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Archer Renewed for Three More Seasons at FX The irreverent action-comedy has been re-upped for seasons 8, 9 and 10, taking audiences through to 2019 with more boozing, workplace sexual ... Continue Reading →
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’Peanuts Movie’ Out on Digital HD Today Cartoon Brew offers and exclusive documentary clip ahead; DVD and Blu-ray release slated for March 8. Public Media Distribution Launches ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News: DreamWorks, FremantleMedia, One Animation, Sesame Workshop, Shaboom!, Squeeze, ZAG

DreamWorks Animation and France’s Lagardere Active TV have inked a deal for free-to-air and basic pay-TV rights for the latter’s kids and family channels to broadcast the ... Continue Reading →
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FremantleMedia Racks Up ‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Sales

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces that a number of major international broadcasters have acquired its new preschool show Kate & Mim-Mim (26 x 22). Among the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Gets Season 2 and New Licensees

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has greenlit a second season of its highly rated animated preschool series, Kate & Mim-Mim. Season 2 is set to launch on Disney Junior ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Hops to Disney Junior

Disney Junior viewers in the U.S. will unwrap a new animated treat this holiday season as preschool series Kate & Mim-Mim launches December 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The show is created ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Media to Acquire Nerd Corps

DHX Media has announced an agreement to acquire Vancouver-based Nerd Corps Entertainment and its subsidiaries for approximately $57 million — the transaction is expected to be ... Continue Reading →
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Sales Report: Raft of Global Sales Precede MIPCOM

With MIP Junior and MIPCOM looming in Cannes, reports of sales of animated programs around the world are stacking up. Here’s the latest: Genius Brands International has sold Stan ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Exits FremantleMedia Kids & Family

Sander Schwartz, President of Kids & Family Entertainment FremantleMedia, is leaving the company later this month to pursue new business opportunities in television production. ... Continue Reading →
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Eight Shows to Track Down at MIP Junior

One of the great draws of the MIP Junior market in Cannes (Oct. 5 and 6 at the Carlton Hotel) is that buyers and execs can take a look at the kids’ entertainment crystal ball ... Continue Reading →