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PlayTales Launches Multilingual Sesame St. Apps

Children’s interactive bookstore app PlayTales has kicked off a newline of eBook apps featuring Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster, and many more popular characters from PBS’s ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix to Offer Scholastic Kids’ Shows

Streaming-video service Netflix will four seasons of The Magic School Bus and other Scholastic Media titles as it continues to beef up its children’s content. The company announced ... Continue Reading →
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Curious Pictures Announces Three New Hires

New York-based indie animation house Curious Pictures has announced several new hires: Exec producer Gary Giambalvo has joined the New York office as exec producer. Previously, Giambalvo ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon to Offer PBS Kids Shows

Amazon has expanded its multiyear licensing agreement with PBS for hundreds of additional episodes of shows including children’s show such as Caillou, Arthur, Daniels Tiger’s Neighborhood, ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s ‘Kung Fu Panda’ Wins Kids’ Animation Emmy

The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, June 15, 2013. Here is the complete list of the animation-related winners. OUTSTANDING ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party 2013: Vote For Your Favorites!

Animation Magazine’s 12th Annual Pitch Party is on and you can now click here: www.animationmagazine.net/pitch-party-2013-vote to view all of this year’s entries and vote for your ... Continue Reading →
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Act Fast! Limited Space Open for Pitch Party ’13

Animag’s 12th annual Pitch Party Contest has only a few pitch slots open for the 2013 competition, so aspiring series creators and brilliant toonsters must act fast to be included. In ... Continue Reading →
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Pitch Party 2013: First Four Judges Revealed!

Animag is ramping up for the 2013 edition of our annual Pitch Party contest — the online/print pitching competition that puts your animated project ideas into the hands of industry ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Leads the Daytime Emmy Animation Race

The list of Daytime Emmy nominations were announced earlier this morning (Wednesday, May 1). Nickelodeon was the clear leader in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Debuts on Nicktoons: Popular series Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal has officially joined the Nicktoons lineup in the U.S. The new deal with Nicktoons includes a pick-up of two seasons ... Continue Reading →