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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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‘Sausage Party’ Director Conrad Vernon Conjures ‘Addams Family’ Flick

Veteran animation artist, writer, director and voice artist Conrad Vernon has signed on to direct MGM’s upcoming animated The Addams Family feature, according to Variety. Vernon, ... Continue Reading →
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MIP Junior and MIPCOM News Bytes

APC Kids — the children’s distribution arm of About Premium Content — has scored a slew of deals for its animated series Kid-E-Cats, which follows three kittens with ... Continue Reading →
Baby Riki

MIPCOM & MIP Junior News Bytes

FUN Union and Imira Entertainment have sealed a multi-territory distribution deal and partnership, which will see the former’s three produced IPs showcased at MIP for the first time. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Altice Reach Last-Minute Carriage Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and multiple-system operator Altice (the fourth largest in the nation) have resolved their Carriage Dispute. Their contract was originally set to lapse last ... Continue Reading →
Dot.

New Deals for Industrial Bros. & Jim Henson’s ‘Dot.’

The Jim Henson Company has secured several new linear broadcast deals around the world for tech-savvy kids’ animated series Dot. (52 x 11 min.), based on the picture book by Randi ... Continue Reading →
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Rebecca Campbell Named President of Walt Disney Co. EMEA

Walt Disney International has announced that Rebecca Campbell, President, ABC Owned Television Station Group and ABC Daytime, will take on the role of President, The Walt Disney Company ... Continue Reading →
The Jungle Book

DQ Taps ‘Jungle Book’ L&M Agents Across the Americas

International kids’ animation producer-distributor DQ Entertainment has appointed new licensing agents for its popular property The Jungle Book, which will now be represented ... Continue Reading →
Samurai Jack

‘Samurai Jack’ Artists Sweep Juried Animation Emmys

The Television Academy has announced the juried award winners for the 69th Emmy Awards for Animation, Motion Design and Interactive Programming. The honors will be presented at the ... Continue Reading →
The Day Henry Met..?

Nickelodeon Int’l Picks Up More ‘The Day Henry Met’

Nickelodeon International has acquired international broadcasting right to seasons three and four of hit animated preschool series The Day Henry Met..? — and renewed rights to ... Continue Reading →