Amazon and Viacom Strike Streaming Deal

Amazon has announced a spate of new content acquired for its Prime Instant Video streaming service, many of which are children’s series from Viacom’s family of networks ... Continue Reading →

TV News Bytes

+ Kids’ production company Sixteen South has appointed Emily Whinnett as its new head of development. Whinnett was formerly the director of production and development for Chapman ... Continue Reading →

TV Bytes: Tickety Toc, Pet Pals & Dukes of Broxstonia

Sticky’s Dukes of Bröxstônia Premieres On ABC3: Sticky Pictures acclaimed animated series the Dukes of Bröxstônia will kick off its third season on Australia’s ABC3. The seven-minute, ... Continue Reading →

MIPTV News: ‘Camp Lakebottom’, ‘Filly’ and ‘Peppa Pig’

With only a few days left until the 50th edition of MIPTV market kicks off in Cannes next week, various TV distributors and producers are sending us their news of global TV sales and ... Continue Reading →

TV Bytes: Calimero, Pac-Man & Bubble Guppies

As international companies gear up for the MIP-TV market in France next month, we are getting bombarded with news about about global franchises. Here are today’s latest TV toon newsmakers: UK ... Continue Reading →

Dora Rocks Out in New Special

Preschoolers will get a chance to jam with one of their favorite Nickelodeon toon stars with the new Dora the Explorer prime-time special “Dora Rocks!” premiering Monday, January ... Continue Reading →

Disney Junior Adds Bejuba’s Musical Toon

Disney Junior has added Bejuba! Entertainment’s 49 x two-minute preschool show Big Block SingSong to its lineup in the U.S., Australia, Japan and Spain. The interstitial toon features ... Continue Reading →

Henson’s ‘Pajanimals’ Lands on Disney Jr., EMEA

The Jim Henson Company has licensed all 52 x 11’ episodes of its new preschool series, Pajanimals to Disney Junior platforms in France, Italy, Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe, ... Continue Reading →

New Peter Rabbit Christmas Special to Debut on Nick

Beatrix Potter’s classic character Peter Rabbit is set to make a comeback on Nickelodeon next month. The U.S. cabler will premiere Peter Rabbit’s Christmas Tale on Friday, December ... Continue Reading →

DHX Media Takes Over Rights for ‘Yo Gabba Gabba!’

Top Canadian producer and distributor DHX Media has taken over all global broadcast and licensing rights of hit preschool show Yo Gabba Gabba!, which is produced by company subsidiary ... Continue Reading →