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‘Sailor Moon R: The Movie’ Makes Canadian Debut March 1 A dubbed version of the franchise’s first movie will show in 39 cities across Canada, including Toronto, Montreal ... Continue Reading →
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Superights Feathers ‘Puffin Rock’ Sales Nest Worldwide

Superights Kids & Family Entertainment is sending the two-time Kidscreen Award-winning preschool series Puffin Rock (78 x 7). Initially commissioned by RTEJr (Ireland) and Nick ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nella,’ ‘Digby,’ ‘Trucktown’ Coming to Nick Channels

Nickelodeon networks are off to an animated start in 2017 with the announcements that new preschool series Nella the Princess Knight is heading to the Nickelodeon channel (premiering ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Hartley, Ollie Green Upped as Adult Swim On-Air, Animation VPs

Turner’s young-adult targeted network Adult Swim announces the promotion of Chris Hartley to Vice President, On-Air Production and Ollie Green to Vice President of Animated Production. ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Conjures More Partners for ‘Little Charmers’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, a leading kids’ entertainment producer-distributor, is casting a global consumer products spell with its animated preschool series Little ... Continue Reading →
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Jazwares Named ‘Miffy and Friends’ Master Toy Licensee

Jazwares has been appointed the North American master toy partner for Merci’s preschool animation brand Miffy and Friends. The company plans to offer a full line including figures, ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Rusty Rivets’ Premieres on Nick Jr Nov. 8

A very inventive new preschool series, Rusty Rivets premieres on Nick Jr. next Tuesday, November 8 at 1 p.m. ET. Ahead of the premiere, Nick has shared with us an exclusive clip from ... Continue Reading →
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BAFTA Children’s Awards Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced this year’s British Academy Children’s Awards nominees. Live-action educational parody Horrible Histories snagged three ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Greenlights ‘Nature Cat’ Seasons 2 & 3

Spiffy Pictures has announced that PBS KIDS has given the greenlight to a second and third season of educational animated series Nature Cat, comprising 35 new half-hours and two original ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Secures Raft of ‘Nature Cat’ Deals

9 Story Media Group has inked multiple international sales deals for its animated series Nature Cat (40 x 22). Aimed at kids ages 3-8, the series premiered last November on PBS KIDS ... Continue Reading →