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‘Ella the Elephant,’ ‘Grojband’ Coming to U.K.’s Pop

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment animated series Ella the Elephant and Grojband will premiere on U.K. kids channels Tiny Pop and Pop this month. “Pop’s new ... 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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CRTC Approves Corus Ent.’s Purchase of Teletoon

The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission has given its approval for Corus Entertainment to buy Astral Media’s half ownership in Teletoon, says The Brandon ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor’s ‘Atomic Puppet’ to Air on Disney XD

Technicolor and Canada’s Mercury Filmworks are partnering with Gaumont Animation to co-develop and co-produce the animated comedy television series, Atomic Puppet, which will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Packages from Planet X’ Celebrates Early ‘Pranksgiving’

Disney XD is serving up a special Pranksgiving episode of its news series Packages from Planet X on Monday (Nov. 4). The new prank-themed show finds Dan receiving a package that allows ... Continue Reading →
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Toronto’s Cuppa Coffee Sells Toons to Hulu, Amazon

Canadian animation studio Cuppa Coffee Studios has sold a slate of shows to Hulu and Amazon. Among the titles which will be available for streaming are Tigga and Togga, Nerdland, A ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Foothill Entertainment, along with co-producers Moody Street Kids and Gallus Entertainment, has announced a new partnership with Mike and Liz Young’s Moonscoop Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Totally Spies!’ Hit North America Shelves

Zodiak Kids and its North American DVD partner Cinedigm have released the first-ever Totally Spies! DVDs in the U.S. and Canada. The premiere two-volume set of Season 1, Top Secret ... Continue Reading →
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Sardine and Gamerizon Get Ready for ‘Ninja Challenge’

Montreal-based Sardine Productions and co-producers Gamerizon Studio have signed a production deal with TELETOON Canada Inc. to produce the new animated series Chop Chop Ninja Challenge, ... Continue Reading →
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TV Helmer Sues For ‘Johnny Test’ Credit

A veteran live-action TV drama director is suing his former partner over being denied credit and compensation as the co-creator of the animated series Johnny Test. David Straiton, whose ... Continue Reading →