Halifax, NS – DHX Media, the world’s leading independent, pure-play children’s content company, has signed a deal with Cartoon Network U.S. for Mega Man, an original DHX Media co-production with Dentsu Entertainment USA, Inc.The new series has also been picked up by DHX Media’s Family CHRGD for Canada. Based on the legendary Capcom Mega Man video game franchise, the 3D animated series goes into production this summer at DHX Media’s Vancouver studio. Man of Action Entertainment will write and … [Read more...] about Mega Man lands on Cartoon Network U.S.
Burbank, California – Salaam Coleman Smith has been named Executive Vice President, Strategy and Programming, ABC Family. It was announced on July 15 by Tom Ascheim, President, ABC Family, to whom she will report. An industry leader, Coleman Smith joins the network with extensive experience in business, creative and day-to-day network management, having served as President of Style Media for the past five years and most recently as President, Strategic Initiatives for … [Read more...] about ABC Family appoints new EVP, Strategy and Programming
Burbank, California – Anne Sweeney, who oversaw 18 years of tremendous growth and success of Disney’s global entertainment and news properties and who helped shepherd the television industry into the digital age, announced on March 11 that she would be departing The Walt Disney Company in January 2015 to pursue a career in Television Directing. Sweeney, who joined the company in 1996, is currently co-chair, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney/ABC Television Group. In … [Read more...] about Anne Sweeney to leave Disney