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‘Big Hero 6’ Series Coming to Disney XD

A new animated television series based on Disney’s Oscar-winning feature film Big Hero 6 is now in production, heading for a 2017 premiere on Disney XD. Emmy-winning producers Mark ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights Two-Part ‘Hey Arnold’ TV Movie

Nickelodeon is continuing to mine the ore of its classic ’90s content, announcing two major projects: a live-action TV movie inspired by iconic game show Legends of the Hidden ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor’s ‘The Deep’ Sets Course for CBBC

Technicolor, an underlying rights holder in The Deep, and DHX Media have finalized an agreement with the U.K.’s BBC that will bring the underwater animated adventure series to ... Continue Reading →
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Splash and NYC Ballet Partner for ‘Nutcracker’ Specials

Splash Entertainment co-CEOs Nicolas Atlan and Mike Young have announced that a deal to secure worldwide rights to The Nutcracker from New York City Ballet and The George Balanchine ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yo-Kai Watch’ Right on Time for Global Expansion

The first season of hot Japanese videogame-turned-toon Yo-Kai Watch is preparing to roll out in multiple international territories throughout the year, beginning with a premiere on ... Continue Reading →
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Media I.M. Seals Deals for ‘Kikoriki’, ‘Rosa & Dara’, ‘Pin-Code’

London-based content distributor Media I.M. — which specializes in animation and family entertainment — has sold three of its top kids’ toons to broadcaster in Sweden, ... Continue Reading →
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Banijay-Zodiak Merger Is Completed

An announcement out of Paris reveals that leading international entertainment companies Banijay and Zodiak Media have completed a merger transaction, uniting their catalogs and production ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Launching Free 24/7 Multiplatform Kids Service

PBS has announced it will launch new, 24/7 children’s services later this year which will include a new TV channel and live stream on digital platforms, provided by local stations. ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Scores New Sales for ‘Doki’

Portfolio Entertainment has secured a raft of new sales for animated preschool series, Doki. Much of the distributor’s deals for the show have come from season one broadcasters ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Licenses ‘Nature Cat’ to Family CHRGD

9 Story Media Group has licensed animated series Nature Cat (40 x 22) to DHX Television’s kids’ channel Family CHRGD in Canada. The show is expected to debut on the channel ... Continue Reading →