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‘Miffy’ Creator Dick Bruna Dies Age 89

Dick Bruna, the Dutch children’s author and artist who created the internationally popular character Miffy the bunny, died Thursday, February 16 in his hometown of Utrecht, The Netherlands. ... Continue Reading →
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eOne’s ‘PJ Masks’ Scores New UK Broadcaster & Licensees

Entertainment One (eOne) has secured a new broadcast partner and a raft of licensees for hit preschool superhero show PJ Masks in the UK, where the brand will get its first toy line ... Continue Reading →
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‘WellieWishers’ Gets UK Deal, Season 2 Greenlight

Mattel Creations announced at MIPCOM that it has secured its first European broadcast partner for WellieWishers, with Tiny Pop in the U.K. picking up the American Girl inspired series. ... Continue Reading →
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TV PinGuim Launching ‘Ping & Pong’ AT MIP

TV PinGuim, the Brazilian animation company behind international hit Fishtronaut, is bringing its newest preschool toon Ping & Pong to the MIP market, as well as a second season ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sydney Sailboat’ Charts Course to Hulu

International preschool co-production Sydney Sailboat has been picked up for streaming on Hulu, where it will launch on September 26. Hulu acquired the exclusive U.S. SVOD rights to ... Continue Reading →
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Kids Net POP Coming to Virgin Media U.K.

Sony Picture Television’s children’s network POP will launch on the U.K.’s Virgin Media later this week as part of a new long-term deal which also includes SPT’s ... Continue Reading →
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Mercis Commissions ‘Miffy’ Season 3

Mercis has commissioned a third season of popular CG-animated series Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small from London’s Blue-Zoo animation studio. The 26-episode order will ... Continue Reading →
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Market Watch: Kidscreen Summit

The pre-Kidscreen chaos continues, and the TV animation business is abuzz with new project announcements, partnerships and sales. Here’s a quick study sheet to review before you head ... Continue Reading →
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‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’ Heads to Rai, Toy Fair

Komixx Media Group announces that its successful stop-motion animated show Toby’s Travelling Circus (52 x 10) has been picked up by Italian kids and family broadcaster Rai Yoyo. ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Adds Up ‘Peg + Cat’ Sales

9 Story Media Group has secured multiple sales of award-winning animated preschool series Peg + Cat (80 x 12) — which originally debuted on PBS Kids in 2013 and has earned 4 Emmy ... Continue Reading →