Stone Newman Expands Role at GBI; Jo Kavanagh-Payne Joins as SVP

Genius Brands International has promoted Stone Newman to President of Global Consumer Products, Worldwide Content Sales & Marketing. This expansion of the executive’s purview ... Continue Reading →

GBI’s Stone Newman Takes on Global Marketing

Genius Brands International has promoted industry vet Stone Newman from President of Global Consumer Products to President of Global Consumer Products & Marketing, per an announcement ... Continue Reading →

Genius Brands Inks Widespread Broadcast and Digital Deals

Genius Brands International continues to grow its global distribution footprint with multiple license agreements freshly signed for its animated kids series Warren Buffett’s Secret ... Continue Reading →

Genius Brands Expands Asian Broadcast Reach

Genius Brands International has expanded its reach in Asia with a new multi-property broadcast licensing agreements secured in the region for animated series Thomas Edison’s Secret ... Continue Reading →

Rebecca Hershinger Appointed CFO of Genius Brands

Genius Brands International and its Board of Directors have named veteran financial executive and former VP of Finance for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Rebecca Hershinger, as Chief Financial ... Continue Reading →

‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab’ Earns Big U.S. Public TV Rollout

Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, a new animated series created by Genius Brands International in association with Georgia Public Broadcasting, has cleared to date 161 public television ... Continue Reading →

Kid Genius Channel Launches on Xfinity On Demand

Genius Brands International has launched the Kid Genius children’s entertainment channel on Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand platform, making it available to roughly 21 million households ... Continue Reading →

Kid Genius Picks Up Kids Classics

Genius Brands International has acquired two animated series to add to its programming lineup for its new Kid Genius channel, launching on Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand service ... Continue Reading →

NCircle Nabs ‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab’ for NoAm

Genius Brands International has licensed North American home entertainment rights — including DVD and specific digital rights — for its animated science-inspired series ... Continue Reading →

Genius Brands, Comcast Partner on Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International will partner with Comcast to launch Kid Genius, a new channel on Xfinity On Demand, this fall. Baby Genius has been a top performer on the Baby Boost Channel ... Continue Reading →