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Global TV News: DreamWorks, FremantleMedia, One Animation, Sesame Workshop, Shaboom!, Squeeze, ZAG

DreamWorks Animation and France’s Lagardere Active TV have inked a deal for free-to-air and basic pay-TV rights for the latter’s kids and family channels to broadcast the ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Commissions ‘Tree Fu Tom’ Season 3

The U.K.’s CBeebies has commissioned a third 20 x 22 season of preschool adventure series Tree Fu Tom, set to debut in 2016. The CBeebies in-house and FremantleMedia Kids & ... Continue Reading →
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Genius Brands Grows Distribution Arm

Global kids’ entertainment brand management company Genius Brands International has expanded its operations, launching a new global distribution division and appointing longtime ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ V&S Entertainment and co-producer JCC have produced a new 24-minute special based on CBeebies’ popular preschool show Everything’s Rosie (recently picked up for a ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tree Fu Tom’ Branches Out with New Retail Campaign

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has announced plans to expand on its popular preschool property Tree Fu Tom this fall and winter, with brand new episodes launching on ... Continue Reading →
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Redboard Arms Itself with Shotgun

Redboard, a pre-production tool currently used in U.K. toons Tree Fu Tom (Blue Zoo, BBC), Chuggington (Ludorum), Q Pootle 5 (Snapper Prod.) and Fireman Sam (Hit Ent.) developed by Hibbert ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Launches New Indie Venture

Former FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment exec VP Sander Schwartz is forming an indie TV production company, according to TBI Vision’s Jesse Whittock. The TV animation ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Exits FremantleMedia Kids & Family

Sander Schwartz, President of Kids & Family Entertainment FremantleMedia, is leaving the company later this month to pursue new business opportunities in television production. ... Continue Reading →
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Welcome to Vinyl Toy High

Strange Hill High, the new tween show from the CBBC, FremantleMedia and Factory Transmedia, has a wicked sense of humor and knock-your-socks-off visuals. Once in a blue moon, all the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tree Fu Tom’ To Nest on Sprout

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has announced that their animated preschool series Tree Fu Tom will continue to put down global roots as it premieres on the U.S.’s ... Continue Reading →
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