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Remembering Lucille Bliss

I have written about Lucille Bliss before on this blog. But upon hearing the sad news that this talented little lady passed away a couple weeks ago, I was drawn back to the interview ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Reports Big Sales for ‘Caillou’ Worldwide

Toronto-based distributor producer DHX Media has signed several broadcast and licensing deals for its preschool hit property Caillou. After announcing the fourth season sale to PBS ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Digital Delivers New ‘Gumball’ Game

Aardman Digital has produced a new online game Cartoon Network’s award-winning series The Amazing World of Gumball. “Dino Donkey Dash” is based on popular episode “The Quest” ... Continue Reading →
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Princess Sofia’s a Royal Hit on Disney Channel

Sunday night’s [Nov. 18] premiere of Disney Junior’s animated special Sofia The First: Once Upon A Princess brought in 5.2 million total viewers to Disney Channel. The animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zoomix’ Migrates to Canadian TV

Neptuno Films’ animated edutainment series Zoomix (104 x 3) is heading to Canada after being acquired by TVO, Ontario’s public educational media organization. The show has been ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gumdrop’ Premieres on WIGS

A cool new CG-augmented short titled Gumdrop premieres today (Nov. 19) on WIGS, the #1 YouTube channel for scripted drama. The short stars Gumdrop, a 27 year old Bulgarian actress who ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network’s Very Happy Holidays

While you’re slaving over a hot stove this Thanksgiving, here’s one thing to be thankful for: Cartoon Network is planning a very merry bonanza of new animated holiday specials—plus ... Continue Reading →
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Lumbard Appointed Fremantle’s Kids and Family Strategist

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has appointed Carl Lumbard as head of licensing strategy and business development, kids and family entertainment, EMEA. Based in the London office, ... Continue Reading →
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STUDIO 100's ‘Heidi’ Travels to Austria

Studio 100 Media has signed a license agreement with Austrian public broadcaster ORF for the new animated series Heidi (39 x 22’). The deal, which was finalized at MIPCOM in October, ... Continue Reading →
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New Peter Rabbit Christmas Special to Debut on Nick

Beatrix Potter’s classic character Peter Rabbit is set to make a comeback on Nickelodeon next month. The U.S. cabler will premiere Peter Rabbit’s Christmas Tale on Friday, December ... Continue Reading →