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‘Dora and Friends’ Premieres August 18

The next big adventure with Nickelodeon’s ever-popular bilingual starlet, Dora and Friends: Into the City!, will premiere on the kids’ channel Monday, August 18 at 8 p.m. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Looney’ Releases, ‘Wolverine’ Return

Apparently, that was NOT all, folks! After a five-year gap, Warner Bros. has released Looney Tunes: Spotlight Collection Volume 8 (Warner Bros., $19.98), featuring 30 classic cartoons ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Score Ratings for Nick, Disney Jr.

In the battle of the kid network ratings, it was an eventful first quarter as both Nickelodeon and Disney Junior cited animated hits as a key to their success. Nick reports that SpongeBob ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit Offers Panel on New Narrative Rules

If you’ve been thinking about the evolving nature of narrative rules in children’s media and how and if the brave, new multiplatform universe is shaking up the old standards, ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ DHX Media has announced a raft of deals for its hit preschool series Yo Gabba Gabba! across several key territories. The award-winning series has been picked up by Free-To-Air Pan-Arab ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Picks Up ‘Paw Patrol’ Season 2

Nickelodeon will be picking up the second 26-episode season of the CG-animated series Paw Patrol, which is currently ranked as the #1 preschool series on TV per NMR. The show stars ... Continue Reading →
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Disney, Nick Celebrate Ratings Triumphs

Thanks to Sunday’s original programming fare—primarily of the live-action variety, notably the series’ finale of Shake It Up, the week’s #1 telecast in key demos—Disney ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Plans Month-Long Monster Mash

Nickelodeon is packing the pre-Halloween season with spooky tricks and delightful toon treats, including brand new themed episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ... Continue Reading →
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Eight Shows to Track Down at MIP Junior

One of the great draws of the MIP Junior market in Cannes (Oct. 5 and 6 at the Carlton Hotel) is that buyers and execs can take a look at the kids’ entertainment crystal ball ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Appoints Lambur Director of Sales

Guru Studio has appointed Ian Lambur to the new role of director of sales. Reporting to VP Mary Bredin, Lambur will manage worldwide sales of the company’s programs, which include ... Continue Reading →