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PBS KIDS Offers New Streaming Options

PBS KIDS has announced families now have new ways to stream the tot-friendly programming on more platforms as PBS KIDS launches on Apple TV and the PBS KIDS Video App debuts on Android ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Noms

Nick Jr.’s charming new take on the classic Peter Rabbit property is leading the Daytime Emmy Award nominations pack with eight nods, the National Academy of Television Arts & ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Takes Top Toon Honor at WGA Awards

The winners of the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards have finally been unveiled, and The Simpsons has snapped the top Animation prize in an all Matt Groening competition which pitted ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit Offers Panel on New Narrative Rules

If you’ve been thinking about the evolving nature of narrative rules in children’s media and how and if the brave, new multiplatform universe is shaking up the old standards, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ & ‘Futurama’ Dominate WGA Nominations

The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation for the 2014 ... Continue Reading →
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Miyazaki’s ‘The Wind Rises’ Wins N.Y. Critics’ Prize

The New York Film Critics Circle has selected Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises as the Best Animated Movie of the Year. The Circle is well known for being one of the earliest groups ... Continue Reading →
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NBCUniversal Purchases Remainder of Sprout

In another shakeup in the small-screen landscape, NBCUniversal has bought out its partners in preschool cable network Sprout. The company says this move demonstrates its increased commitment ... Continue Reading →
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Global News Bytes: Oznoz, Elmo, Naruto Shippuden

+ Oznoz, a new online channel for bilingual kids, is introducing Sesame Street content in six languages to its multi-platform service. Available through web (oznoz.com), PC, iOS, streaming ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo Launches ’1001 Nights’ on comiXology

Vancouver and New York-based animation studio Big Bad Boo has launched a new line of digital comic-books based on its hot property 1001 Nights on the digital platform comiXology.com. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sesame Street’ Muppets to Holiday in ‘Furchester’

In a first-ever partnership, U.K. broadcaster BBC’s CBeebies and Sesame Workshop are joining forces on a new children’s show, The Furchester, set to debut on CBeebies in ... Continue Reading →