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Nickelodeon’s preschool spinoff Noggin kicks off three new colorful entries for the milk-and-cookies set this week. The stop-motion animated Miffy, based on the works of Dutch artist Dick Bruna, the BBC’s popular Tweenies, a show that’s often seen as the older cousin of the Teletubbies, and Oobi, an offbeat new [...]
With a lineup that includes such popular action shows as Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokemon: Master Quest, Jackie Chan Adventures, The Mummy: Secrets of the Medjai and Static Shock, Kids’ WB! continued to lead in key demos on Saturday, March 29. Kids’ WB!’s action block ranked No. 1 with boys 2-11, boys 6-11, [...]
Five new episodes of the series Angelina Ballerina will begin airing this May on PBS. Produced by HIT Entertainment and animated by Grand Slamm Children’s Films, the series is based on the beloved Angelina Ballerina children’s books written by Katharine Holabird and illustrated by Helen Craig. Launched in May 2002 [...]
Kenny, Cartman, Stan and Kyle will continue to cause mischief in the sleepy town of South Park, CO. for at least two more seasons. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Central has signed a deal with series co-creators and executive producers Trey Parker and Matt Stone that will keep the [...]
German children’s TV outfit EM.TV is hoping to sell the Jim Henson Co., which it aquired in 2000 for $600 million, because of its recent financial troubles. The main reason for the company’s loss was a $220 million writedown of its 16.7% stake in Formula One marketing outfit SLEC, as [...]
The Sci Fi Channel is currently in negotiation with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks TV and the folks behind last December’s hit miniseries Taken to develop a new epic fantasy slated for the 2004-05 season. “I look on it as a three-part franchise, similar to Lord of the Rings and the Harry [...]
Scholastic Ent., producer of the award-winning series Clifford The Big Red Dog, is going back to a time when the pooch was not so big with Clifford’s Puppy Days, an all-new animated show for kids 4-7. PBS KIDS has ordered 25 episodes of the new series, which will premiere in [...]
Educational board game manufacturer University Games has merged with children’s and family media company JP Kids/Mindrocket Media, which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of University Games, operating out of its offices in San Francisco. The combined company will create converged intellectual properties for multiple media platforms such as television, [...]
Three new kids channels will join Teletoon and Teletoon Plus One on French digital platform TPS. The announcement was made at MIP-TV in Cannes, where TPS landed a pay TV deal with Warners for first-run films. Turner Broadcasting System’s Boomerang will air 24-hours of programming from the Warner Bros., MGM [...]
BA20 and utv toons have agreed on a 50/50 partnership deal to develop the BA20 property Bollywood Road. This animated sitcom is set in a multi-cultural community of east London and features song and dance numbers and quirky scripts. The graphic look of the animation has been described as a [...]