TV Series

9 Story Entertainment’s ‘Fugget About It’ sails on Hulu with season 2
1:00 pm PDT 02/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

9 Story Entertainment recently announced that season two of the animated primetime comedy Fugget About It, will be carried as a Hulu Original series beginning 1 June. Season one of the series launched in October 2013 also under the Hulu Originals banner. Read More

BRB to present new series at Natpe Europe
12:42 pm PDT 02/06/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

BRB Internacional will attend the upcoming edition of Natpe Europe (Prague, 23 – 26 June) with lots of new offerings. The company will present its latest productions buoyed by the tremendous general interest provoked by the recent presentation of its various series. Read More

Cartoon Network’s ‘Adventure Time’ begins tour of Taiwan
12:55 pm PDT 30/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Cartoon Network, Taiwan’s number one kids’ cable channel, has unveiled an exhibition in capital Taipei for its hit comedy Adventure Time. Opening on 31 May and running until 14 September, the exhibit is a licensing deal with local partner Kuang Hong Arts Management. Read More

Nelvana signs new licensing agents in Germany and Turkey
12:23 pm PDT 29/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Euro Lizenzen will build the licensing program within Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland, to coincide with the series’ launch on German children’s channel KiKA in summer 2014. Read More

Disney Channel revamps look and logo; iconic ears snipped
12:30 pm PDT 27/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney Channel recently launched its new logo in the US and 42 other international networks, but there is one significant difference. While the old logo prominently featured the iconic mouse ears, the new one significantly reduces their size, showcasing a blue-and-white palette and revolving around Walt Disney’s signature. Read More

Mighty Med set for a second season on Disney XD
11:55 am PDT 27/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney XD is going in for a second season of its live-action superhero comedy Mighty Med, which will resume production in July for a fall 2014 premiere. Read More

Cartoon Network brings in summer holidays with a brand new show ‘Matt Hatters Chronicles’
2:23 pm PDT 20/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Cartoon Network has partnered with UK based production house, Platinum Films, to launch a brand new series called Matt Hatters Chronicles starting 19 May, every Monday to Thursday at 5 pm. Read More

“We focus on developing brands that have the potential to be leveraged across 360 degrees”
1:30 pm PDT 19/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Turner International India’s sr. director and network head – kids Krishna Desai shares his views on the state of animation in India, localisation of IPs, success of Chhota Bheem, creating a franchise out of a successful IP and much more! Read More

Nick to launch multiplatform ‘Slime Cup Challenge’
1:10 pm PDT 19/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

This summer, Nickelodeon is all set to kick-off a multiplatform brand campaign that will see stars such as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and actors from The Haunted Hathaways participating in a slew of slime-related challenges. Read More

9 Story Entertainment secures multiple sales for ‘Numb Chucks’
12:55 pm PDT 19/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Produced by 9 Story, Numb Chucks premiered on Canadian kids network YTV earlier this year and airs during its key programming block, ‘The Zone’. The series has also been licensed to Germany’s Super RTL with an anticipated launch in June. Read More

Reliance MediaWorks collaborates with Starz Network for Michael Bay helmed ‘Black Sails’
12:48 pm PDT 19/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Reliance MediaWorks recently signed a deal with Starz Network for the first season of the critically acclaimed American TV series Black Sails. The pirate period drama produced by Michael Bay has received high TRP ratings and has been praised for its quality visual effects work. Read More

Sanjeev Bhaskar of ‘Goodness Gracious Me’ fame features in new animated comedy pilot ‘Rajesh Finesse’
1:52 pm PDT 16/05/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

British comedian and actor Sanjeev Bhaskar will be reuniting with Kulvinder Ghir, MeeraSyal and Nina Wadia for a one-off special – a new Wildseed Studios animated pilot show ‘Rajesh Finesse’ on BBC2 to premiere on 26 May. Read More