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Kidscreen 2013 Award Winners

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Greenlights Five Kids’ Show Pilots

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Beefs Up International Distrib. Division

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Hey, Arnold… Where Have You Been?

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Licenses ‘Sid the Science Kid’ to Zee-Q

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Hulu Kids Offers 43 Shows for the Family

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Amtrak, Henson All Aboard ‘Dinosaur Train’ Promo

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Rides with Lobel’s ‘Frog and Toad’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Henson Makes Sales for Trio of Toons

The Jim Henson Company heads to MIP-TV this year with a raft of broadcast and home entertainment licensing agreements finalized for its trio of pre-school series, Pajanimals, Dinosaur ... Continue Reading →
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Jim Henson Co. Promotes New Directors

The Jim Henson Company has promoted Meghan Sheridan and Blanca Lista to serve as directors in feature and TV development. Sheridan is now the director of children’s entertainment ... Continue Reading →