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A Squared Ent. Merges with Genius Brands

Genius Brands International and Andy Heyward’s A Squared Entertainment have joined forces to create an intellectual property and multimedia content creation and distribution company. ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Unveils New ‘Inspector Gadget’ Game

Inspector Gadget is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, DHX Media Interactive has launched a new game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Gaiam Vivendi ... Continue Reading →
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The University of DIC

Having just packed my son Brendan off to college, the subject of higher education is big on my mind this week. I’m reminded that back in the 1980s and 90s there was a leading ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Order Includes New ‘Inspector Gadget’ Series

Teletoon Canada is resurrecting Inspector Gadget. A new CG version of the beloved series from DHX Media was one of two new series commissioned by the network, with the other being a ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media Signs VOD Deal with HOOPLA

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 ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Buy Cookie Jar for $112 Mil

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, ... Continue Reading →
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Cookie Jar Signs Distrib Deal with Dish

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 ... Continue Reading →
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French TV Animator Bruno Bianchi Passes Away

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Halloween Treat: Vote for Teletoon’s Top 5 Baddies

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. ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Invests in Animated Warren Buffett

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 ... Continue Reading →