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Corus Ent. Nabs Nick Content Rights for Canada

Corus Entertainment and Viacom Int’l Media Networks’ Nickelodeon have broadened their partnership with a new long-term agreement granting Corus exclusive rights to all of ... Continue Reading →
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Brand Licensing Europe 2014

Colorful characters from around the world will convene in London for the annual L&M confab. This year marks the 16th edition of Brand Licensing Europe, taking place October 7-9 ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Adds Broadcasters for ‘Nerds and Monsters’

9 Story Entertainment has signed up multiple broadcasters for Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy series Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11). Licensees include TVE (Spain), Canal+ Family ... Continue Reading →
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Growth Spurt

Canada’s deep talent pool, excellent infrastructure and generous tax incentives are fueling a new boom in animation and visual-effects work. Michael Hefferon Few countries as ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Sets Toon Slates for YTV, Teletoon

Corus Entertainment has announced its slate of animated children’s programming for Canada’s YTV and Teletoon 2014-15 lineups. Teletoon and its French-language channel Télétoon ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Numb Chucks’ Strikes Multiple Sales

9 Story Entertainment has secured many new play pals for its animated comedy Numb Chucks (26 x 22), which debuted on Canada’s YTV earlier this year and airs during its The Zone ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Nerds and Monsters’ Invade U.K.

9 Story Entertainment has licensed Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy series Nerds and Monsters (40 x 11) to U.K. kids’ channel CITV. The show premiered in April as part ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nerds and Monsters’ Gets Canuck TV Premiere

Vancouver-based Slap Happy Cartoons has announced that its animated 20 x half-hour series Nerds and Monsters will get its Canadian television premiere on Corus Ent.’s YTV this ... 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 →