PBS KIDS Greenlights ‘Nature Cat’ Seasons 2 & 3

Spiffy Pictures has announced that PBS KIDS has given the greenlight to a second and third season of educational animated series Nature Cat, comprising 35 new half-hours and two original ... Continue Reading →

Zodiak Sends ‘Floogals’ Down Under & Beyond

Zodiak Kids has scored further sales for preschool series Floogals, securing broadcast deals with ABC (Australia), Cartoonito and DeAJunior (Italy) and BBC Alba (Gaelic-speaking UK). ... Continue Reading →

BLE: Roundtable Seminars, Ink, ‘Oggy,’ Rainbow, ‘Smurfs’

Organizers of Brand Licensing Europe (Oct. 11-13, Olympia, London) announce that for the first time, visitors can take part in a roundtable discussions. Set for Wednesday, Oct. 12 and ... Continue Reading →

9 Story Secures Raft of ‘Nature Cat’ Deals

9 Story Media Group has inked multiple international sales deals for its animated series Nature Cat (40 x 22). Aimed at kids ages 3-8, the series premiered last November on PBS KIDS ... Continue Reading →

Kratt Bros., 9 Story Enter Production on ‘Wild Kratts’ Season 5

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group are now underway on production of season five of the hit animated series Wild Kratts for PBS KIDS in the U.S. and TVO and Knowledge Network ... Continue Reading →

Acamar Taps El Ocho to Rep ‘Bing’ in Iberia

British indie studio Acamar Films has appointed El Ocho as the licensing and merchandising agent for its International Emmy-winning preschool series Bing in Spain and Portugal. The ... Continue Reading →

Ink Previews Licensing Expo Slate

Ink Global is preparing to jet off to Las Vegas with a slate of hot toon properties in tow for the annual Licensing Expo, taking place June 21-23 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Group Sells 130 Animated Half-Hours to WeKids China

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios has struck a deal with WeKids for exclusive distribution rights in Greater China for over 130 half-hours of three of its top animated series: Zou, Zorro ... Continue Reading →

VIMN Secures Batch of Nick Show Sales

Viacom International Media Networks announces a number of international broadcast deals for Nickelodeon series, including freshman cartoon Pig Goat Banana Cricket. In Spain, Antena ... Continue Reading →

Nottingham Forest Picks Up ‘Sammy & Co.’ Rights

Spain’s Nottingham Forest has acquired licensing, merchandising and promotion rights for animated series Sammy & Co. thanks to an agreement with the property’s master ... Continue Reading →