background img

All posts tagged in: animated series


Nickelodeon and CBS Greenlight New Star Trek Animated Series

Nickelodeon and CBS Television Studios recently announced the greenlighting of a new animated series based on the iconic Star Trek franchise. The animated Star Trek series will be helmed by Emmy-Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman (Trollhunters, Ninjago) with Nickelodeon animation production and development EVP Ramsey Naito overseeing. The upcoming animated Star Trek series will be exclusive ...

horrid henry

Zodiak Secures International Rights for Horrid Henry S5

Zodiak Kids has recently acquired the international distribution rights for the fifth series of Horrid Henry. Consisting of 42 x 11’ episodes, the fifth series was presented at MIPCOM where it was secured by Zodiak. The company already represents the previous seasons of the series. The fifth series of Horrid Henry is currently under production, with a broadcast date slated for 2019 for ...


The Witcher Animated Short: Geralt vs Griffin

If you are fan of either The Witcher or Samurai Jack (heck, why not both?), then you will love the new animated short fan film titled SAMURAI WITCHER: Geralt vs. The Griffin.” The short takes the White Wolf himself, the Witcher Geralt on a scary adventure as he takes on a monstrous beast deep in the woods. The fan film emulates Genndy Tartakovsky’s iconic animation style, with clean, angular ...


Portfolio Develops Animated Series Based on Pet Robots Graphic Novel

Portfolio Entertainment has recently signed a deal with award-winning creator Scott Christian Sava, under which Sava’s graphic novel Pet Robots will be developed into an animated comedy series for children aged 6 to 9 years old. The deal will also give Portfolio distribution, licensing, and merchandising rights for the series worldwide. Pet Robots is about four students who accidentally ...


Adult Swim Launches Ballmastrz: 9009 in April

Adult Swim will debut a new original animated series titled Ballmastrz: 9009 on April 8 at midnight. The airing schedule will consist of two back-to-back episodes per week afterwards. Christy Karacas writes Ballmastrz: 9009. The series bears a style that incorporates anime along with her own innovative style. You can check out the trailer below: Ballmastrz: 9009 is set in the year 9009. The ...


Disney Junior Starts Production on Rocketeer Animated Series

Disney Junior has recently started production on a new animated series based on the Rocketeer franchise, which was originally a comic book hero that paid homage to 1930s serial matinee heroes. The property was adapted into a live action film in 1991 by Walt Disney Pictures, and now it’s going to make the transition into animated series in a more kid-friendly package. Slated for a 2019 debut, ...


9 Story and GO-N Team Up for Bewitched Animated Series

9 Story Media Group and GO-N Productions have recently joined forces in order to develop and co-produce a new animated series based on the classic fantasy comedy sitcom, Bewitched. The partnership will include 9 Story and GO-N having control over worldwide distribution while 9 Story gets the rights to majority of merchandising and licensing for the series. For the uninitiated, the Bewitched TV ...


Obama & Biden Cartoon Pilot Kickstarter Launched

Creator/director Adam Reid and a bunch of his friends have recently launched a Kickstarter campaign for the pilot episode of an animated series called “Barry & Joe – The Animated Series,” which is noteworthy because it is an adult sci-fi fiction that revolves around former US President Barack Obama and his VP Joe Biden, traveling through time and space with the guidance of ...


Galaga to Get its Own Animated Series

If the successful debut of the Castlevania Netflix series is any indication, there is indeed a healthy demand for animated shows based on iconic videogame franchises. And not one to get left behind, Bandai Namco has recently inked an exclusive option agreement with Swedish and Los Angeles-based producer the Nuttery Entertainment in order to produce a new animated series based on the classic space ...


First Look at Netflix’s Castlevania Series

The eagerly anticipated and frequently talked about animated adaptation of the Castlevania franchise is finally seeing progress, as Netflix has just unveiled the first teaser trailer. This should allow fans to get a glimpse of what’s in store when the series premieres on the streaming service on July 7, 2017. Netflix’s Castlevania series will have 4 x 30 minute episodes. If that’s not ...


Gorillaz Band to Get its Own Animated Series in 2018

In an interview with, creator Jamie Hewlett revealed that there will be a ten episode animated series based on the band The Gorillaz, with the release date expected to be 2018. Hewlett states that he only directed the first and last episode, with plans to get others to direct the other episodes as doing them all will “kill” him. As expected, the band members will be portrayed in ...


Milo Murphy’s Law Debuts October 3

Grammy-winning artist and legendary satirist Al Yankovic (Weird Al) is voicing the title role in the new animated comedy series Milo Murphy’s Law, which will premiere on Disney XD on Monday, October 3 at 8 p.m. ET. The two-part 22-minute episodes of the 2D series from the executive producers and creators Dan Povermine and Jeff ‘Swampy’ Marsh (Phineas and Ferb). Al Yankovic also performs the ...

Skip to toolbar