Turner Broadcasting’s Asia-based action and anime channel Toonami has picked up Dragon Ball Super, the latest installment in Toei Animation’s popular Dragon Ball franchise.
Amazon has ordered three new original kids series, Dino Dana, The Kicks and Lost in Oz, as well as half-hour special Shaun the Sheep: The Farmer’s Llamas, to debut on its Prime Video platform.
On the strength of the home video debut of Home, as well as increases in its consumer products, TV and new media segments, DreamWorks Animation Q3 revenue rose 43.3% to US$259 million.
The House of Mouse may be in line for some upscale renovations following a record-setting fiscal in which Disney reported a 7% increase in revenues to US$52.5 billion and 12% growth in net income to US$8.4 billion.
Cartoon Network and Hot Topic are partnering on an exclusive retail program for two of the network’s hit animated properties: Adventure Time and Steven Universe.
Multiplatform entertainment company Shout! Factory has secured an exclusive North American distribution deal with Sola Media for the new Danish animated family feature Albert – Up, Up and Away.