Poppy (voiced by Anna Kendrick) in 2016’s Trolls from DreamWorks Animation

‘DreamWorks Trolls Holiday’ Musical Special Set for NBC

A funky-fresh new half-hour seasonal special DreamWorks Trolls Holiday is heading to screens, bringing back the hit feature film’s A-list talent for another animated musical adventure. ... Continue Reading →
My Little Pony: Equestria Girls

Hasbro’s ‘My Little Pony: Equestria Girls’ Series Coming to YouTube

Hot on the hooves of the highly anticipated new movie (out now through Lionsgate), Hasbro continues to find fresh pastures for its popular ponies. Just announced, a brand-new My Little ... Continue Reading →
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Kobe Bryant, Glen Keane Set for ‘Dear Basketball’ Panel at World Animation & VFX Summit

The World Animation and VFX Summit will have a little extra sparkle this year thanks to some star power from the sports world as retired NBA great Kobe Bryant and Annie Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM TV News Bytes

Leading kids & family content distributor Imira Entertainment has closed a 150+ territory Pay TV deal with Viacom Int’l Media Networks’ Nickelodeon across EMEA, Latin America ... Continue Reading →
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CraneKahn Enters Multiterritory Deal with Winsing Animation

CraneKahn LLC — the new company started by licensing hitmaker Al Kahn, who has helped put brands like Cabbage Patch Kids and Teenage Mutant Turtles at the top of kids’ holiday ... Continue Reading →
Mary and the Witch's Flower

‘Mary and the Witch’s Flower’ Gets Special US Theatrical Premiere

The highly anticipated first feature film from Studio Ponoc, Mary and the Witch’s Flower, will receive a one-night national premiere in select cinemas on Thursday, January 18, ahead ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Teams with Discovery for Global Kids Content Venture

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Discovery Communications have formed a venture to produce a new pipeline of content for the kids’ market in Canada, Latin America, and around the ... Continue Reading →
Chris Savino

Nick Suspends ‘Loud House’ Creator Chris Savino for Harassment Claims

***Content warning: This post mentions sexual harassment. UPDATE 10/19/17: Nickelodeon issued the following statement Thursday - “Chris Savino is no longer working with Nickelodeon. ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: Global TV News Bytes

Co-pro partners Cartoon Saloon, Dog Ears and Penguin Random House and international distributor Superights have secured a new overseas nest for preschool toon Puffin Rock, just nominated ... Continue Reading →