Cartoon Network supports Mumbai Traffic Police’s annual Road Safety Patrol rally
11:00 am PDT 18/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

As a part of the recently launched #BacchePoliceBulayenge campaign, Cartoon Network showed its support for Mumbai Traffic Police’s annual Road Safety Patrol rally held on 18 January 2018 at the Naigaon Police grounds. Kids’ favourite Cartoon Network characters Kris from Roll No. 21, Ben 10 and the Powerpuff Girls came together to spread social awareness about road safety rules and regulations through their fun performances, to approximately 1500 children from across city schools. Present at the event was Mumbai Police Commissioner Dattatray Padsalgikar along with commissioner of Mumbai … Read More

Contiloe Pictures celebrates Army Day with Sikh Regiment of Indian Army
11:00 am PDT 16/01/2018 By AnimationXpress Team

The cast and crew of Contiloe’s 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897 commemorated the Army Day yesterday with the soldiers of Sikh Regiment of Indian Army. Actors Mohit Raina and Mukul Dev took the soldiers of the Sikh Regiment on a tour of the set in Aamgaon where the epic battle of Saragarhi is currently being filmed. 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897 is a fiction show inspired by the real-life story of 21 brave soldiers of the thirty-sixth Sikh Regiment of the British Indian Army. Contiloe Pictures … Read More

Discovery Kids plans 10 days of entertainment for children during the holiday season
6:00 pm PDT 21/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Discovery Kids has revealed a list of movies that will be aired for Christmas. A collection  of movies titled “Discovery Kids Christmas Party” will feature characters and movies such as Angry Birds, Arthur Christmas, Smurfs 1 and 2 and Monster House along with other favourite titles, starting 22 December to 1 January 2018. “We have significantly taken the entertainment quotient a notch higher, with a collection of animated movies that will offer complete list of adventure, comedy and fantasy to entertain the kids and make … Read More

Turner to launch AUM Animation’s slapstick comedy ‘Andy Pirki’
5:00 pm PDT 30/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

While Pogo is only starting to taste the success of Cosmos-Maya’s Tik Tak Tail that was launched this September, it is back with another silent slapstick comedy, Andy Priki, created by Mangaluru based AUM Animation Studio. Comprising of 13 episodes in season one, Andy Pirki is a 3D animated show that revolves around a pink dinosaur (Andy) and a caveman (Pirki) who develop an inimitable bond because of their unique circumstances. The 3D animated show will launch on 3 December … Read More

Turner Japan launches three new brands in DTC channel
11:00 am PDT 28/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Turner Japan will launch three new channels in January 2018 on DTV Channel, the streaming service from NTT DOCOMO. It will be the first time that the Boomerang brand is available in Japan, and marks the introduction of two brand new services: MONDO Mah-jong TV and Tabi Tele. They join Turner’s portfolio of channels already available in Japan, including Cartoon Network, MONDO TV, TABI Channel and CNN International. Turner Japan general manager Tom Perry said, “The launch of the three new … Read More

Discovery Kids India to premiere ‘Sunny Bunnies’ in November
11:00 am PDT 16/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Discovery Kids today announced a deal with the London-based content distribution company Media I.M. to premiere the hit animation series Sunny Bunnies in India. Under the three-year deal, which covers the pay-TV, simulcast and catch-up rights, Discovery Kids will air seasons one and two of the short format non-dialogue comedy starting this November. Discovery Kids is the first Indian broadcaster to take Sunny Bunnies, bringing the total number of territories across the world to air the series to more than 160. Talking about … Read More

Hungama’s Chacha Bhatija will next feature in ‘Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai’
3:15 pm PDT 15/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Hungama’s famous jasoos jodi, Chacha Bhatija, have entertained young audience and in no time the animated series has become one of the loved shows on the channel. After an overwhelming response from fans towards the series and the first Chacha Bhatija movie – Khazane Ki Khoj – Hungama TV channel is back with another feature Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai in which the detective duo go on a new investigative journey. In Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai, the jasoos jodi is embroiled in a … Read More

Nickelodeon reveals exciting plans for Children’s Day
5:00 pm PDT 13/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

With Children’s Day round the corner, Nickelodeon and Sonic have unveiled detailed plans which include robust programming lineup, thrilling contests and interactive campaigns on air, on-ground and digital. Nick’s new campaign Bachon Jaisi Baatein celebrates the child within each one of us, ensuring that the spirit of Children’s Day is recognised among adults alongside children. The campaign will bring a tiny dose of innocence back from days gone by. Simple joys of youth are forgotten once people get into their busy days, … Read More

Kids’ marathon POGO Run by Simple Steps meets with grand success in Pune
4:30 pm PDT 06/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The third edition of kids marathon by Simple Steps in Pune met with overwhelming success across categories as more than 2000 kids participated in a fun eventful run. Massively popular kids’ favourites cartoon characters – Super Bheem, Chutki and Mighty Raju – joined the participants for the POGO Run, a fun 100 meters run presented by the kids channel partner, POGO. The toons were also seen performing kid-friendly exercises in an early morning warm-up routine to prepare the participants for the run! Hosted at Balewadi … Read More

Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ official trailer teases a new generation of saviour
3:00 pm PDT 28/10/2017 By Sachin Bhat

It’s not a common sight to watch kids being pitted against their own parents. The usual lousy, argy-bargies aside, have you ever seen a fierce match-up between two generations of a family? Brace yourselves, ‘cause the unimaginable is about to happen! Marvel’s new web series Runaways will see a group of six teenagers trying to throw a spanner in the evil machinations of their parents, who are collectively termed as ‘The Pride’. Whilst there isn’t any pride in seeing one’s … Read More

‘Big Hero 6’ series launches 20 Nov with TV movie
11:50 am PDT 18/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney XD’s animated series Big Hero 6: The Series will launch on 20 November with a one-hour primetime television movie Baymax Returns airing simultaneously at 8 pm EST on Disney XD and Disney Channel. The TV movie will also be available on the DisneyNOW app and Disney XD VOD. Immediately after the TV movie airs, two full-length preview episodes of Big Hero 6: The Series will debut exclusively on the DisneyNOW app and Disney XD VOD, ahead of its official broadcast premiere … Read More

‘Kid-E-Cats’ pounces into Europe and Canada
3:00 pm PDT 16/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

APC Kids, the children’s entertainment distribution company of boutique financier and distributor About Premium Content (APC), has secured a raft of new deals with broadcasters across Europe and Canada for its animated kids’ series Kid-E-Cats. The deal will see the show, with its kitten characters of Cookie, Pudding and Candy, broadcast on YLE Finland, TG4 in Ireland, TV Puls in Poland, as well as Knowledge Network in Canada. Kid-E-Cats tells the story of three kittens: Cookie, Pudding and their kid sister … Read More