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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Expo

Continuing coverage of the announcements coming out of the Las Vegas Licensing Expo and related industry this week. Prior snippets can be found here and here. + DHX Brands and Dentsu ... Continue Reading →
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SVA’s Dusty Awards Presenters Announced

Reeves Lehman, chair of the Film and Animation BFA programs at New York’s School of Visual Arts, and award-winning producer Annie Flocco — director of SVA’s 28th Dusty Film ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Sets New ‘Daniel Tiger’ Special for May 8

An all-new one-hour special from the Emmy-nominated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is heading for PBS KIDS, with “Tiger Family Trip” set to premiere ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon and The Roots’ Passyunk Prod. Team for Kids Series

Amazon Studios announces it is developing an animated children’s series, working-titled South Street Sounds, as well as a live-action kids’ show in collaboration with Grammy Award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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Guest Stars Come Out for ‘Creative Galaxy’ Special

Amazon’s award-winning animated preschool series Creative Galaxy is planning an out-of-this-world Valentine’s Day special for young viewers, complete with a constellation ... Continue Reading →
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24/7 PBS KIDS Channel Launches Across US

As of Monday, January 16, the first ever nationwide 24-hour PBS KIDS channel launches in the US, provide by member stations across the map on TV and via live streaming on digital platforms, ... Continue Reading →
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Paul Siefken Upped to President & CEO at Fred Rogers Co.

Award-winning children’s entertainment company The Fred Rogers Company (Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Peg + Cat, Odd Squad) is promoting Paul Siefken to President and CEO, effective ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Scores Multiple TV Deals Across Asia

9 Story Media Group announces a number of new partnerships across Asia for its award-winning kids and family content. The deals add up to over 800 episodes which have been licensed ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Media Scores Multiple Kids’ Deals in LatAm

9 Story Media Group has secured a number of deals across Latin America for its kids and family content. A total of nearly 500 episodes have been licensed to broadcasters across the ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Gets Animated for Halloween

PBS KIDS is planning a range of tooned-up tricks and treats for young viewers for the month of October, with all new themed episodes of favorite animated series and the premiere of ... Continue Reading →