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PBS KIDS Dates Premiere for Henson’s ‘Splash and Bubbles’

Even though Sesame Street has shuffled off to HBO, the relationship between PBS KIDS and The Jim Henson Company is still going swimmingly. At its annual member station meeting, the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Rise of the Black Superhero Washington Post’s Comic Riffs paints 2016 as a “watershed year” for black heroes in American pop-culture. Peter Pan Live-Action Movie in the Works ... Continue Reading →
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First ‘Peg + Cat’ Movie Premieres March 28

PBS Kids is preparing to debut the first-ever Peg + Cat television movie, Peg and Cat Save the World. Premiering March 28, the one-hour special will be followed by a week of fresh, ... Continue Reading →
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Dete Meserve Named Wind Dancer Principal

Wind Dancer Films, the company behind TV series and films like Roseanne, Home Improvement and What Women Want, is going after the children’s TV space with the appointment of 15-year ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Launching Free 24/7 Multiplatform Kids Service

PBS has announced it will launch new, 24/7 children’s services later this year which will include a new TV channel and live stream on digital platforms, provided by local stations. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nature Cat’ Names New Distribution, Licensing Partners

Spiffy Pictures has appointed two key partners for its hit animated PBS KIDS series Nature Cat. HiHat Media will handle brand licensing in the U.S., while 9 Story Media Group tackles ... Continue Reading →
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Fred Rogers Co. Taps Ellen Doherty as Production Exec

The Fred Rogers Company has appointed Emmy Award-winning producer and writer Ellen Doherty as its executive in charge of production. Doherty will now oversee development of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bob the Builder’ Snags New European Deals

Mattel and HIT Entertainment announce that the all-new series iteration of top preschool brand Bob the Builder has been acquired by European broadcasters France 5, [email protected] (Netherlands), ... Continue Reading →
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‘Daniel Tiger’ Season 3 Picked Up by Disney Junior LatAm

9 Story Media Group announces that it has licensed season three of award-winning animated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood to Disney Junior in Latin America. The first ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Kids Announces Ocean Science Toon ‘Splash’

At the Television Critics’ Association Press Tour in Pasadena on Tuesday, PBS Kids made two announcements to the gathered critics — a new animated series in the works and ... Continue Reading →