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The Jim Henson Company launched the new YouTube pay channel Jim Henson Family TV on Thursday (May 7). The online platform will feature ad-free full episodes of shows such as Sid the Science Kid, Fraggle Rock and The Hoobs for the introductory price of $2.99/month or $24.99/year. (www.youtube.com/JimHensonFamilyTV). Launching on [...]
A feature-length outing for the popular Sid the Science Kid series is set to debut March 25 on PBS Kids! followed by a DVD and iTunes release on April 2. The movie is a co-production between The Jim Henson Company and Chinese partners Nine Eyes Stone Pictures and Shanghai Animation [...]
Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com, announced today that five children’s test pilots have been greenlit for production. This announcement follows the first pilot production commitment in December, which signed six comedy pilots. When completed, the 11 pilots will be posted on Amazon Instant Video, [...]
Thanks to the recent success of its many animated and puppet TV properties such as Dinosaur Train, Sid the Science Kid and Pajanimals, The Doozers and third-party properties such as The Annoying Orange, The Jim Henson Company’s global distribution division is expanding its business and its team. Richard Goldsmith, exec [...]
The Jim Henson Company has licensed all 66 x 30’ episodes of its four-time Daytime Emmy-nominated preschool series, Sid the Science Kid, to India’s Zee for its newly launched Zee-Q—which is billed as the first “edutainment’ channel of India targeting four to 14-year-old viewers. The announcement was made today by [...]
Nickelodeon’s popular animated series Penguins of Madagascar took home the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program on Saturday (June 23). The National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences event took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The show is produced by multiple-Emmy-winning animation veterans Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, [...]
NCircle Ent. and Kidtoon Films have joined forces to offer TV episodes of Henson’s Sid the Science Kid to the big screen this month. Titled Sid the Science Kid Backyard Campout. The program finds Sid and his buddy Gerald go camping and learn about the animals and insets that live [...]
Animated characters will help the first family and the nation celebrate Easter this year, with costumed characters ranging from Babar, the Cat in the Hat and the Smurfs to Spider-Man, Charlie Brown, Jake and Finn, and Alvin and the Chipmunks slated to appear Monday at the 134th annual White House [...]
The Jim Henson Company heads to MIP-TV this year with a raft of broadcast and home entertainment licensing agreements finalized for its trio of pre-school series, Pajanimals, Dinosaur Train and Sid the Science Kid. Richard Goldsmith, the company’s exec VP of sales and distribution noted that the new preschool puppet [...]
The Jim Henson Company has signed on with Chinese partner Nine Eyes Stone & Shanghai Animation Film Studios to co-produce the CGI animated Sid the Science Kid: The Movie, based on Henson’s popular digital puppet series for PBSKIDS preschool lineup. The film will be the company’s first animated movie to [...]