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Fremantle Kids Adds Three Senior Roles

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment’s exec VP/general manager Rick Glankler has announced the appointment of three new senior roles within the division: Henry Or as ... Continue Reading →
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First Disney Junior Movie ‘Lucky Duck’ Names Lead Quackers

Stars of stage (that’s Broadway, people) and screen Christian Borle, Megan Hilty and Tom Cavanagh will be leading the voice cast of the first ever Disney Junior Original Movie, ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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‘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 →