MIPJunior Speakers, Screenings Unveiled

MIPJunior 2016 kicks off this weekend, running October 15-16 in Cannes ahead of the MIPCOM content market. But this two-day appetizer has plenty to offer attendees, with an impressive ... Continue Reading →

Snaptoys Named Master Toy Partner for ‘Word Party’

Snaptoys, Inc. has been selected as master toy licensee by The Jim Henson Company for its Netflix original preschool series, Word Party. The first season of the show launched in July ... Continue Reading →

‘Splash and Bubbles’ to Be MIPJunior World Premiere Screening

MIPJunior organizers have announced that The Jim Henson Company and Herschend Enterprises series Splash and Bubbles will receive a World Premiere TV Screening at the 2016 event — ... Continue Reading →

Jim Henson Signs Multiple Partners for ‘Dinosaur Train’

The Jim Henson Company is continuing to expand the global presence of Dinosaur Train‘s consumer products program, bringing on several new licensing partners in key territories ... Continue Reading →

PBS KIDS Dates Premiere for Henson’s ‘Splash and Bubbles’

Even though Sesame Street has shuffled off to HBO, the relationship between PBS KIDS and The Jim Henson Company is still going swimmingly. At its annual member station meeting, the ... Continue Reading →

HIP Signs New Partners for ‘Lily,’ ‘Elias’

Henson Independent Properties (HIP), the third party licensing and distribution label under The Jim Henson Company, has secured new broadcast and digital license deals for animated ... Continue Reading →
Al Kahn

Licensing Guru Al Kahn Forms Entertainment Company

Alfred R. Kahn, founder of 4Kids Entertainment, Inc., and writer, actress and producer Jillian Crane have teamed up to form CraneKahn — an international children’s entertainment ... Continue Reading →

PBS Launching Free 24/7 Multiplatform Kids Service

PBS has announced it will launch new, 24/7 children’s services later this year which will include a new TV channel and live stream on digital platforms, provided by local stations. ... Continue Reading →

PBS Kids Announces Ocean Science Toon ‘Splash’

At the Television Critics’ Association Press Tour in Pasadena on Tuesday, PBS Kids made two announcements to the gathered critics — a new animated series in the works and ... Continue Reading →

iflix Brings ‘Dinosaur Train,’ ‘Jack’ to SE Asia

Singapore’s Sparky Animation announces that Southeast Asia’s leading internet TV service iflix is adding animated series Dinosaur Train and Jack to its kids’ content offerings. ... Continue Reading →