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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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Kids Producer Jocelyn Stevenson to Receive BAFTA Special Award

Accomplished children’s television producer and writer Jocelyn Stevenson will be honored with a BAFTA Special Award at the British Academy Children’s Awards ceremony taking ... Continue Reading →
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CBC Greenlights ‘Dot’ from Industrial Bros., Henson

Canada’s Kids’ CBC has greenlit Dot. (52 x 11), a new animated series from Toronto-based Industrial Brothers (Yup Yups) in association with The Jim Henson Company. The show ... Continue Reading →
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Henson, France TV Partner on ‘Dinosaur Train’ Shorts

The Jim Henson Company has teamed up with France Televisions for the production of a series of alphabet-themed educational shorts based on the Emmy-nominated animated series Dinosaur ... Continue Reading →
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‘Doozers’ Build Bridges in Germany

The Jim Henson Company’s Parents’ Choice Gold Award-winning Doozers has arrived on Germany’s KiKa, coinciding with the signing of additional new media partners for ... Continue Reading →