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Ben Lehmann Named Exec Producer of ‘Sesame Street’

Award-winning Sesame Street producer Ben Lehmann has been tapped by Sesame Workshop to serve as the new Executive Producer of the iconic preschool series, leading the show through its ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit 2018 Awards Shortlist Revealed

Organizers of the Kidscreen Summit 2018, taking place Feb. 12-15 in Miami, FL (summit.kidscreen.com), have announced the nominees for the upcoming children/teen TV awards. After undergoing ... Continue Reading →
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Hornet Films Seeks Original Kids Series Pitches

Hornet Films, an extension of award-winning commercial animation house Hornet, is seeking original concepts for its development slate. The studio is primarily looking for animated series ... Continue Reading →
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Children’s Global Media Summit ’17 Announces First Speakers

Organizers of the Children’s Global Media Summit 2017 have already announced the first high-profile keynote speakers of the next edition of the event, taking place December 4-7 ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Kidscreen Awards Winners Announced

The Kidscreen Summit has presented some very special Valentine’s to deserving kids’ entertainment titles, as the annual Kidscreen Awards ceremony was celebrated Tuesday ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels Ups Nancy Kanter to Worldwide Content EVP

In recognition of her enormous success building Disney Junior into a powerhouse kids & families entertainment platform, Nancy Kanter has been promoted to the newly expanded role ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix, Amazon, DHX, LEGO & YouTube Kids Lead Kidscreen Hot50

Kidscreen has unveiled the results of its 2016 “Hot50″ ranking of the year’s best in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media. The list ... Continue Reading →
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Mattel, Sesame Among Tangible Play’s Osmo Investors

Tangible Play’s mixed-reality game and experience outfit Osmo has received $24 million in funding from a collection of high profile investors, including toy giant Mattel, publisher ... Continue Reading →
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LIMA Names Sesame Workshop’s Maura Regan EVP

Maura Regan has stepped down as SVP and General Manager of International Media at Sesame Workshop to join the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) as ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Shows Off New Look, New Shows at MIP

Premiere Canadian animation company Nelvana — part of Corus Entertainment — made a splash at MIPCOM, announcing an exciting brand refresh, including a new logo and a slate ... Continue Reading →