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BLE News Bytes

A quick look at some of the exciting toon brands heading to Brand Licensing Europe in London (October 7-9) + BRB Internacional will present the latest from Invizimals, including trading ... Continue Reading →
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MLP ‘Spooktacular’ Coming to DVD in September

As if back to school season wasn’t scary enough, Shout! Factory is already gearing up for Halloween by announcing a new, six-episode DVD release: My Little Pony – Friendship ... Continue Reading →
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‘Franklin’ Gets White House Invite for Easter

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana will be participating in this year’s White House Easter Egg Roll, with the star of its popular preschool brand Franklin and Friends attending ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Multiplies ‘Peg + Cat’ Sales

Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has inked a raft of new sales for its educational preschool cartoon Peg + Cat, which follows an inquisitive girl and her pet sidekick on imaginative ... Continue Reading →
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CRTC Approves Corus Ent.’s Purchase of Teletoon

The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission has given its approval for Corus Entertainment to buy Astral Media’s half ownership in Teletoon, says The Brandon ... Continue Reading →
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Sinking Ship Launches Distribution, Appoints Lynn Chadwick

Award-winning kids content production and digital media company Sinking Ship Entertainment has launched an international distribution arm with the appointment of longtime industry exec ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ DHX Media has announced a raft of deals for its hit preschool series Yo Gabba Gabba! across several key territories. The award-winning series has been picked up by Free-To-Air Pan-Arab ... Continue Reading →
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‘Franklin and Friends’ to Travel to China on CCTV

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises’ agent, Ciwen Media Group, has entered into a deal with China’s national broadcaster Chinese Central Television (CCTV) to ... Continue Reading →
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Guru Appoints Lambur Director of Sales

Guru Studio has appointed Ian Lambur to the new role of director of sales. Reporting to VP Mary Bredin, Lambur will manage worldwide sales of the company’s programs, which include ... Continue Reading →
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kaboom! Seals Walmart Canada Deal for Treehouse DVDs

Phase 4 Films’ dedicated kids and family label kaboom! Entertainment has secured a placement with Walmart in Canada which will see the retailer stocking Octonauts and My Big Big ... Continue Reading →