PBS KIDS Greenlights ‘Nature Cat’ Seasons 2 & 3

Spiffy Pictures has announced that PBS KIDS has given the greenlight to a second and third season of educational animated series Nature Cat, comprising 35 new half-hours and two original ... Continue Reading →

BLE: Roundtable Seminars, Ink, ‘Oggy,’ Rainbow, ‘Smurfs’

Organizers of Brand Licensing Europe (Oct. 11-13, Olympia, London) announce that for the first time, visitors can take part in a roundtable discussions. Set for Wednesday, Oct. 12 and ... Continue Reading →

9 Story Secures Raft of ‘Nature Cat’ Deals

9 Story Media Group has inked multiple international sales deals for its animated series Nature Cat (40 x 22). Aimed at kids ages 3-8, the series premiered last November on PBS KIDS ... Continue Reading →

Kratt Bros., 9 Story Enter Production on ‘Wild Kratts’ Season 5

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group are now underway on production of season five of the hit animated series Wild Kratts for PBS KIDS in the U.S. and TVO and Knowledge Network ... Continue Reading →

Jim Henson Signs Multiple Partners for ‘Dinosaur Train’

The Jim Henson Company is continuing to expand the global presence of Dinosaur Train‘s consumer products program, bringing on several new licensing partners in key territories ... Continue Reading →

Ink Previews Licensing Expo Slate

Ink Global is preparing to jet off to Las Vegas with a slate of hot toon properties in tow for the annual Licensing Expo, taking place June 21-23 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. ... Continue Reading →

DHX Inks Ten ‘Teletubbies’ Broadcast Deals

DHX Media has secured 10 new broadcast deals for its updated Teletubbies series with networks across the globe. The preschool series has been licensed to: TVE’s Clan (Spain), BBC ... Continue Reading →

9 Story Inks Trio of U.K. Deals

9 Story Media Group has licensed three of its hit animated kids shows to different U.K. broadcasters, ahead of its planned attendance at the 2016 MIPTV market. Turner Broadcasting’s ... Continue Reading →

‘Masha’ Says Buon Giorno to Rai YoYo

Ink Global announces that Masha’s Tales — the new spinoff of worldwide hit kids show Masha and the Bear from Russia’s Animaccord studio — has been snapped up ... Continue Reading →

Henson Inks Deals for ‘Dinosaur Train,’ ‘Sid the Science Kid,’ ‘Pajanimals’

The Jim Henson Company has finalized a clutch of new agreements for three of its popular preschool series: multiple Daytime Emmy Award-nominated Dinosaur Train, Sid the Science Kid ... Continue Reading →