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9 Story Launches Consumer Products Division with Brand Refresh

9 Story Media Group is launching a new, dedicated consumer production division: 9 Story Brands. Following the recent acquisition of Out of the Blue Enterprises, 9 Story Brands will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Daniel Tiger’ Studio Rebrands as Fred Rogers Productions

Trailblazing children’s entertainment shop The Fred Rogers Company — founded by kids’ TV icon Fred Rogers nearly 50 years ago — has rebranded as Fred Rogers ... Continue Reading →
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45th Annual Annie Awards Nominations Announced

The International Animated Film Society (ASIFA-Hollywood) announced nominations Monday for its 45th Annual Annie Awards recognizing the year’s best in the field of animation. ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Details Holiday Slate

The winter holidays are almost upon us! If you need help coping with the cold weather and stress of celebration planning, take a gander at the lineup of seasonal programming the tykes ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Rebrands Toronto Studio as “Brown Bag Films”

9 Story Media Group is rebranding its Toronto animation studio as Brown Bag Films. The parent company remains IDed as 9 Story Media Group, which also holds 9 Story Distribution International ... Continue Reading →
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Pushing Real Diversity in Kids’ Toons: Chris Nee and Jennifer Oxley in Conversation at TAC

One of the highlights of this year’s TAC conference in Ottawa was an inspiring panel featuring two highly regarded TV animation creators: Chris Nee (Doc McStuffins, Vampirina) and ... Continue Reading →
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Mariachi Flor de Toloache Making Musical Cameo on ‘Peg + Cat’

An upcoming episode of The Fred Rogers Company’s multiple Daytime Emmy-winning series Peg + Cat will put a musical twist on early mathematics concepts with a troop of special ... Continue Reading →
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PBS KIDS Gets Refreshed ‘Ruff Ruffman,’ Joe Murray’s ‘Luna Around the World’

At the Television Critics Association Press Tour this weekend, PBS KIDS announced that a classic cartoon star will return this fall in The Ruff Ruffman Show, an all-new short-form digital ... Continue Reading →
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Youth Media Alliance 2017 Awards of Excellence Winners Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance presented its 2017 Awards of Excellence to deserving kids’ content creators at a “fancy”-themed gala at CBC Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto on ... Continue Reading →
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YMA English Awards of Excellence Nominees Revealed

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance has revealed the TV series, digital and interactive productions in the running for the 2017 English-language Awards of Excellence. An expert jury ... Continue Reading →