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DreamWorks Layoffs Hit Glendale with 170 to Go

Post-acquisition DreamWorks Animation has announced another round of layoffs, with 170 employees at its Glendale campus to be let go in January, San Fernando Valley Business Journal ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Cartoon Channel Expands to 42M US Homes

Genius Brands International has partnered with multi-platform video distribution company Future Today, Inc. to deliver the Kids Genius Cartoon Channel to an additional 20 million homes, ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands’ ‘SpacePOP’ Gets Holiday Toys ‘R’ Us Launch

Genius Brands International is gearing up for the holiday shopping season with a mass retail launch of its music-driven tween brand SpacePOP, exclusively at select Toys “R” ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

VIDEO: Happy Holidays from ‘Sing’ Illumination and Universal offer a festive (and funky) seasonal greeting in this sweet spot. Sing arrives in theaters December 21. SAG-AFTRA Sets ... Continue Reading →
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Anime Network Launches on Xfinity On Demand

Houston-based Anime Network, a leading independent Japanese anime and pop culture entertainment programmer, has launched its premium SVOD service on Xfinity On Demand, available now ... Continue Reading →
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NBCU Drops the Axe on 200 DreamWorks Jobs

NBCUniversal has confirmed that DreamWorks Animation — recently acquired by parent company Comcast in a $3.8 billion deal — will see a spate of layoffs, resulting in roughly ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Launches ‘Nancy Drew’ Channel

Genius Brands International is building its content offerings on its Comcast Xfinity On Demand service, Kid Genius Network, with the launch of its first branded channel: Nancy Drew: ... Continue Reading →
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Chinese Government Probing Comcast’s DreamWorks Acquisition

China will be pursuing an anti-trust investigation into the recent acquisitions of DreamWorks Animation by NBCUniversal parent company Comcast, a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce ... Continue Reading →
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Jeffrey Katzenberg Net Worth Estimated at $880M

Following the official closure of Comcast’s $3.8 billion purchase of DreamWorks Animation — which puts the studio’s film, television and digital operations under the ... Continue Reading →
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‘SpacePOP’ Debuts on Kabillion Girls Rule!, Kid Genius

Genius Brands International has inked a deal with Kabillion to debut its hit, music-driven YouTube tween series SpacePOP on Kabillion Girls Rule! Today. Reaching over 50 million U.S. ... Continue Reading →