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UK-based producer and rights management company Coolabi has landed a U.S. distribution deal with Entertainment One (eOne) for its preschool animated show Poppy Cat (52 x 11), beginning this fall. New-York based The Joester Loria Group has also been in discussions with potential partners on behalf of the property. Based [...]
Octonauts, the hit animated U.K. preschool show, finds a new home across the pond on Disney Junior this month. Sometimes you can tell a lot by the imaginative names of the recurring characters on a show. How can you resist a toon that offers names like Captain Barnacles Bear, Lieutenant [...]
Disney Junior, a 24-hour basic cable/satellite channel created for kids age 2-7 and their parents and caregivers, will launch Friday, March 23 at midnight in the U.S., it was announced yesterday at the TV Critics Assoc. Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Disney Junior was introduced as a daily programming block [...]
Peter Pan is set to make his first appearance on Disney Channel’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates in a primetime special Monday, February 13. In the episode Peter Pan Returns the character comes back to Pirate Island in search of his lost shadow. Adam Wylie (Picket Fences) voices Peter. [...]
Disney EMEA has announced it has greenlit a new animated preschool series, The Happy Hugglemonsters. Set to premiere on Disney Junior in fall of 2012 and air in over 150 countries, the series follows the adventures of fun-loving five-year-old Henry Hugglemonster, the middle child in a wacky close-knit monster family. [...]
Disney Junior announced today that it will premiere the hit animated preschool show Octonauts on Monday, Jan. 9. At 11:30 a.m. The BAFTA-nominated series is based on a series of books Vicki Wong and Michael Murphy of Meomi Design. It follows the underwater adventures of Captain Barnacles Bear, Lieutenant Kwazii [...]
Disney plans to introduce a new young princess named Sofia the First in an upcoming animated movie and series, slated for the fall of 2012 and spring of 2013 on Disney Channel and Disney Junior channels worldwide. While Disney princess fairytales have been a staple of the studio’s films and [...]
On the heels of the MIPCOM market in France, Portfolio International has announced the sale of the second season and holiday special of their hit preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! To Disney Junior’s Australia and Italy channels. Along with Treehouse (Canada), PBS (U.S.) [...]
Disney Jr. has started production on the new CG-animated preschool show Oki’s Oasis, which will feature the voice of Mandy Moore. Set to premiere in 2013 on Disney Junior channels and programming blocks around the world, the toon centers on a kitty sheriff who makes sure the town of Nice [...]
Babar, king of the elephants and beloved star of children’s animation, is celebrating his 80th anniversary this year, and Nelvana Enterprises and The Clifford Ross Company have planned a regal slate of festivities to celebrate! For TV audiences, a second season of 26 half-hour episodes of the CG series Babar [...]