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Nickelodeon to make season 6 of its hit animated series ‘The Loud House’

Nickelodeon has greenlit a 26-episode sixth season of its hit animated series The Loud House, which currently ranks as the number-one animated show across all television and Nickelodeon with Kids 6-11 year-to-date. Produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studio, season six finds the Loud family embarking on even more wild adventures...

Adult Swim’s animated series ‘Venture Bros.’ cancelled after seven seasons

Adult Swim’s animated action-comedy series The Venture Bros. has been cancelled after seven seasons. Series co-creator Christopher McCulloch, who goes by the pseudonym Jackson Publick, confirmed the program’s cancellation on Twitter on Monday. “Unfortunately, it’s true. #VentureBros has been cancelled. We got the highly disappointing news a...

Mother Dairy’s Safal partners with comic character Chacha Chaudhary to promote frozen products

Safal, the horticulture brand from the stable of Mother Dairy and the pioneer in fresh and healthy frozen products has collaborated with the iconic character Chacha Chaudhary for a new talking comic book – Chacha Chaudhary Aur Safal Ke Sath Swadisht Khana. Created in association with Diamond Toons,...

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal comments that VFX and Animation Industry has huge export potential.

The CII SummitFX 2020- Global AVGC Summit took place last week and while addressing the industry representatives there, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said that the animation, visual effects (VFX) and gaming industry holds huge export potential for India and the segment can add a lot...

Famous Russian animator and children’s cartoon ‘Kikoriki’ creator Anatoly Prokhorov Dies at 72

Anatoly Prokhorov, creator of internationally beloved Russian children’s cartoon Kikoriki (known as Smeshariki at home), died August 30 from leukaemia at age 72. The writer, director, producer and educator was also a co-founder of Pilot — the first private independent animation studios established in the Soviet Union– and of...

Nottage Production’s ‘The Misadventures of Master Moley’ to air across 100 countries

Nottage Productions’ The Misadventures of Master Moley has been picked in a deal with WarnerMedia to air in over 100 countries across EMEA to children’s platform Boomerang and select free-to-air channels. The animated show, which has an all-star cast, is set to begin production later this year. The CG-animated...

APC Studios kids division, APC Kids signs international deals for CTC’s ‘KID-E-CATS’

APC Kids, the children’s entertainment division of APC Studios, has inked several deals across all three seasons of CTC Media’s hit preschool animation KID-E-CATS. New partners include Minika (Turkey) taking seasons one and two free TV rights, Chilean SVOD VTR and Nordic platform SF (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland,...

Indian commentator Harsha Bhogle joins with Fantasy Akhada as an investor

Indian cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle, joins hands with Fantasy Akhada. Harsha Bhogle will be the face of the brand for the next two years and by picking up stake in the startup, he has further reinforced his confidence and commitment towards the brand. On association with Fantasy...

TEAMTO, France Télévisions and SUPER RTL join hands for animated series ‘Jade Armor’

Kids entertainment company, TeamTO has partnered with leading kids platforms France Télévisions (France) and SUPER RTL (Germany) for its animated action-comedy, JADE ARMOR (26 x 22). The series, now in full production at TeamTO’s Paris and Valence studios, and slated to roll out in 2021 Fall, will introduce a...

Nickelodeon International and Nickelodeon India to team up for ‘The Twisted Timeline of Sammy & Raj’

Nickelodeon International is teaming up with Nickelodeon India, a part of Viacom18 that is a joint venture between ViacomCBS and Network18, to co-produce The Twisted Timeline of Sammy & Raj. The new series marks the first collaboration between the top kids’ entertainment brand and the leading Indian kids’...