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Endemol Shine Beams ‘Aliens Love Underpants’ to Disney Junior

Endemol Shine Group has finalized a deal which will deliver short-form animated series Aliens Love Underpants AND… to Disney Junior in the US, for both its linear TV channel and ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Acquires Majority of Fox in $66 Billion Deal

The Walt Disney Co. has acquired a majority of 21st Century Fox in a deal valued at $66.1 billion, including assumption of debt, which gives the Hollywood landscape a major makeover. ... 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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Sky Moves into Magical ‘Moominvalley’

Leading pan-European entertainment company Sky has come on board the latest animated incarnation of Tove Jansson’s beloved characters, with Gutsy Animations’ Moominvalley set to ... Continue Reading →
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Mondo TV Puts ‘Robot Trains’ on Track in Italy

European animation producer-distributor Mondo TV has scored a first deal for its new kids’ 3D CG action-adventure Robot Trains in Italy. Produced by South Korea’s CJ E&M, ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Directors to Keynote Children’s Media Conference

Organizers of the 2017 Children’s Media Conference (July 4-6 in Sheffield, UK) announce that two senior BBC brass will deliver this year’s Opening Keynote. On day one, Director ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ben 10’ Universe Expands in Australia & New Zealand

Cartoon Network’s biggest franchise Ben 10 is bringing intergalactic adventure to multiple platforms and into more Australian and New Zealand homes this month through new free-to-air ... Continue Reading →
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AGE Taps Diagonal View for ‘Buddy Thunderstruck’ YouTube Channel

American Greetings Entertainment, the IP and outbound licensing division of American Greetings, has teamed up with Sky UK-owned social content producer Diagonal View to manage the official ... Continue Reading →
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Will Mahmood Named Head of Strategy at DHX’s WildBrain

Leading online kids’ network and AVOD expert WildBrain has appointed senior executive Will Mahmood to the newly created position of Head of Strategy. Mahmood will focus on helping ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

21st Century Fox Makes $14.6 Billion Bid to Take Full Control of Sky Murdoch, Incorporated seeks to grow its media empire on the other side of the Atlantic by snapping up the remaining ... Continue Reading →