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Alice Through the Looking Glass Trailer Shows an Even Stranger Wonderland Disney debuts full-length spot for the psychedelic sequel during the Grammy Awards broadcast. Target to Debut ... Continue Reading →
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‘Shimmer and Shine’ to Debut at Toy Fair, Season 2 Greenlit

Nickelodeon has greenlit a second 20-episode season of its hit animated preschool series Shimmer and Shine. New season one episodes will continue to air on Nick throughout February ... Continue Reading →
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Axis & Flaunt Announce TV, Film Projects

Axis — a group of creative companies based in the UK — has announced it is extending its reach in the entertainment industry. The company is already an animation content ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV Sales Rundown

There have been a flurry of sales announcements ahead of the Kidscreen Summit, which kicks off in Miami next week. Here’s a rapid-fire rundown of all the goings-on filling up our ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Brands Hires Three Key Execs

DHX Brands is expanding its team with three key hires for its LA and London offices. Kaisa Nieminen has been appointed Senior Brand Manager for North America, based in LA and reporting ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bob the Builder’ Snags New European Deals

Mattel and HIT Entertainment announce that the all-new series iteration of top preschool brand Bob the Builder has been acquired by European broadcasters France 5, [email protected] (Netherlands), ... Continue Reading →
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AFM: Parallax Announces Grimm ‘Musical’

Parallax Media Ventures has announced it has nearly completed pre-production for Musical — an animated take on the classic Grimm’s fairy tale The Bremen Town Musicians, about ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: Deals for ‘Rock Angels,’ Mattel, ‘Yoko,’ And More

MIPCOM has had its share of difficulties this year with flooding forcing the cancellation of the opening-night red carpet screening, but with that behind it the event is seeing plenty ... Continue Reading →
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Web Content Launches DC Super Hero Girls

DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Mattel launched this week the DC Super Hero Girls initiative, which includes the first in a series of animated digital shorts. Titled ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Unveils Channel Rebrands

DHX Television has revealed the results of its previously announced plans to extend the Family Channel brand to three of its other children’s entertainment outlets. The rebranded ... Continue Reading →