Henson Eyes Setting up Shop in China

The Jim Henson Co. is looking at launching an animation studio in Tianjin, China, Variety reports. The company signed a memo of understanding on the venture with Nine Eyes Stone Animation ... Continue Reading →

Henson’s ‘Pajanimals’ Lands on Disney Jr., EMEA

The Jim Henson Company has licensed all 52 x 11’ episodes of its new preschool series, Pajanimals to Disney Junior platforms in France, Italy, Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe, ... Continue Reading →

Henson Licenses ‘Sid the Science Kid’ to Zee-Q

The Jim Henson Company has licensed all 66 x 30’ episodes of its four-time Daytime Emmy-nominated preschool series, Sid the Science Kid, to India’s Zee for its newly launched Zee-Q—which ... Continue Reading →

Michael Polis Leaves Wildbrain/DHX Media

Michael Polis has left his position as president of Wildbrain Entertainment, which is now owned by DHX Media, reports Kidscreen. Polis, who was also the exec VP of branded entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Mind Candy Hires Jocelyn Stevenson As Exec Producer

Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the popular brand Moshi Monsters has hired Jocelyn Stevenson as the exec creative producer to lead creative on all film and TV projects ... Continue Reading →

Henson to Distribute The Collective’s ‘Annoying Orange’

Entertainment management and production company The Collective has appointed Henson Independent Properties, The Jim Henson Company’s third party licensing banner, as the exclusive ... Continue Reading →

Sprout Announces Its 2012-13 Fall Schedule

The 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout announced today the lineup for its fall TV season. On Monday, August 27, Sprout will debut three new series exclusive to U.S. television ... Continue Reading →

Amtrak, Henson All Aboard ‘Dinosaur Train’ Promo

All aboard the Big Big Dinosaur Sweepstakes! The Jim Henson Company, kids’ entertainment powerhouse and producers of PBS Kids’ Dinosaur Train, have joined forces with Amtrak for ... Continue Reading →

Henson Company Cuts Ties with Chick-fil-A

The Jim Henson Company will no longer do business with Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A. Dan Cathy, president and COO of Chick-fil-A recently told the Baptist Press that Chick-fil-A was “guilty ... Continue Reading →

Licensing Expo Spotlights Coming Toon Attractions

We had the chance to visit the colorful Licensing Expo in Las Vegas this week, where thousands of our favorite animated and vfx-driven brands were basking in the limelight (June 12-14). ... Continue Reading →