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Amazon Greenlights Five Kids’ Pilots

Following the debuts of its first three original kids’ shows, Amazon Studios has announced it has greenlit three animated pilots for preschoolers and kids 6-11. The newcomers ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Carrington Named CEO of The Foundation

Kids entertainment veteran Michael Carrington is leaving his post as VP of global content & executive producer at London’s HIT Entertainment to become Chief Executive Officer ... Continue Reading →
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HIT Appoints Christopher Keenan Global Head of Content & Production

Leading preschool entertainment company and Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment has announced the appointment of Christopher Keenan as new VP, Creative & Executive Producer. Based ... Continue Reading →
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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 →