The Center for Scholars and Storytellers, a US/Canadian research group backed by UCLA, Toronto’s Ryerson University, and others, has released a study of children’s TV… Read More »Kids’ TV study recommends various diversity improvements
Most animated children’s TV cartoons these days tend to star either children or teenagers. Presumably, it’s to make the protagonists more relatable to kids watching… Read More »What children’s TV cartoons star adults?
A year since the end of Teletoon Retro: what’s the current status of Teletoon, Family, and their sister channels?
A year ago, Canada saw its Boomerang analog, Teletoon Retro, go off the air for good. During and after the shutdown, I got a lot… Read More »A year since the end of Teletoon Retro: what’s the current status of Teletoon, Family, and their sister channels?
While I’m not Canadian, I have kept tabs occasionally on the goings-on with Canada’s premiere animation cable channel, Teletoon. For years, it’s been the main… Read More »Teletoon Retro to shut down September 1, 2015
This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is “Gravity Falls,” an animated series that debuted on Disney Channel in 2012. The series currently airs on Disney… Read More »Minorities in cartoons: “Gravity Falls”
This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is Monique, a character on the Disney Channel series “Kim Possible.” Background Monique is the best female friend of… Read More »Minorities in cartoons: Monique (“Kim Possible”)
This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is Wade, a supporting character on the 2002-2007 Disney Channel series “Kim Possible.” Background Like fellow kid cartoon characters… Read More »Minorities in cartoons: Wade (“Kim Possible”)
This year’s nominees for the primetime Emmy Awards have been announced. A full list (in PDF format) of the nominees is available here. The nominees… Read More »2014 Primetime Emmy Award nominees in animation
The 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards were given out yesterday evening. Unlike previous award shows, this year’s couldn’t find a television network to carry it, so… Read More »Animation winners of the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards