Brian Casentini


Ex-Nick exec joins Saban Brands

Former Nickelodeon senior VP Rick Magallanes is joining Saban Brands. Magallanes left Nick Animation Studio earlier this year as part of the wide-ranging restructure at the Viacom network, and now becomes Saban’s senior VP, development and production. His hire comes just over a week after Sanrio president and COO Janet Hsu was revealed as Saban’s […]

Asia’s super heroes

Are Asian television companies finding new ways to reboot the animated boys’ action genre? Jesse Whittock reports on the latest shows and why international coproductions are leading the way. Comic book superheroes have created much of the global narrative around animated boys action programming in the past few years, especially since The Walt Disney Company […]