Disney Junior Picks Up Guru’s ‘Pikwik’

A new animated preschool comedy is heading to Disney Junior channels in the US, Australia/New Zealand, Korea and India: Pikwik, from Toronto-based studio Guru (PAW Patrol, Justin Time, ... Continue Reading →
Big Blue

CBC/Radio-Canada Greenlights ‘Big Blue’ from Guru

Toronto-based Guru Studio — kids’ entertainment shop behind PAW Patrol, Ever After High, True and the Rainbow Kingdom, two-time Emmy-nominated Justin Time and Oscar-nominated ... Continue Reading →
True and the Rainbow Kingdom

Watch: ‘True and the Rainbow Kingdom’ Season 2 First-Look Trailers!

If you need an extra colorful dose of feel-good, friends-first positive energy today, get your weary eyeballs on these new trailers for True and the Rainbow Kingdom season 2. The Netflix ... Continue Reading →

Licensing Expo Highlights Part 2

Read part one here. +      Entertainment One secured a powerful range of partners for its preschool superhero show PJ Masks (on Disney Junior & Disney Channel in the US). Among ... Continue Reading →
PAW Patrol

Nick Greenlights New Seasons of Four Pre-K Faves

Nickelodeon has issued renewal orders for some of the biggest preschool hits on TV, which will add more animation with PAW Patrol season 6, Blaze and the Monster Machines season 5, ... Continue Reading →
True and the Rainbow Kingdom

Guru’s ‘True and the Rainbow Kingdom’ Lights Up Licensing Program

Kids’ entertainment and animation leader Guru Studio will be debuting a merchandising program for their popular new preschool series True and the Rainbow Kingdom, which is quickly ... Continue Reading →

Noggin Expands “En Español,” Adds First Bilingual Series ‘Canticos’

Nickelodeon’s top-ranked preschool SVOD service Noggin has bolstered its educational offerings with new Spanish-language content. Launched today, the dedicated “En Español” hub ... Continue Reading →
Space Between Stars

Guru Explores ‘Space Between Stars’

Toronto’s hot animation hub Guru Studio (Paw Patrol, True and the Rainbow Kingdom, The Breadwinner) has unveiled the first trailer for its latest short film, Space Between Stars. ... Continue Reading →
Paw Patrol

Canadian Screen Awards: Creative Fiction Winners Announced

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television held its Gala Honouring Excellence in Creative Fiction Storytelling on Tuesday, one of a series of awards ceremonies celebrating the ... Continue Reading →
Luo Bao Bei

TV Sales Bytes: Toons on the Move!

9 Story Distribution International licensed its new animated series Luo Bao Bei (52 x 11’) to ABC KIDS in Australia, which has picked up both English and Mandarin versions and premiered ... Continue Reading →