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Umbrella to Rep ‘Wissper’ and ‘Tip the Mouse’ in LatAm

German brand management and media company m4e AG has appointed Umbrella – The Latin America Licensing Group, as the agent for preschool properties Wissper and Tip the Mouse in ... Continue Reading →
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John Rood Named Disney Channels Head of Marketing

Disney Channels Worldwide has hired on permanently John Rood as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Rood, who had been consulting with the division for the last 10 months, steps in ... Continue Reading →
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‘Counterfeit Cat’ Goes Worldwide on Disney TV

Tricon Kids & Family’s award-winning, original animated comedy Counterfeit Cat (52 x 11, plus 11 x 2) is sinking its claws into the global broadcast scene. The 2D series is ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Inks Multi-Territory Disney Deal for ‘ZhuZhu Pets’

Corus Entertainment’s animation producer-distributor Nelvana has sold multi-territory broadcast and on-demand rights for upcoming kids series Polly and the ZhuZhu Pets to Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman to Step Down in Settlement with National Amusements Following the investor’s renewed demands for shake-ups in the troubled media giant’s leadership, an ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gravity Falls’ Alex Hirsch Tapped for ‘Pokémon’ Movie

20 years into its global domination, Pokémon is hotter than ever thanks to the astounding success of AR game Pokémon GO. Among the pocket monster property’s upcoming projects is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Elena’ Continues Disney Junior Reign with Second Season

Latin culture and folklore-inspired CG animated series Elena of Avalor has been greenlit for a second season, following its successful premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior last ... Continue Reading →
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‘Octonauts’ Steer for Spain’s RTVE

Silvergate Media has captained its hit preschool series Octonauts into exciting new harbors as Spanish national broadcaster RTVE enjoys a successful launch of the series on its kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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‘Elena of Avalor’ Premiere Rules Ratings

The July 22 simulcast premiere of the original animated series Elena of Avalor on Disney Channel and Disney Junior snagged the No. 1 series telecast position among all kid-targeted ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: Behind-the-Scenes of ‘Elena of Avalor’

Take a gander at the goings-on behind the scenes of Disney’s highly anticipated new animated series, Elena of Avalor, with this Making Of video featuring interviews with the series’ ... Continue Reading →
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