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Amazon Debuts Original Holiday Specials Nov. 25

Amazon Studios has marked down Friday, November 25 for its original kids’ holiday programming launch. Three brand-new specials will be debuting on Prime Video in the US and UK: animated ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Prime Strikes Exclusive PBS KIDS Deal

Amazon and PBS Distribution have entered into a multi-year agreement that makes Amazon Prime Video the exclusive premium SVOD home for a broad collection of PBS KIDS series. Prime members ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Unveils WildBrain Network

DHX Media has revealed its latest venture, Wild Brain Family International Limited (or WildBrain), a wholly owned subsidiary of DHX which has been an incubator project since 2012. WildBrain ... Continue Reading →
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Christine Davis Appointed Director Animation at Tricon

Tricon Films & Television has bolstered its Kids & Family branch with the appointment of Christine Davis as Director of Animation Production, based in Toronto. An Emmy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Orders More ‘Tumble Leaf,’ Three New Series

Amazon Studios has reaped a new harvest from its latest fall pilot season, giving the green light to three original kids series and placing an order for a third season of Tumble Leaf, ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Factory to Distribute ‘Snowtime!’ in the U.S.

Shout! Factory and CarpeDiem Film & TV have entered into a film deal to distribute the new animated feature Snowtime!in the United States. Produced by Marie-Claude Beauchamp (The ... Continue Reading →
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‘Showside’ Creator McGinty Talks Double Barreled Launch

This past week was a good one for Ian McGinty. Best known for his work on the comic book versions of Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors, McGinty rolled out his original property Welcome ... Continue Reading →
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Oasis Provides Production Services for PBS’s ‘Arthur’

Montreal-based Oasis Animation has agreed to provide production services on seasons 20 and 21 of the animated series Arthur for the WGBH Educational Foundation. Oasis will handle preproduction, ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Launches YouTube Channel

PBS KIDS has accomplished the launch of its own officially branded YouTube channel, youtube.com/pbskids. The channel will be geared towards kids aged 2-8 and their parents. The pubcaster ... Continue Reading →
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‘Arthur’ Gets Aristocratic in ‘Downton Abbey’ Episode

Even classic cartoon characters aren’t immune from the pop culture zeitgeist! On Monday, January 26, PBS KIDS will premiere an all-new episode of kids’ favorite Arthur inspired ... Continue Reading →