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2017 Daytime Emmy Award Winners

The 44th Daytime Emmy Awards were held Sunday night at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in southern California, presented by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Hosted by actors ... Continue Reading →
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Daytime Emmys: DreamWorks’ 21 Nominations Tops Animation Competition

The nominations are in for the 2017 Daytime Emmy Awards, and DreamWorks Animation has emerged as the top toon producer with 21 nods. This includes seven for Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters ... Continue Reading →
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YMA English Awards of Excellence Nominees Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance has revealed the TV series, digital and interactive productions in the running for the 2017 English-language Awards of Excellence. An expert jury ... Continue Reading →
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Sinking Ship Ent. Acquires Picture Box Distribution

Sinking Ship Entertainment, producers of the Daytime Emmy-winning series Dino Dan and Odd Squad, are padding their distribution capacity by acquiring Picture Box Distribution. Per the ... Continue Reading →
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Picture Box Picks Up Four Kids Titles

Canadian indie Picture Box Distribution has acquired a quartet of new programs for its kids’ slate. Joining series like Annedroids (Sinking Ship Ent.) and Yup Yups (Radical Sheep ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Re-Ups ‘Tumble Leaf,’ ‘Creative Galaxy’

Amazon Studios has announced it has signed on for second seasons of current original kids’ animated series Creative Galaxy and award-winner Tumble Leaf; plus live-action shows ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Forms Advisory Board for Kids’ Content

Amazon Studios has formed the Amazon Kids Thought Leader Board to further its mission of encouraging lifelong creative learning. Assembled under the guidance of Amazon Kids Educational ... Continue Reading →
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Picture Box Inks Global Broadcast Deals

Toronto-based Picture Box Distribution announces a number of sales for its kids’ series slate to international broadcasters. Junior TV in Italy has picked up animated fare Yup ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Kids’ Shows Get Summer Debuts

Amazon Studios’ push into creating children’s entertainment is finally about to see the light of day, with three of the five series the company picked up the pilots for ... Continue Reading →
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Youth Media Alliance Hosts Amazon Talk

Youth Media Alliance (YMA) will host a discussion with Amazon Studios, at its upcoming Children, Youth & Media (CYM) Conference on November 13, in Toronto. Tara Sorensen, head of ... Continue Reading →