ITV Gears Up for ‘Thunderbirds’ Season 2 in UK

ITV Studios Global Entertainment is getting ready for the UK premiere of the second season of Thunderbirds Are Go, bringing in new licensing partners and planning special events to ... Continue Reading →

DHX Bringing Teletubbies, Twirlywoos & Night Garden to BLE

Brand Licensing Europe will kick off in London on October 11, and DHX Brands will be on deck at stand C30 to present a diverse slate of properties for 2016 and beyond. DHX’s offerings ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Taps 14 Regional Agents for ‘Trucktown’

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has named 14 new licensing agents for its popular CG-animated preschool series Trucktown. These partners will represent the brand on a wide-ranging consumer ... Continue Reading →

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How Homer Will Make His Live Debut on The Simpsons Sunday night’s Simprovised episode will use mo-cap to let Homer answer live current event Qs. Why It Costs Some Animation Shows ... Continue Reading →

SuperProd Toons Up Ringo Starr’s ‘Octopus’s Garden’

French animation developer and producer SuperProd is teaming up with Simon & Schuster, Universal Music Publishing and Startling Music for a TV adaptation of the book Octopus’s ... Continue Reading →

VIZ, Simon & Schuster Renew Partnership

VIZ Media and Simon & Schuster have renewed their longstanding sales and distribution partnership in both the U.S. and the U.K. Simon & Schuster has been the exclusive distribution ... Continue Reading →

Super RTL Picks Up Nelvana’s ‘Trucktown’

Nelvana’s CGI animated boys preschool series Trucktown is heading later this year to Super RTL, Germany’s leading children’s broadcaster. The series made its world premiere on ... Continue Reading →

Kidobi Launches Literacy App with Simon & Schuster

Online video platform Kidobi and major publisher Simon & Schuster have teamed up for a new web app, called Ready-to-Read, which provides book recommendations for early readers ages ... Continue Reading →

Sony’s ‘Cloudy 2′ Helps Promote Literacy Day

To celebrate International Literacy Day, the International Reading Association (IRA) and Sony Pictures Animation will host an “Invent Your Future”-themed Twitter chat on ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Puts ‘Trucktown’ in Gear

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Studio has announced the start of production on a new boys’ preschool series, Trucktown. The 40 x half-hour, CG animated show is based on the ... Continue Reading →