Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia Kids Welcomes Rick Glankler

FremantleMedia has appointed Rick Glankler, previously of Mattel/Fisher-Price where he was in charge of HIT Entertainment brands, to the role of EVP/General Manager of Kids & Family ... Continue Reading →
kidobi-150

Kidobi Launches Literacy App with Simon & Schuster

Online video platform Kidobi and major publisher Simon & Schuster have teamed up for a new web app, called Ready-to-Read, which provides book recommendations for early readers ages ... Continue Reading →
disney-junior-150

Disney Junior Gets Quacking on ‘Lucky Duck’

The first ever Disney Junior Original Movie Lucky Duck has taken flight as production begins on the all-new CG-animated special. The music-filled animated adventure at sea stars the ... Continue Reading →
global-tv-150

Global TV News Bytes

+ kaboom! Entertainment, Phase 4 Films’ kids & family label, has inked a deal with American Greetings for French Canadian DVD and EST rights to seasons 1 & 2 of the new ... Continue Reading →
Team-TO-150

Market Showcase: TeamTO

TeamTO is an independent animation studio composed of a team that puts all of its energy into producing TV and film projects with an international appeal, and with high quality standards ... Continue Reading →
treehouse-150

Corus Reboots TreehouseTV Preschool Website

Canada’s Corus Entertainment will relaunch www.TreehouseTV.com, the online destination for the country’s number one preschool channel featuring a refreshed design, more games and ... Continue Reading →
Nelvana-150

MIPTV: Nelvana Invites ‘Zack’ & ‘Mike’

Corus Entertainment’s Canadian toon studio/distributor Nelvana Enterprises will be hyping two animated series in production at MIPTV this year–the new oddball comedy Zack ... Continue Reading →
mike-the-knight-150

‘Mike the Knight’ Is Google U.K.’s Top TV Trender

File this one under the special “Who Knew?” file. Mike the Knight, the CG-animated series from Hit and Nelvana has beaten such heavy-hitters as Showtime’s CIA thriller Homeland ... Continue Reading →
mattel-logo-150

‘Jake and the Pirates’, ‘Batman’ Help Mattel’s Bottom Line

Toy giant Mattel reported an overall entertainment product sales drop of 36 percent, but posted a profit of $96.2 million (up from $80.5 million) in the year-ago period. The company ... Continue Reading →
nick-logo

Nick Rolls Out Pre-K “All Star Week”

Nickelodeon will be offering plenty of temptation to stay indoors for preschooler fans next week as it rolls out five new episodes of its hit pre-k series Max & Ruby, Bubble Guppies, ... Continue Reading →