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Nick Jr. Italy Moves in on ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’

Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has announced the sale of award-winning preschool toon Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (80 x 11) to Nick Jr. Italy. The deal was brokered by Italian ... Continue Reading →
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MIPJunior Adds ‘Future of Kids TV’ Summit

MIPJunior will present its first Future of Kids TV Summit during MIPTV 2014, bringing together in Cannes 80 creative strategists from the children’s entertainment sector to address ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Calimero’ Series to Premiere on France’s TF1

Calimero, a new animated CG series based on the classic international children’s series will premiere Feb. 9 in France on TF1. The new series, featuring the loveable little black ... Continue Reading →
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Super RTL Expands Pact With DreamWorks

Germany’s Super RTL has extended its program distribution deal with DreamWorks Animation to include local licensing and merchandising rights. The deal includes rights to such ... Continue Reading →
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Guru’s ‘Justin Time’ Seals New Home Entertainment Deals

Guru Studio’s popular preschool show Justin Time has landed new home entertainment and music deals in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland. Cinedigm ... Continue Reading →
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Gaumont’s ‘Calimero’ Hatches on Germany’s Super RTL

French studio Gaumont Animation, Calidra, Italy’s Studio Campedelli and Japanese partners TV Tokyo and Kodansha, announced that their new animated CGI series Calimero (104 x 11′), ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ DHX Media is kicking off production on a new 2D animated comedy, Looped (26 x 30), aimed at kids 6-12. Created by Todd Kauffman and Mark Thornton of Neptoon Studios (Grojband), the ... Continue Reading →
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U.K., France Top Cartoon Tributes Noms

Fifteen European companies will share the spotlight at the upcoming Cartoon Tributes, whose awards recognize broadcasters, investors and distributor; and producers that have contributed ... Continue Reading →
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Germany’s YEP!TV to Air Boy-Targeted Toons

From September 4, the new German media company YEP!TV will begin broadcasting children’s and family programing on free-TV channel ProSieben MAXX. The outlet will primarily target ... Continue Reading →
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Nick’s Marjorie Cohn to Lead DreamWorks TV

DreamWorks Animation announced the hiring of longtime Nickelodeon Marjorie Cohn as head of its TV division. The 26-year Nick veteran will oversee the development and production of 1,200 ... Continue Reading →