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DreamWorks and Planeta Junior Forge Multi-Year Deal

Planeta Junior and DreamWorks Animation have agreed to an extensive, multi-year TV deal that covers Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece and Turkey and includes more than 1,100 half-hours ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit Offers Panel on New Narrative Rules

If you’ve been thinking about the evolving nature of narrative rules in children’s media and how and if the brave, new multiplatform universe is shaking up the old standards, ... Continue Reading →
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New Sonic Show to Debut on Cartoon Network

Sega’s popular character Sonic the Hedgehog will return to TV in 2014, via a new CG-animated series to be co-produced by Sega and Genao Productions. The new series, which is tentatively ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Secures New Canadian Deals

Independent kids’ entertainment producer, distributor and licensor DHX Media has announced a raft of new deals across multiple platforms in Canada for a number of its hit animated ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s Marjorie Cohn to Lead DreamWorks TV

DreamWorks Animation announced the hiring of longtime Nickelodeon Marjorie Cohn as head of its TV division. The 26-year Nick veteran will oversee the development and production of 1,200 ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks and Super RTL Sign Multi-Year Deal

German-based Super RTL, has signed a multi-year output deal with DreamWorks Animation that will see DreamWorks supply the network with around 1,200 hours of programming through 2020. ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Commissions New Season of ‘George’

Jay Ward’s classic animated series George of the Jungle will continue to swing into action thanks to a new season of the show commissioned by Teletoon Canada and produced by Singapore’s ... Continue Reading →
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Disney XD to Sling New Toon ‘Slugterra’ in Oct.

Disney XD has announced the premiered date for its new sci-fi comedy adventure series Slugterra. Co-produced by Canada’s Nerd Corps, the show will begin its run on Monday, October ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation to Acquire Classic Media

It looks like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda will now be hanging out with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Underdog. DreamWorks Animation has acquired Classic Media, the company that owns the ... Continue Reading →
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Veteran Animator Jim Hiltz Dies at 85

The Animation Guild Blog reports that veteran animator, director and teacher Jim Hiltz has passed away at the age of 85. Best known for directing Jay Ward’s Rocky and His Friends, ... Continue Reading →