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‘Powerpuff Girls,’ ‘Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends’ Reboots in the Works

New versions of two beloved Cartoon Network shows are in development, with the creator of both guiding them. Reboots of The Powerpuff Girls and Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends are in the works at Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe. Craig McCracken, who created both series, is attached to the two projects. McCracken began his animation career at […]

‘Batwheels’ Adds Gina Rodriguez and Xolo Mariduena to Supervillain Lineup (Exclusive)

Holy burning rubber, Batman! Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming action-adventure Batwheels series is adding more stars to the voice cast, rounding out the Rogues’ Gallery, aka classic Batman villains, and the nefarious Legion of Zoom, a team of sentient vehicles brought to computerized life by Badcomputer, the new ultimate computer of the DC Universe. Gina Rodriguez, […]

Sacha Baron Cohen, Greg Daniels, Mike Judge Set Animated Comedy at HBO Max

Sacha Baron Cohen is teaming with King of the Hill duo Greg Daniels and Mike Judge for an animated special called Chelm: The Smartest Place on Earth. Geared toward younger audiences and set to air on both Cartoon Network and its streaming sibling HBO Max, the special is being written by Nathan For You co-creator […]

‘Harry Potter’ Quiz Show, ‘Gremlins’ HBO Max Series to Get Cross-Platform Runs on Cartoon Network

WarnerMedia will give cross-platform runs to several HBO Max shows — including a quiz show for Harry Potter superfans — as part of a family programming block on Cartoon Network. The shows will be part of “ACME Night,” a Sunday evening block of family-friendly movies and shows that will debut on Cartoon Network Sept. 19 […]

Thea White, Voice of Muriel on ‘Courage the Cowardly Dog,’ Dies at 81

Thea White, who supplied the Scottish voice for the sweet farmer’s wife Muriel on the Cartoon Network scary comedy Courage the Cowardly Dog, has died. She was 81. White died Friday at the Cleveland Clinic after complications from surgery in her battle with liver cancer, her brother John Zitzner told The Hollywood Reporter. The New […]

Matthew A. Cherry, Cartoon Network Studios Team for Musical Comedy

Cartoon Network Studios and Oscar winner Matthew A. Cherry are ready to dance. The Hair Love filmmaker will team with animator and director Chaz Bottoms to develop a series based on Bottoms’ dance-themed short Battu. The potential series centers on two teenage dancers in Chicago whose free spirits and individuality have made them outsiders in […]

‘Looney Tunes’ Showrunner Inks Cross-Studio Overall Deal at WarnerMedia

Pete Browngardt will develop and produce animated programming for both Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios.

Cartoon Network, HBO Max Double Down on Preschool Fare

Tom Ascheim's Kids and Family unit is adding more than 300 hours of content.

‘Tiny Toons’ Revived at HBO Max, Cartoon Network

'Tiny Toons' Revived at HBO Max, Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network Content Chief Rob Sorcher Out as Sam Register Adds to Studio Oversight

Cartoon Network content chief Rob Sorcher out as Sam Register adds to studio oversight.

How Children’s Shows Lead the Way in Diversity on TV

More than half of kids series on major networks and streamers are inclusive, a fact that execs say attracts similar talent behind the scenes and can "create loyalty for life" among viewers.

Freeform’s Departing Tom Ascheim to Run Cartoon Network

Tom Ascheim's next chapter is set: The departing Freeform president has signed on to serve as president of Global Kids, Young Adults and Classics at WarnerMedia. He will be charged with overseeing Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Adult Swim.