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Gaumont’s ‘Calimero’ Hatches on Germany’s Super RTL

French studio Gaumont Animation, Calidra, Italy’s Studio Campedelli and Japanese partners TV Tokyo and Kodansha, announced that their new animated CGI series Calimero (104 x 11′), ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Junior Gets Quacking on ‘Lucky Duck’

The first ever Disney Junior Original Movie Lucky Duck has taken flight as production begins on the all-new CG-animated special. The music-filled animated adventure at sea stars the ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Sells ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ to Nick France

9 Story Entertainment has sold SLR/KI.KA/Scraw Studios’ preschool toon Guess How Much I Love You: The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare (52 x 11) to Nickelodeon France. The beautifully ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ kaboom! Entertainment, Phase 4 Films’ kids & family label, has inked a deal with American Greetings for French Canadian DVD and EST rights to seasons 1 & 2 of the new ... Continue Reading →
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Tinker Bell to Visit ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates’

Everyone’s favorite spunky fairy Tinker Bell is set to visit Jake and the Never Land Pirates during a special Jake and the Never Land Pirates special, premiering on Sunday September ... Continue Reading →
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‘Doc McStuffins’ to Kick off Season 2 in Sept.

Disney Channel announced today that its hit preschool series Doc McStuffins will begin its second season on Sept. 6. To mark the occasion, Disney Channel and Disney Junior are launching ... Continue Reading →
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Cinedigm Is Buzzing with ‘The Hive’

Home entertainment company Cinedigm has added the N. American video, VOD and digital rights to animated preschool show The Hive to its catalog. The deal covers all 26 x half-hour episodes ... Continue Reading →
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Kanter Named EVP & GM for Disney Junior

In recognition of Disney Junior’s growing success, 12-year Mouse House veteran Nancy Kanter has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Jr.’s ‘Miles from Tomorrowland’ Has Liftoff

Disney Junior’s new animated preschool series Miles From Tomorrowland has begun production. The charming CG-animated space adventure is created and exec produced by Sascha Paladino ... Continue Reading →
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Sprout Adopts Cyber Group’s ‘Zou’

French producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios has inked a new deal for its preschool hit Zou with PBS Kids Sprout in the U.S. The 104 x 11″ series will premiere on Sprout ... Continue Reading →