kidsco-150

NBC/U and Corus Shut Down KidsCo

Following yesterday’s new that NBCUniversal has taken full ownership of preschool network Sprout, the media company and Canada’s Corus Entertainment announced that they ... Continue Reading →
NBCUniversal-150

NBCUniversal Purchases Remainder of Sprout

In another shakeup in the small-screen landscape, NBCUniversal has bought out its partners in preschool cable network Sprout. The company says this move demonstrates its increased commitment ... Continue Reading →
disney-channel-150

Disney, Nick Celebrate Ratings Triumphs

Thanks to Sunday’s original programming fare—primarily of the live-action variety, notably the series’ finale of Shake It Up, the week’s #1 telecast in key demos—Disney ... Continue Reading →
UK-flag-150

Sixteen Animated Projects to Receive U.K. Tax Relief

A total of 16 animation programs have received official certification from the British Film Institute, the first step in accessing the U.K.’s competitive new tax relief, and a ... Continue Reading →
room-on-the-broom-150

‘Room on the Broom’: A Perfect Halloween Treat!

The team behind the two Gruffalo specials delivers another family gem, the charming CG-animated ... Continue Reading →
yummico-150

Yummico, Sprout and DHX Launch ‘Edison’ Appisodes

Yummico, the children’s media company founded by Blue’s Clues creator Traci Paige Johnson, and filmmakers Caroline Baron, Robert Mowen and Anthony Weintraub, has teamed ... Continue Reading →
clangers-150

CBeebies, Coolabi Will Bring Back Classic ‘Clangers’

It looks like another classic British children’s series is making a comeback. The cult class show The Clangers, is ready for a revival on the BBC after 45 years, thanks to The ... Continue Reading →
pgs-entertainment-1501

PGS’ ‘LadyBug’ and ‘Alvin’ Most Popular Toons at MIP Junior

The children’s programming content market MIP Junior ended on a high note on Sunday (Oct. 9) with record attendance at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, France. The event, which featured ... Continue Reading →
astroblast-150

Sprout, Scholastic Join Forces for ‘Astroblast!’

In their first-ever collaborative effort, 24-hour preschool network Sprout and Scholastic Media will be launching a new animated outer-space adventure-comedy for kids 2-5 called Astroblast!, ... Continue Reading →
global-tv-150

Global TV News Bytes

+ Kids and family entertainment producer and rights management company Coolabi will produce a second season of its animated preschool series Poppy Cat. The 52 x 11 season will again ... Continue Reading →