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Corus Toons Up Fall Lineup

Corus Entertainment has unveiled the fall programming lineups for its Canadian kids’ networks, with new fresh titles and new seasons of fan favorites heading to YTV, Treehouse and ... Continue Reading →
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‘Counterfeit Cat,’ ‘Talking Tom’ Win Cablefax Awards

Tricon Films & Television’s original animated comedy series Counterfeit Cat snapped up the 2016 Cablefax Program Award for Best Children’s Series. The 2D series is a ... Continue Reading →
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Athena Georgaklis Named Head of Development for Nelvana

Corus Entertainment has appointed established animation executive Athena Georgaklis as Head of Development for production and distribution house Nelvana. Georgaklis will lead the acquisitions ... Continue Reading →
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DHX and Amazon Ink U.S. Exclusive for ‘Looped’

DHX Media has licensed season one of its new animated comedy series Looped exclusively to Amazon for its Prime members in the U.S. to stream or download via the multi-platform Amazon ... Continue Reading →
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Switch VFX Launches Animation Biz

Switch VFX has grown a new production company, Switch Animation, to be headed by the former Yowza Digital’s co-founder Pete Denomme. Based in Toronto, the new united force of Switch ... Continue Reading →
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‘Counterfeit Cat’ Curls Up in Disney XD’s Lap

Tricon Kids & Family and Wildseed Kids have sold animated shorts series Counterfeit Cat to Disney XD for broadcast in the U.S. The comedy spots will debut on Monday, June 20 at ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cracké’ to Hatch on Disney Channels EMEA

Quebec City studio Squeeze announces that its CG animated TV series Cracké has been acquired by Disney EMEA. Beginning next month, the 52 x 1-minute shorts series will broadcast on ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Scores New Commissions for Three Toons

DHX Media is heading into the MIPTV market flush with new commissions for three of its animated series: Chuck’s Choice has been commissioned by YTV Canada, and has already been licensed ... Continue Reading →
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Deirdre Brennan Appointed VP of Content, Corus Kids

Corus Entertainment has appointed Deirdre Brennan as Vice President of Content for Corus Kids. A globally respected leader in children’s content, Brennan will oversee all content ... Continue Reading →
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‘Chop Chop Ninja’ Series Gets Greenlight

Montreal-based Sardine Productions and Gamerizon Studio have struck a deal with Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon in Canada to produce Chop Chop Ninja (40 x 11) — an animated action/comedy ... Continue Reading →