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Zodiak UK Kids CEO Pickard Steps Down

Zodiak Media has announced that Nigel Pickard is departing his role as CEO of Zodiak UK Kids and Chair of The Foundation, but will return as a consultant on a range of projects for ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ International children’s channel KidsCo has acquired CG animated series Sendokai Champions from media agent Nottingham Forest. Co-produced by Kotoc and Spain’s TVE, the ... Continue Reading →
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Foundation, Zodiak, High1 Co-Pro Toon Slate

The Foundation, U.K. production company Zodiak Kids and Korea-based animation studio High1 Entertainment have announced they will begin development on a three-project slate of kids’ ... Continue Reading →
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Singapore’s MDA Reveals MIP Wheelings, Dealings

Yesterday we reported on the USD$5 million deal between Spain’s Sweatbox & Televisio de Catalunya with Singapore’s Monstrou Studio to co-produce the CG adventure series ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Secures Slew of CEE TV Sales

Zodiak Kids, the children’s production/distribution arm of Zodiak Media, has finalized a number of deals in the Central and Eastern Europe territory, totally over 300 hours of ... Continue Reading →
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Nick U.S. Finds Times for Zodiak’s ‘Tickety Toc’

Nickelodeon, U.S. is finally putting the CG-animated preschool show Tickety Toc (26 episodes) on the air this month. The show, which premieres Monday Sept. 10 at 9 a.m. follows the ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids to Develop Barrowman’s ‘Hollow Earth’

The Foundation, Zodiak Kids UK production company, has optioned the TV rights from Capel & Land Ltd. for the children’s fantasy adventure book Hollow Earth written by John ... Continue Reading →
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Milkshake Brings ‘Tickety Toc’ to the Yard

Zodiak Kids’ CG-animated preschool show Tickety Toc has found a home on Channel 5’s Milkshake block in the U.K. Produced by The Foundation, part of Zodiak Kids, and Korea-based ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids Signs Partners for ‘Quick, Quack, Duck!’

Zodiak Kids has secured a three-way international co-production deal for the 3D animated preschool series Quick, Quack, Duck! The 52 x 11 min. series is created and produced by Zodiak ... Continue Reading →