Robot Chicken


Hulu inks first-look deal with ex-Viceland, Adult Swim exec

Hulu is signing a first-look animation deal with former Viceland and Adult Swim head of development Nick Weidenfeld. Weidenfeld will develop and executive produce animated projects for Hulu, which is looking to further its impact in the adult animation space. The pair have a non-exclusive deal. The exec most recently worked as Viceland’s president of […]

Mattel exec joins Robot Chicken prodco

Marge Dean has joined Robot Chicken prodco Stupid Buddy Stoodios as general manager. Dean (pictured) joins from Mattel’s production banner Playground, where she was director of production. She is one of the most seasoned US execs in animation having also worked at Wildbrain Animation, Technicolor, Sony Pictures and Warner Bros Animation. Stupid Buddy, which was […]

Netflix snags Cartoon Network and Adult Swim toons

Netflix has secured a raft of grown-up and kids animated titles after inking a deal with Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting  and Warner Bros. Television Group. It gives Netflix US rights to shows from Turner’s Cartoon Network and Adult Swim cable nets. The titles from Cartoon Network are: Adventure Time, Ben 10 (pictured), Regular Show and […]