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Gwen Hughes Upped to COO at Zodiak Kids Studios

Zodiak Kids has announced key staffing changes to its production entity, Zodiak Kids Studios — which encompasses all production across the U.K. and France. These transitions include ... Continue Reading →
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Silvergate Secures Euro TV Deals for ‘Octonauts’

The intrepid crew of Octonauts continues its global expansion, with international producer and licensor Silvergate Media announcing a number of new international sales for the undersea ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha’ Makes Friends with Free-to-Air Broadcasters

Animated hit Masha and the Bear continues its march to global conquest with a raft of broadcasting deals that give the show free-to-air coverage in Europe, Asia and North America. Masha ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Inks Trio of U.K. Deals

9 Story Media Group has licensed three of its hit animated kids shows to different U.K. broadcasters, ahead of its planned attendance at the 2016 MIPTV market. Turner Broadcasting’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ Snags Broadcast Partners

Lupus Films’ latest hand-drawn animated special We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is setting its sights overseas with the addition of four key broadcasting partners. Produced with Walker ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpongeBob,’ ‘Hotel Transylvania 2′ Triumph at Kids Choice Awards

The 2016 Kids’ Choice Awards came around Saturday night, broadcast live from L.A. on Nickelodeon. Hosted by country music star and TV personality Blake Shelton, the show featured ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Sells Three Shows to ABC Oz

9 Story Media Group has inked a combined deal with Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for second seasons of Camp Lakebottom (52 x 11), Numb Chucks (52 x 11) and Peg + Cat (50 ... Continue Reading →
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Fisher Price Inks Three-Year ‘Octonauts’ Renewal

TV production and licensing company Silvergate Media has signed a three-year master toy renewal deal for undersea preschool adventure toon Octonauts with Fisher-Price, Inc. The companies ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Factory and Zag Strike Deal for ‘Miraculous’

Shout! Factory and multimedia kids and family entertainment company AG have entered a strategic distribution partnership for CG-animated action-comedy series Miraculous Tales of Ladybug ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha’ Says Buon Giorno to Rai YoYo

Ink Global announces that Masha’s Tales — the new spinoff of worldwide hit kids show Masha and the Bear from Russia’s Animaccord studio — has been snapped up ... Continue Reading →