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FremantleMedia Kids Welcomes Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler, previously of Mattel/Fisher-Price where he was in charge of HIT Entertainment brands, to the role of EVP/General Manager of Kids & Family ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party 2013: Vote For Your Favorites!

Animation Magazine’s 12th Annual Pitch Party is on and you can now click here: www.animationmagazine.net/pitch-party-2013-vote to view all of this year’s entries and vote for your ... Continue Reading →
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Act Fast! Limited Space Open for Pitch Party ’13

Animag’s 12th annual Pitch Party Contest has only a few pitch slots open for the 2013 competition, so aspiring series creators and brilliant toonsters must act fast to be included. In ... Continue Reading →
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‘Grojband’ to Rock Cartoon Network in June

Todd Kauffman and Mark Thornton talk to us about their rockin’ new show Grojband, which premieres on Cartoon Network this month. You would think that after working on one of the ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party ’13: Three More Judges Announced

Animation Magazine is proud to announce the next batch of judges confirmed for this year’s Pitch Party contest — the online/print pitching competition that puts your animated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Strange Hill High’ Gets Season 2 OK Ahead of Premiere

CBBC controller Cheryl Taylor has ordered the students of multi-media comedy series Strange Hill High to return for a second term ahead of its broadcast premiere on the channel this ... Continue Reading →
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FremantleMedia Reorganizes, Seals Deal with BBC Kids

FremantleMedia is dismantling its FremantleMedia Enterprises division and naming two separate global divsions, one devoted to kids and family entertainment and distribution and the ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM Day 2 Wrap: More Toon Deals and Pick-Ups

More new animated shows announced pick-ups from international broadcasters and cablers on the second day (Oct.9) of the MIPCOM content market. Studio 100 Media’s rebooted 3-D classics ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Rocks with Freemantle’s ‘Grojband’

Freemantle Media Ent. has announced a new distribution deal with Cartoon Network, for the U.S. broadcast rights to the animated comedy series, Grojband. Grojband follows Corey and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tree Fu Tom’ Debut Scores Big on CBeebies

Animated preschooler series Tree Fu Tom is a hit in the United Kingdom, becoming CBeebies’ No. 1  show of the year since its debut last month. The show for kids 4-6 attracted ... Continue Reading →