Jewell Engstrom has been promoted to the position of chief financial officer and executive vice president for Disney ABC Cable Networks Group. In her new role, Ms. Engstrom adds international finance and accounting responsibilities, overseeing all finance-related issues for Disney ABC Cable Networks Group’s international networks, including 23 Disney Channels, eight Toon Disney channels, eight […]
A Halloween episode of the new preschool series Little Einsteins will premiere Saturday, October 29 (8:00 a.m., ET/PT) during Disney Channel’s Playhouse Disney. In the episode entitled “Little Einsteins Halloween,” the series’ four music-loving young characters — Leo, the conductor; Annie, the singer; Quincy, the instrumental virtuoso; and June, the dancer — are planning a […]
French toon producer/distributor MoonScoop has announced production of 45 additional episodes of Code Lyoko for Cartoon Network, giving the series a total of 97 episodes, C21Media reports. Due in September 2006, season three will be accompanied by a major merchandising campaign to cover a broad range of licensed products including toys, clothes, stationary, school bags, […]
Walt Disney-owned Jetix’s European and Latin American operations have picked up the pay-TV rights to the animated action series Galactik Football from French toon house Alphanim, C21Media reports. The series is due to air on Jetix’s European channels beginning in Spring 2006, to coincide with Jetix Europe’s international kids football tournament, the Jetix Kids Cup, […]
Classic Media and Studio B Productions’ animated co-production George of the Jungle has been presold to Cartoon Network US, Cartoon Network Europe, and Nickelodeon UK for a January 2007 launch, C21Media according to C21Media. The series was developed in association with Teletoon Canada, and production is underway at Studio B.
The animated series Legend of the Dragon will launch next fall on the Jetix blocks in the U.S. on Toon Disney and ABC Family, under a deal with BKN International and Disney ABC Cable Networks Group, World Screen reports. The broadcast will be accompanied by a U.S. consumer products rollout in October 2006 with a […]