3D animated show will launch on 3 December … Read More

Turner Japan launches three new brands in DTC channel
11:00 am PDT 28/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Turner Japan will launch three new channels in January 2018 on DTV Channel, the streaming service from NTT DOCOMO. It will be the first time that the Boomerang brand is available in Japan, and marks the introduction of two brand new services: MONDO Mah-jong TV and Tabi Tele. They join Turner’s portfolio of channels already available in Japan, including Cartoon Network, MONDO TV, TABI Channel and CNN International. Turner Japan general manager Tom Perry said, “The launch of the three new … Read More

Discovery Kids India to premiere ‘Sunny Bunnies’ in November
11:00 am PDT 16/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Discovery Kids today announced a deal with the London-based content distribution company Media I.M. to premiere the hit animation series Sunny Bunnies in India. Under the three-year deal, which covers the pay-TV, simulcast and catch-up rights, Discovery Kids will air seasons one and two of the short format non-dialogue comedy starting this November. Discovery Kids is the first Indian broadcaster to take Sunny Bunnies, bringing the total number of territories across the world to air the series to more than 160. Talking about … Read More

Hungama’s Chacha Bhatija will next feature in ‘Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai’
3:15 pm PDT 15/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Hungama’s famous jasoos jodi, Chacha Bhatija, have entertained young audience and in no time the animated series has become one of the loved shows on the channel. After an overwhelming response from fans towards the series and the first Chacha Bhatija movie – Khazane Ki Khoj – Hungama TV channel is back with another feature Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai in which the detective duo go on a new investigative journey. In Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai, the jasoos jodi is embroiled in a … Read More

Nickelodeon reveals exciting plans for Children’s Day
5:00 pm PDT 13/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With Children’s Day round the corner, Nickelodeon and Sonic have unveiled detailed plans which include robust programming lineup, thrilling contests and interactive campaigns on air, on-ground and digital. Nick’s new campaign Bachon Jaisi Baatein celebrates the child within each one of us, ensuring that the spirit of Children’s Day is recognised among adults alongside children. The campaign will bring a tiny dose of innocence back from days gone by. Simple joys of youth are forgotten once people get into their busy days, … Read More