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News Bytes: ‘Bat Pat’s’ New Home, ‘Masha’s’ World Cup Fever, Fox’s Diversity Push and More

‘Bat Pat’ Flies to Toon-A-Vision Atlantyca’s animated series Bat Pat is flapping its wings to the launch of Toon-A-Vision, the new free cable TV service and only kids and family ... Continue Reading →
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Mark Shoeman Named Director of Distribution for Genius Brands

Genius Brands International is expanding its global content distribution operation with the appointment of Mark Shoeman as the new Director of Distribution. The announcement was made ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Finds New Homes for ‘Secret Lab,’ ‘SpacePOP’

Kids content creator Genius Brands has secured new licensing agreements with Da Vinci Learning, Azoomee and the American Forces Network for its shows Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM & MIP Junior News Bytes

FUN Union and Imira Entertainment have sealed a multi-territory distribution deal and partnership, which will see the former’s three produced IPs showcased at MIP for the first time. ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Debuts Kid Genius Cartoons Plus! on Amazon Channels

Starting Thursday, Sept. 28, Amazon Prime members can add a new premium streaming channel full of family-friendly “Content with a Purpose,” as Genius Brands International ... Continue Reading →
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Deb Pierson & Lloyd Mintz Promoted at Genius Brands

Kids’ multimedia entertainment company Genius Brands International has upped two of its leading executives: Kid Genius Cartoon Channel President Deb Pierson has been named Senior ... Continue Reading →
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Genius & Fathom Team for ‘SpacePOP’ Theatrical Event

Genius Brands International is partnering with Fathom Events for a special one-night cinematic screening of SpacePOP: Not Your Average Princess — a feature-length compilation ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Inks ‘SpacePOP’ Deals in China, UK

Genius Brands Interanational has secureed new content license agreements for its YouTube-driven series SpacePOP with WeKids Asia in China, and for the animated music videos with U Music ... Continue Reading →
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Kid Genius Cartoon Channel Launches Across OTTs

Genius Brands International has boosted the reach of its Kid Genius Cartoon Channel by approximately 20 million households with this week’s launch of channel on OTT platforms including ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

Technology Investors Are ‘Freaking Out’ About the New FCC Chair, VC Says Trump’s pick, Ajit Pai, opposes net neutrality policies — something that may make it harder for ... Continue Reading →