Hasbro, Inc. and Saban Properties LLC today announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement for Hasbro to purchase Saban’s Power Rangers and several other entertainment brands.
DHX Media to acquire 80% controlling interest in Peanuts and 100% of Strawberry Shortcake brands.
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MTV2, already airing Nickelodeon series Kenan & Kel and last week’s addition of Romeo! is adding another African-American family sitcom, Just Jordan!
Two older Nick shows are headed to… MTV2. Yeah you read correct.
‘90s Nickelodeon classic Kenan & Kel is now airing on Viacom sibling network MTV2.
Toy Story That Time ForgotABC announced today that their second Pixar Animation Studios special for television, “Toy Story That Time Forgot,” a new Christmas special featuring your favorite characters from the “Toy Story” films, will air on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET).
Cowabunga! In celebration of its landmark acquisition of the exclusive cable and authenticated non-linear VOD rights to legendary animated comedy The Simpsons, FXX will launch a record-breaking marathon of the series on August 21, 2014.
Saban Brands and Cartoon Network announced today that Power Rangers Megaforce, Power Rangers Super Megaforce and Digimon Fusion have been licensed to Cartoon Network Latin America for broadcast beginning in 2014.
James Avery, most famously known for playing Uncle Phil on the ‘90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has died today at age 65.
Saban Brands today announced that Zui, the largest aggregator of kid-friendly content on the web, has launched a new mobile app for its kid-safe internet browser, KidZui. Operated by Zui, KidZui is a downloadable browser that provides access to a kid-safe Internet experience to more than six million websites, online videos, pictures and games.
The short-lived children’s anthology series, The Nightmare Room, from the mind of R.L. Stine (Goosebumps, The Haunting Hour) will return to TV starting tonight.
Continuing its strategy of delivering exceptional creative content to audiences around the world, The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) has agreed to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction. Lucasfilm is 100% owned by Lucasfilm Chairman and Founder, George Lucas.
Butch Hartman, creator of The Fairly OddParents, Danny Phantom and T.U.F.F. Puppy, who’s also got four pilots in production at Nickelodeon, has started his very own animation channel on YouTube, dedicated to showing off animated productions made by YOO!
Yabba dabba doo! FOX has picked up THE FLINTSTONES, a 21st century version of the classic animated comedy from executive producer Seth MacFarlane. In a cross-studio collaboration, THE FLINTSTONES will be produced jointly by 20th Century Fox Television and Warner Bros. Television. Warner Bros. is home to THE FLINTSTONES via its ownership of the Hanna-Barbera collection of animated titles. Dan Palladino (“Gilmore Girls”) and Kara Vallow (Family Guy) will also serve as executive producers. THE FLINTSTONES will begin production in fall 2011 and will be set in stone on the FOX schedule in 2013.