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New Eps. of ‘Arthur’ and ‘Martha Speaks’ Debut on PBS

PBS Kids will premiere new episodes of popular animated children’s series Arthur and Martha Speaks, beginning November 11. The new outings feature guest voice actors Alan Cumming ... Continue Reading →
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A Tale of Two Johns

Last week would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday, a fact that was widely recognized around the world. While a lot of people realize that in addition to being a legendary ... Continue Reading →
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Peg + Cat = It All Adds Up Beautifully!

The whimsical new PBS series Peg + Cat helps kids understand simple mathematical concepts without ... Continue Reading →
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Craig Bartlett Offers Inspiring Keynote at Ottawa

If you were a kid in the ’90s, then chances are Craig Bartlett’s hugely popular Nickelodeon series Hey Arnold! played an important part in your childhood. The talented animator ... Continue Reading →
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Culbert Appointed VP of Production at Mercury Filmworks

Ottawa-based animation studio Mercury Filmworks has hired industry veteran Marianne Culbert to the post of Vice President of Production, joining the Company’s industry-leading ... Continue Reading →
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PBS to Premiere Superheroes Series on Oct. 15

U.S-based Public Broadcasting System will devote its entire primetime programming on Oct. 15 to the new comprehensive documentary Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle. Produced and directed ... Continue Reading →
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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 →