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Netflix, 9 Story, CAKE, LEGO & YouTube Kids Top KS Hot50 Lists

Kidscreen’s reader-voted Hot50 rankings for 2017 have been revealed, with a glimpse of which companies are perceived as leading in the broadcasting, production, distribution, ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit 2018 Awards Shortlist Revealed

Organizers of the Kidscreen Summit 2018, taking place Feb. 12-15 in Miami, FL (summit.kidscreen.com), have announced the nominees for the upcoming children/teen TV awards. After undergoing ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube Kids Expands to U.K., Ireland

Following a successful debut in the U.S., the YouTube Kids app has arrived in the U.K. and Ireland. Since launching Stateside in February, YouTube Kids has been downloaded more than ... Continue Reading →
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YouTube to Unveil New Kids App Feb. 23

YouTube is set to roll out Feb. 23 a standalone app for children. The app will connect young users with age-appropriate video content and channels, organized into categories: shows, ... Continue Reading →
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New Media News Bytes

+ Adult Swim, the mature auds-targeted basic cable network, has launched live streaming functionality on AdultSwim.com and via the Watch [adult swim] app for iOS and Android. The launch ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Studios Dives into the Toon Biz

Online retail powerhouse Amazon has entered the animated series business. The content development division, Amazon Studios, announced today that it is now accepting proposals for original ... Continue Reading →
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Donna Friedman Meir Joins Board of Children Now

Donna Friedman Meir, owner and founder of cross-media outfit Lemonade Creative Consulting, has been elected to serve on the board of California’s health and education policy advocacy ... Continue Reading →