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HIT Greenlights Second Season of New ‘Bob the Builder’

HIT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc., has greenlit a second season plus a 60-minute special for its new CG-animated Bob the Builder series. The 52 x 11 season 2 package is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ready Jet Go!’ Takes Flight on PBS Kids in 2016

PBS Kids will premiere a new 3D animated series aimed at helping kids learn astronomy and Earth science concepts in winter 2016, with the launch of Wild Dancer Films’ Ready Jet Go! ... Continue Reading →
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Season 2 of ‘PEG + CAT’ Starts Production

The Fred Rogers Company has announced production of a second season of PEG + CAT for PBS KIDS. The new season of the multiple Emmy Award-winning animated series for preschoolers is ... Continue Reading →
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‘Curious George’ Valentine’s Special Airs Feb. 9

PBS KIDS will be sharing the love with a brand new batch of monkey business in Curious George: Happy Valentine’s Day, George!, premiering Monday, February 9th. In the holiday special, ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Launches YouTube Channel

PBS KIDS has accomplished the launch of its own officially branded YouTube channel, youtube.com/pbskids. The channel will be geared towards kids aged 2-8 and their parents. The pubcaster ... Continue Reading →
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‘Arthur’ Gets Aristocratic in ‘Downton Abbey’ Episode

Even classic cartoon characters aren’t immune from the pop culture zeitgeist! On Monday, January 26, PBS KIDS will premiere an all-new episode of kids’ favorite Arthur inspired ... Continue Reading →
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‘Young Justice,’ Digital ‘Boxtrolls’ Arrive

Fans of the cult-hit superhero series Young Justice get a special last-minute holiday treat with the release of the show’s second season via made-on-demand Blu-ray. Young Justice: ... Continue Reading →
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‘Clifford’ Creator Norman Bridwell Dies

Norman Bridwell, who achieved incredible success with his seminal children’s book creation Clifford the Big Red Dog, has died at age 86. According to an announcement from his ... Continue Reading →
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News Bytes: Merged Animafest, ‘Belladonna’ Restored and More

Wrapping up the week with the following desk-clearing news items: • After years of alternating its focus, The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb has merged features ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Goes Wild for ‘Kratts’ Season 4

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Entertainment announce production of a fourth season of hit animated wildlife adventure series Wild Kratts for PBS KIDS. Created by real life brothers ... Continue Reading →