Cartoons

Cartoon Network consolidates lead in wk 28 of TAM ratings
3:00 pm PDT 17/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The folks at Turner India must be rejoicing as its mainstay channel Cartoon Network has managed to maintain its ratings in week 28 of TAM ratings, with 225 TVTs (as against 228 in week 27). In terms of the reach of the channels, Nick’s 40 per cent beat Cartoon Network’s 39 per cent closely followed by Pogo with 37 per cent. Read More


The god of thunder, ‘Thor’ now in a dress!
2:50 pm PDT 17/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The art work unveiled by Marvel reveals a blond woman carrying the superhero`s signature hammer. The new series is penned by Jason Aaron, while the art is from Russell Dauterman. Marvel said Thor was the latest heroine in its ever-growing list of female-centric titles. Read More


Nick moves up to No.3 in TAM wk 27, CN leads with Disney at No.2
5:07 pm PDT 10/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The sun is shining bright on Viacom’s kids channel Nick (200 TVTs) as it moves up the ladder this week to overhaul Turner’s Pogo (196 TVTs) by 4 TVTs. Among the other channels in the space, Cartoon Network continues to lead the pack with 228 TVTs closely followed by Disney Channel India with 227 TVTs. Read More


Disney in talks with ‘Transformers’ scribe for a ‘Dumbo’ live-action feature
7:27 pm PDT 09/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Ehren Kruger, mostly known for churning out the ‘Transformer’ scripts for Michael Bay will be scripting the adaptation. With the movie about a flying elephant, it will certainly demand some pretty neat CGI work and Disney is banking on the modern day FX technology to pull off the feat in a live-action framework. Read More


‘Doraemon’ drops the chopsticks, as it enters the US market
7:10 pm PDT 09/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The move to take the extremely popular anime character to this market comes against a backdrop of a government-perceived crisis, as foreign sales of Japanese animations have halved from its peak 2006 figure due to a lack of recent hits and an increasing number of illegal distribution sites according to a recent research. Read More


Nickelodeon integrates with Colors, Motu Patlu will be seen shaking a leg on ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’
2:30 pm PDT 04/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

In a novel approach, the popular duo will come out of their home, Furfuri Nagar to partner with the youngest contestant Akshat Singh in an innovative dance act. The animated avatar, choreographed by Vivek Chachere, won hearts of the judges and celebrity contestants on the show. Read More


Cartoon Network gets ready to make a splash this monsoon
5:37 pm PDT 30/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

This monsoon Cartoon Network is pulling out all the stops to give children an unlimited dose of entertainment! The channel will air back-to-back movies with blockbuster premieres, new shows, revive popular classics and shower children with prizes throughout the season. Read More


Owning IPs help in creating an ecosystem and ancillary revenue streams: Nina Elavia Jaipuria
5:07 pm PDT 24/06/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

Speaking to AnimationXpress.com’s Sidharth Iyer, Jaipuria opens up on what she feels of the Indian animation space, creation of local IPs, benefits of owning IPs and the future of the industry at large in a heart to heart conversation. Read More


Vishnu Athreya elevated to VP, program scheduling at Cartoon Network and Boomerang
12:18 pm PDT 24/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

In his new role, Athreya will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day scheduling and strategic positioning of programming content for Cartoon Network, Boomerang and branded non-linear program platforms. Read More


Cartoon Network greenlights two more seasons of ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’
1:23 pm PDT 03/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Cartoon Network, one of the leading kids channel from the Turner International stable, has given the go ahead to the production for a fourth and fifth season of global hit animated series, The Amazing World of Gumball further building on … Read More