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The CW releases premiere dates for its Fall line-up of comic book based shows
6:00 pm PDT 09/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The CW Network, home to multiple DC Comics properties, has announced its Fall 2017 premiere dates for its entire line-up of shows, debuting on 9 October. Supergirl will be the first DC CW show to be back, as it premieres on Monday, 9 October at 8 pm. The Flash races back the next day for its fourth season Tuesday, 10 October at 8 pm. Legends of Tomorrow will move to Tuesdays, airing just after The Flash at 9 pm. The … Read More


Yu-Gi-Oh! comes back to Finland, continues its successful run on PlayTV
7:30 pm PDT 08/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

4K Media, the Konami Digital Entertainment, subsidiary that manages the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside of Asia, today announced that it has licensed various installments of its Yu-Gi-Oh! anime franchise to the following partners: PlayTV in Brazil and Mega Merchandising, the children’s program buyer in Finland for Fox Networks Group. In announcing the new agreements, 4K Media SVP of operations and business and legal affairs Kristen Gray stated, “Yu-Gi-Oh! has maintained a thriving fan base around the world and we are fortunate to … Read More


Wow! Unlimited and Bell Media announce strategic partnership in kids and youth entertainment
2:00 pm PDT 08/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Canadian kids’ animation entertainment company Wow Unlimited Media and content creation company Bell Media have entered into a deal that will bring Wow! programming to Bell channels in exchange for equity in the production outfit. The deal also includes an agreement to jointly develop and produce content. Wow CEO and chairman Michael Hirsh said, “This strategic partnership will drive our planned multi-platform rollout of a new paradigm in entertainment for kids and youth across North America. In addition, the support … Read More


Popular anime ‘Cowboy Bebop’ will get American live-action TV series
1:00 pm PDT 07/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

A live-action television series adaptation of the 1998 television anime Cowboy Bebop will be produced by Marty Adelstein’s Tomorrow Studios and ITV Studios. The adaptation will be written by Chris Yost (Thor: The Dark World, Thor: Ragnarok). The studio Sunrise, which animated the original series, will executive produce the live-action series. Other executive producers will include Adelstein (Prison Break, Teen Wolf), Becky Clements (Good Behavior, Aquarius), Matthew Weinberg and Midnight Radio (Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec, Jeff Pinkner and Scott Rosenberg). Cowboy Bebop is … Read More


Cartoon Network’s June programming slate makes back to school an exciting affair
11:30 am PDT 01/06/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Cartoon Network is all geared up to give kids a back-to-school adventure as they pack their bags and sharpen their pencils, bracing the end of summer vacation. They promise to make going back to school exciting with their new line-up of shows and series which include action packed adventures, stories about friendship, incredible stunts and comedy at its best. Children can now enjoy their time after school with new shows and exciting episodes of Mighty Magiswords, We Bare Bears, and Bas Karo Henry. … Read More


Animated series ‘Baahubali: The Lost Legends’ to launch on Colors
1:00 pm PDT 29/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The highest grossing film ever in the history of Indian cinema is now set to make its television debut as an animated series. Riding high on the success of the Baahubali franchise, India’s leading entertainment channel Colors announced the acquisition of the broadcast satellite rights to the animated series spin-off called, Baahubali: The Lost Legends which was initially launched digitally on Amazon Prime Video. This isn’t the first time that an animated series will be seen on a Hindi GEC channel. Last year, … Read More


Cartoon Network to air ‘DC Super Hero Girls’ animated series in 2018
1:30 pm PDT 26/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The world knows them as Wonder Woman, Supergirl and Batgirl, but the three stars of Cartoon Network’s upcoming toon series are teenage girls trying to balance superpowers and secret identities with, like, managing a social life. Production has begun on DC Super Hero Girls, an all-new animated action-comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation based on characters from DC Entertainment. Featuring fresh character designs and storytelling from Emmy Award-winning producer Lauren Faust (Super Best Friends Forever, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Foster’s Home … Read More


Jon Stewart and HBO scrap animated project over technical issues
6:00 pm PDT 25/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

A mysterious web-delivered satirical project HBO was developing with Jon Stewart has been scrapped. The cable network announced that they have decided to not proceed with the short-form digital animated project which was first announced in November 2015. Both have mutually decided to put an end to the project they thought had great potential, due to technical issues. The problems that were in terms of production and distribution proved difficult given the turnaround and topical nature of the material, they … Read More


‘The Jungle Book’ to simulcast on Disney Channel in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu on 27 May
5:00 pm PDT 23/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Disney Channel will bring the magic of The Jungle Book on the TV screens in India in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on this Saturday, 27 May, 2017. Disney Channel has been bringing engaging and entertaining content for kids for years now and is the leading kids’ channel in the country. To continue to add magic with vibrant content in the lives of kids, Disney’s The Jungle Book is all set to be aired on the channel, and will be simulcast … Read More


‘Hotel Transylvania: The Series’ debuts on Disney Channel, 25 June
10:30 am PDT 23/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation announced the debut details of their new animated series Hotel Transylvania: The Series, which is set to premiere on Disney Channel on Sunday, 25 June, 8 pm ET/PT. The series is based on the film franchise of the same name. The 26 x 22 minute series, produced at the Nelvana studio in Toronto, focuses on the teenage years of Dracula’s daughter, Mavis, and her three closest friends Hank N Stein, Pedro and Wendy Blob. … Read More


‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’ to debut on Disney Channel India on 15 May
5:45 pm PDT 12/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Mickey Mouse is making a comeback on Disney Channel India in a new avatar with a brand new show – Mickey and the Roadster Racers. From a steamboat captain to a leader of a club, Mickey has worn many hats, but whatever the role, his quintessential positivity and upbeat spirit is omnipresent. To beat the heat this summer, the beloved character is taking the road in Mickey and the Roadster Racers. The new series follows Mickey and his friends — … Read More


Fox’s ‘The Gifted’ teaser shows a struggle for survival
3:00 pm PDT 10/05/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The first teaser of Fox’s upcoming X-Men series has been revealed. The project is a piece of collaboration between Matt Nix and X-Men director Bryan Singer. The Gifted is looks exactly the opposite of what X-Men had shown us. Instead of showing the mutant organisation directly, the show focuses on a suburban couple played by Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker who discover that their children have mutant abilities and have to immediately run to conceal the truth owing to the increasingly hostile government. They soon discover … Read More