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MIP Junior 2014 Highlights

Nine animated and hybrid series to work into your schedule during the kids’ content market, taking place October 11-12 in beautiful Cannes, France. Heroes: Legend of the Battle ... Continue Reading →
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Oznoz Bringing Multilingual Nelvana Toons Online

Online multilingual channel Oznoz has signed a deal with Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises that will bring 400 half-hours of programming from its acclaimed kids’ content library ... Continue Reading →
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LIMA Elects New Chairman, Directors

Rick Van Brimmer of The Ohio State University has been elected chairman of the board of The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association. He succeeds Maura Regan ... Continue Reading →
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FlickerLab Ups Exec Trio, Adds Producer

New York City-based animation and technology studio FlickerLab has promoted three executives and added one more. Award-winning director and motion graphics artist Tibo Charroppin, who ... 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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‘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 →
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Sesame Workshop Lays Off 30 Staffers

Sesame Workshop in New York City laid off 30 of its employees on Tuesday (June 25) per Deadline.com. Only last May, the non-profit producer of the acclaimed children’s series Sesame ... Continue Reading →
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Elmo Stars in New ‘Look and Find’ Sesame App

Sesame Workshop and Publications International have launched a new iOS mobile app for kids starring that popular red monster muppet: Look and Find Elmo on Sesame Street. The app seeks ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sesame Street’ Apps Now on Kindle Fire, Amazon

Sesame Workshop has announced the launch of three of its most popular Sesame Street apps on the Amazon Appstore for Android; Elmo Loves 123s, Another Monster at the End of This Book ... Continue Reading →
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Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Resigns

Kevin Clash, the longtime voice and puppeteer behind Sesame Street’s Elmo character, has resigned in the aftermath of allegations that he had an underage sexual relationship. In a ... Continue Reading →