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Mike Judge Animated Country Music Series Greenlighted by Cinemax Creator of Beavis & Butt-head and King of the Hill is returning to animation with an eight episode order for Mike ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi Group Announces Season 2 of ‘Clangers’

Rights owner Coolabi Group is now in production on a second season of its international multi-award-winning preschool series Clangers, set to debut on CBeebies in the UK this year. ... Continue Reading →
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Suzanne Wilson Appointed VP Family at Breakthrough Ent.

Leading Canadian producer-distributor Breakthrough Entertainment announces the latest addition to its executive team, with the appointment of Suzanne Wilson as Vice President, Family ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Launches in East Africa

The BBC’s preschool channel CBeebies is coming to young audiences in East Africa through a new deal between BBC Worldwide and pay TV platform Zuku TV. The kids’ channel is available ... Continue Reading →
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MIPJunior Speakers, Screenings Unveiled

MIPJunior 2016 kicks off this weekend, running October 15-16 in Cannes ahead of the MIPCOM content market. But this two-day appetizer has plenty to offer attendees, with an impressive ... Continue Reading →
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Katie Rollings Appointed eOne Head of UK Licensing

Entertainment One (eOne) has appointed Katie Rollings as Head of UK LIcensing for eOne Family and eOne Licensing, effective September 13. Base in the company’s London headquarters, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Phonics School’ Class in Session on Amazon

Animated educational series Phonics School has joined the Amazon Prime Video family, thanks to a new deal with licensor BBC Worldwide Learning. Produced by London’s Enabling Genius ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hey Duggee’ Makes New L&M Friends

BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand announce a trio of new licensing partners for its successful preschool animation brand Hey Duggee down under. The deals will bring branded ... Continue Reading →
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Surreal Comedy ‘Mystery Soup’ Wins BBC’s ANIM8

CBBC and BBC Worldwide have announced that surreal 2D animated comedy Mystery Soup from Victoria Manifold and Hannah Jacobs has been selected as the winning pitch for the channel’s ... Continue Reading →
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Crackle Acquires ‘Robotech’ To Anchor Anime Channel  Crackle, Sony’s free streaming network, has acquired the complete series to Harmony Gold’s popular ’80s anime series ... Continue Reading →