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Toronto and L.A.-based children’s entertainment producer and distributor DHX Media has signed a major new VOD deal with Midwest Tape-owned digital platform HOOPLA. This is the first time DHX has sold to HOOPLA and underscores the company’s aim of exploiting digital opportunities for its library of programming on emerging platforms. [...]
Canadian children’s entertainment giant DHX Media will buy rival animation giant Cookie Jar in a deal worth $112 million. Halifax-based DHX Media, which is headed by Michael Donovan, will take over Cookie Jar’s library of over 6,5f00 half hours of programming like Arthur, Caillou and Care Bears by offering 36 [...]
Cookie Jar and Dish Network have signed a deal to provide CJ’s library of animated an live-action shows on the pay-TV provider in the U.S. Subscribers to the Blockbuster @Home package by DISH can watch nearly 400 episodes of children’s entertainment from several of Cookie Jar Entertainment’s television shows on [...]
We were saddened to receive the news of the death of leading French TV animator Bruno Bianchi this morning at the age of 56. Bianchi, who helped create the popular Inspector Gadget with DIC founder Andy Heyward in the early 1980s, also worked on a long list of Saban and [...]
In honor of Halloween, Canada’s TELETOON Retro channel is asking viewers to help the best (worst?) villains of all time for the latest installment of the TELETOON Retro Hall of Fame. Fans can vote for their favorite foes to be inducted as the Top 5 Villains from Monday, October 31 [...]
A Squared Entertainment’s animated money series Secret Millionaires Club will premiere on The Hub TV network on October 23 at 1 p.m. The show was created in partnership and voiced by famed investor Warren Buffett. Andy Heyward, former CEO of DIC Entertainment, and the veteran producer of toons such as [...]
Give the success of Sony’s summer blockbuster The Smurfs, which has brought int $135 million worldwide since its release on August 29, it’s not surprising that the studio has greenlit a sequel to the CG live-action/animation hybrid. Sony Pictures has announced that it plans to release The Smurfs 2 on [...]
Peyo’s beloved little blue creatures come to CG life in Sony’s Smurfalicious 3-D hybrid extravaganza. It’s been 53 years since Belgian artist Pierre “Peyo” Culliford came up with the idea of a pastoral village inhabited by The Smurfs (or Les Schtroumpfs as they are called in French) who were only three [...]