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Kaboom! Gets Branded Space in Canadian Targets

Phase 4 Films’ kids and family label kaboom! Entertainment has signed a far-reaching agreement securing dedicated, branded retail space in all of Canada’s 125 Target branches ... Continue Reading →
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Little Tugboat Academy Offers Course on Preschool Series

Little Tugboat Academy is kicking off its offerings with a three-day course titled “How to Make a Great Preschool Series,” to be held July 8-10 at Cuppa Coffee Studios in ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Goes for Laughs at MIPTV

Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises is putting the spotlight on its animated comedies at the MIPTV market next week. Three new toon series Sidekick, Spliced and Scaredy Squirrel will be ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana’s ‘Scaredy Squirrel’ Debuts April 3 on Canada’s YTV

Scaredy Squirrel, the star of Melanie Watt’s popular books, is set to premiere April 3 in a new animated series on Canada’s YTV. A Canadian production from Nelvana Studio, ... Continue Reading →
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France’s TF1 Acquires ‘Mike the Knight’

Mike the Knight looks like he’s on his way to France. Co-producer Nelvana is finalizing a deal with TF1 for the French channel to air the CG-animated series for preschoolers. Ready ... Continue Reading →
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Execs and Producers Talk TV Toon Biz at Kidscreen Summit

It’s a busy week for TV development execs, buyers and producers at they gather for the annual Kidscreen Summit held at New York City’s Hilton (Feb. 15-19). The confab features packed ... Continue Reading →
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Franklin Celebrates 25 Anniversary with New Animated Series

Popular preschool character Franklin is turning 25 this year, and Corus Entertainment, Nelvana Studio and Treehouse are getting ready to celebrate with a new animated series titled ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Retro Reaches 8 Million Homes in Canada

You can’t say that Canada doesn’t love cartoons: The Teletoon Retro channel, which airs classic cartoons ranging from Tom & Jerry and The Flintstones to Spider-Man and ... Continue Reading →
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Hasbro, Corus Strike Output Deal

Hasbro Studios and Canada’s Corus Entertainment have agreed to a comprehensive output deal for programming and marketing. The deal covers a number of Hasbro-produced series such as ... Continue Reading →