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NBCUniversal Purchases Remainder of Sprout

In another shakeup in the small-screen landscape, NBCUniversal has bought out its partners in preschool cable network Sprout. The company says this move demonstrates its increased commitment ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Crafts In-House ‘Justin Time’ App

Canadian indie Guru Studio has released a new, in-house created Justin Time app: Justin’s Jig Jag Jog. The game, produced by Guru Games and suitable for kids 3-6, is available ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM News Bytes

+ Disney Channel has acquired Guru Studios‘ Emmy-nominated preschool show Justin Time (52 x 11) for its channels in Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Appoints Lambur Director of Sales

Guru Studio has appointed Ian Lambur to the new role of director of sales. Reporting to VP Mary Bredin, Lambur will manage worldwide sales of the company’s programs, which include ... Continue Reading →
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Global Licensing New Bytes

Guru Studio has tapped Knockout Licensing and Super RTL Merchandising to handle the licensing for its Daytime Emmy-nominated show Justin Time in North America and Germany, respectively. ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes: Guru, DHX, Imira

+ Canadian indie Guru Studio and publishing partner Immedium have released a second book based on the toon house’s Emmy and Annie-nominated kids series Justin Time (52 x 11), now ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Leads the Daytime Emmy Animation Race

The list of Daytime Emmy nominations were announced earlier this morning (Wednesday, May 1). Nickelodeon was the clear leader in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four ... Continue Reading →
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MIP-TV News Bytes

+ Guru Studio has announced the sale of season 2 of its preschool toon Justin Time (26 x 11) to Discover Kids Latin America. The deal was finalized by Guru’s LatAm and Spain agent, ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Nickelodeon will celebrate spring with new special of preschool series Peter Rabbit and the launch of a new animated pre-k series, Lalaloopsy, on Friday, March 29 at 7 p.m. ET/PT ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Launches 2D, Interactive Divisions

Rapid growth at Canada’s Guru Studio will see the company expand two key business areas, 2D animation and interactive content, with plans to increase staff by over 40 percent. A newly ... Continue Reading →