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DHX Brands Hires Three Key Execs

DHX Brands is expanding its team with three key hires for its LA and London offices. Kaisa Nieminen has been appointed Senior Brand Manager for North America, based in LA and reporting ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bob the Builder’ Snags New European Deals

Mattel and HIT Entertainment announce that the all-new series iteration of top preschool brand Bob the Builder has been acquired by European broadcasters France 5, Z@pplin (Netherlands), ... Continue Reading →
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Hopster Lands in Iceland

Education and entertainment kids’ content service Hopster has inked a deal with Vodafone in Iceland which will bring the fun to the mobile and IPTV producer’s SVOD platform, Vodafone ... Continue Reading →
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DHX, Mattel Launch Content Partnership

DHX Media and Mattel Inc. are entering a long-term partnership for the development, production and distribution of a range of new, multi-platform content for young audiences inspired ... Continue Reading →
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Kids Producer Jocelyn Stevenson to Receive BAFTA Special Award

Accomplished children’s television producer and writer Jocelyn Stevenson will be honored with a BAFTA Special Award at the British Academy Children’s Awards ceremony taking ... Continue Reading →
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OobEdoO Picks Up ‘Charlie & Lola’

U.K. digital service for preschoolers and parents OobEdoO has acquired three major titles to add to its growing roster of quality kids’ programming, including from BBC Worldwide, ... Continue Reading →
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New-Look ‘Bob the Builder’ Set for PBS, YouTube

Bob the Builder will return to PBS in November with a brand-new look for Bob, updated CG animation and a new character for young viewers to admire, Wendy, voiced by Downton Abbey’s ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Greenlights Second Season of New ‘Bob the Builder’

HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., has greenlit a second season plus a 60-minute special for its new CG-animated Bob the Builder series. The 52 x 11 season 2 package is ... Continue Reading →
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Kylie Ellis Upped to VP Production at Mainframe

Vancouver-based animation studio Rainmaker Entertainment has promoted its Director of Production, Kylie Ellis, to the newly created position of Vice President of Production at its television ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Teams with Abominable Snowman for ‘Camp Yeti’

Cryptozoology has never been so cuddly. Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has announced it has entered a development agreement for a new CG-animated preschool series, Camp Yeti. The ... Continue Reading →