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Oasis to Produce New Season of ‘Martha Speaks’

Montreal-based Oasis has struck a deal with Boston pubcaster WGBH and the PBS Network for the production of 16 new episodes of the popular animated series, Martha Speaks. Oasis will ... Continue Reading →
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Writing Terrific Toons with Allan Neuwirth

We recently had the chance to chat with the very talented and prolific New York-based animation writer Allan Neuwirth, whose many credits include The Octonauts, Jelly Jamm, Arthur, ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Kids Offers 43 Shows for the Family

U.S. kids have a new children’s programming platform this week as Hulu debuts its kids and families portal Hulu Kids (www.hulu.com/kids) in its Hulu Plus subscription section. At ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Brings New ‘Camp Lakebottom’ to MIPCOM

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment will offer at MIPCOM new episodes of such hit animated series as Camp Lakebottom, and will debut its new primetime animated comedy Fugget About ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Buy Cookie Jar for $112 Mil

Canadian children’s entertainment giant DHX Media will buy rival animation giant Cookie Jar in a deal worth $112 million. Halifax-based DHX Media, which is headed by Michael Donovan, ... Continue Reading →
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The Animated Life Aquatic

Octonauts, the hit animated U.K. preschool show, finds a new home across the pond on Disney Junior this month. Sometimes you can tell a lot by the imaginative names of the recurring ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story to Co-produce with WGBH New Season of ‘Arthur’

WGBH Boston has entered into a co-venture deal with 9 Story Entertainment to become co-producer for the animated children’s series Arthur beginning with the 16th season of the ... Continue Reading →
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Christmas Miracle: Win Tix to ‘Arthur Christmas’ Premiere

Despite the sweltering summer heat, the holiday season is nearly upon us. To help you get into the spirit of the season, Sony has launched a new online contest for a chance to attend ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Leads Daytime Emmy Race

The National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences has unveiled the nominees for the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards. Leading the race is Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rio’ Conquers the World, While ‘Hop’ Repeats in U.S.

Rio opened big overseas, while domestic moviegoers made it clear that they prefer to see Russell Brand in animated movies over live-action remakes. Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ Rio ... Continue Reading →