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Daily News Bytes: Behind the Scenes of ‘Weeds’, ‘Stranger Things’ Sneakers, 1st Palm Springs Toon Fest & More

Spotify Cancels TV Shows in Reboot of Video Efforts The popular music streaming service is nixing its video content in order to revamp the whole department under new head Courtney Holt. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Spirited Away’ Returns, Woody Woodpecker Reinvented, Input from Keiichi Hara & More

The Walt Disney Family Museum 2017 Gala Multi-talented entertainment pro (and frequent Pixar movie voice-over artist) Bonnie Hunt has been confirmed as the MC for the third annual fundraising ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Mouth’ Season 2 Coming to Netflix Next Year

In an announcement video published Tuesday, Netflix has forewarned viewers that a second season of raunchy animated puberty comedy Big Mouth will be sprung sometime in 2018. You can ... Continue Reading →
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British Academy Children’s Awards 2017 Nominees Revealed

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards. The awards will be presented at a ceremony ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Mo ‘Rilakkuma and Kaoru’ Set for Spring 2019 on Netflix

One of Japan’s most popular, collectible characters is coming to screens around the world in Rilakkuma and Kaoru — the first stop-motion animated series for the adorable ... Continue Reading →
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‘Beat Bugs’ Special Featuring Yusuf / Cat Stevens Coming to Netflix

The beat goes on in a new family animation special, Beat Bugs: All Together Now, coming to Netflix on November 21. The 48-minute adventure brings back the adorable bugs from the series ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM: International Emmy Kids Awards Nominees Announced

The nominations for the International Emmy Kids Awards were revealed in Cannes on Monday, with the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announcing a total of 28 nominees ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix’s Yeatman Discusses Kids Strategy at MIP Jr.

Andy Yeatman, the head of global kids’ content at Netflix discussed the popular platform’s commissioning and acquisition strategy during his MIP Jr. keynote on Sunday in ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM & MIP Junior News Bytes

FUN Union and Imira Entertainment have sealed a multi-territory distribution deal and partnership, which will see the former’s three produced IPs showcased at MIP for the first time. ... Continue Reading →
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Kids Entertainment Doorkeepers Back Inaugural ATF Animation Pitch

Having recently announced the first-ever Asia TV Forum & Market Animation Pitch, partners Reed Exhibitions and Green Gold Animation Pvt. Ltd. are pleased to welcome the support ... Continue Reading →