Aardman Animations’ coproduction Planet Sketch has been sold by Decode to Australian pubcaster ABC, C21Media reports. Aimed at kids aged 7-11, the series was commissioned by CiTV and Teletoon Canada and debuted at this year’s Mipcom. It was also sold to Cartoon Network Latin America and M-Net in South Africa.
The Walt Disney Studios and AOL have formed an exclusive content partnership through which AOL websites will offer a first look at photos, artwork, behind-the-scenes video, and extended footage from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, World Screen reports. Content related to the film will be promoted across the AOL […]
The following on-line previews for comics are available now: – Mile High Comics has previews of comics from DC and Marvel scheduled for release on October 26, including Jack Cross #3 (DC) by Warren Ellis and Gary Erksine; Solo #7 (DC) by Mike Allred, et al; Amazing Spider-Man #525 (Marvel) by Peter David and Mike […]
MTV Networks International has signed a five-year output deal with Canadian youth network YTV and sister preschool channel Treehouse, both owned and operated by Corus Entertainment, C21Media reports. The deal gives Corus regional syndication rights on all current and new series produced by Nickelodeon.
Create Media Ventures and 19 Entertainment have signed the first presale of their 2D comedy/music animation series Hipster & Jack to UK broadcaster CBBC, C21Media reports. The series blends comedy, character and music, following the adventures of a musical odd couple, a hippo, and a Jack Russell terrier — all on the road seeking fame […]
Icon Animation has signed a deal to bring its animated series Lola & Virginia to Disney Channel Italy, adding to the earlier acquisition of the series by Disney Channel Spain, AWN reports. The series, targeted at girls ages 8-12, has already presold to Nickelodeon Channel Latin America, Disney Channel Spain, RCTV Venezuela, and Animania USA.
Cogeco Cable (Canada) has signed an agreement with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (WBITD) to offer new titles and old classics from the Warner Bros. library. WBITD distributes Warner Bros. Pictures’ feature films, many of which will now be available to Cogeco Cable customers on a VOD basis. WBITD will provide Cogeco Cable with box […]