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In the latest chapter in the new media versus TV wars, Amazon has added 14 TV pilots to its programming online on Friday (April 19). The online entity has posted six animated children shows and one adult toon and is asking for audience feedback to decide which shows will be [...]
Traci Paige Johnson, creator of pre-k hit Blue’s Clues and co-creator of SuperWhy, is teaming up with award-winning feature producer Caroline Baron (Capote, Monsoon Wedding) to launch a new interactive children’s media company called yummico (www.yummico.com). The company will produce preschooler-friendly media for multiple platforms, with a focus on digital [...]
Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com, announced today that five children’s test pilots have been greenlit for production. This announcement follows the first pilot production commitment in December, which signed six comedy pilots. When completed, the 11 pilots will be posted on Amazon Instant Video, [...]
Daniel Tiger continues the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood legacy in a beautifully mounted, new animated series on PBS. It’s not easy to follow in the footsteps of beloved children’s media figure Fred Rogers, but this fall, a friendly animated tiger cub will bring back some of the old neighborhood magic to [...]
PBS Kids is getting kids ready for the premiere of its new animated series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on September 3 with the launch of a new tie-in app. Created for iOS devices (the app is available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch) and aims at kids age two to four. [...]
Russell Hicks, a 14-year Nickelodeon veteran and its Chief Creative Officer since 2008, has been named to the new position of President, Content Development and Production for the Nickelodeon Group. The announcement was made today by Cyma Zarghami, President, Nickelodeon Group, to whom Hicks will continue to report. The newly created [...]
Nickelodeon has greenlit over a dozen new live-action, animation and TV movie projects that will begin production this fall and into 2013. Among the new projects on tap are the CG-animated series Monsters vs. Aliens and 2D-series Sanjay & Craig which are based at Nickelodeon’s Animation Studio in Burbank, Calif. [...]
Hallmark Properties web series Asteroid Andy is being developed into an animated TV series by Out of the Blue Enterprises, producer of PBS Kids’ preschool show Super Why. The half-hour animated comedy targets six- to 11-year-old boys and will revolve around a boy who lives in the future with his [...]