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The list of Daytime Emmy nominations were announced earlier this morning (Wednesday, May 1). Nickelodeon was the clear leader in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four out of five nominated shows (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Penguins of Madagascar, Robot and Monster, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) going [...]
Disney Junior and Brown Bag Films introduce preschool audiences to a close-nit creature family in a new toon called Henry Hugglemonster. Watch out, Dora the Explorer, Curious George and Dinosaur Train. There’s a charming little monster in town which will give you some stiff preschool competition this month. The CG-animated [...]
As the Kidscreen Summit in New York wrapped up, the event celebrated its special awards presentation honoring the year’s best work in children’s television. The Daily Show‘s Samantha Bee did hosting duty, bestowing honors determined by two panels of broadcast executive judges in the Programming and Creative Talent categories. Many [...]
Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com, announced today that five children’s test pilots have been greenlit for production. This announcement follows the first pilot production commitment in December, which signed six comedy pilots. When completed, the 11 pilots will be posted on Amazon Instant Video, [...]
Thanks to the recent success of its many animated and puppet TV properties such as Dinosaur Train, Sid the Science Kid and Pajanimals, The Doozers and third-party properties such as The Annoying Orange, The Jim Henson Company’s global distribution division is expanding its business and its team. Richard Goldsmith, exec [...]
Not every successful animated series goes on to become an enduring classic. To put it another way, anyone remember when Rugrats was the hottest thing on TV and one of the hottest licensing properties around? Later this month Shout! Factory will release its third season-based DVD set of Hey, Arnold!, [...]
The Jim Henson Company has licensed all 66 x 30’ episodes of its four-time Daytime Emmy-nominated preschool series, Sid the Science Kid, to India’s Zee for its newly launched Zee-Q—which is billed as the first “edutainment’ channel of India targeting four to 14-year-old viewers. The announcement was made today by [...]
U.S. kids have a new children’s programming platform this week as Hulu debuts its kids and families portal Hulu Kids (www.hulu.com/kids) in its Hulu Plus subscription section. At launch, the Hulu Kids section features 43 shows—including commercial-free series episodes from Nickelodeon as well as series from PBS and Lionsgate. Hulu [...]
All aboard the Big Big Dinosaur Sweepstakes! The Jim Henson Company, kids’ entertainment powerhouse and producers of PBS Kids’ Dinosaur Train, have joined forces with Amtrak for a second time to present a fun summertime promotion that will award one lucky family an Amtrak vacation. JHC SVP of Global Consumer [...]
L.A.’s Jim Henson Company has picked up the film and consumer products rights to 1970s classic children’s book series Frog and Toad, written and illustrated by Arnold Lobel. An animated film featuring the comic adventures of the reptile pals is in development, while a licensing program based on the series’ [...]