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 →

‘Daddy I’m a Zombie’ Coming to North America

L.A.-based PorchLight Entertainment has secured licensing agreements with Canadian broadcasters Corus Entertainment and VRAK TV to air the feature-length CG adventure Daddy I’m ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ DHX Media is kicking off production on a new 2D animated comedy, Looped (26 x 30), aimed at kids 6-12. Created by Todd Kauffman and Mark Thornton of Neptoon Studios (Grojband), the ... Continue Reading →

Multi-Territory License Brings New Pac-Man Collectibles

41 Entertainment and its Spanish agent BRB Internacional have announced that a license has been granted to Giromax for collectable trading cards and albums as well as stickers and albums ... Continue Reading →

Saban/MarVista Send ‘Power Rangers’ to the U.K.

Saban Brands and MarVista Entertainment have licensed the latest installment of the Power Rangers franchise, Saban’s Power Rangers: Megaforce, to the United Kingdom’s Channel ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Magic Light Pictures, the U.K.-based company behind the success of film and licensing properties The Gruffalo and Room on the Groom is building up its operation with two key appointments. ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana’s ‘Alien Invasion’ to Sneak on YTV

Corus Entertainment’s YTV will sneak peek four back-to-back episodes of Nelvana’s new animated comedy series Oh No! It’s an Alien Invasion on Friday, March 29 beginning at 4 p.m. ... Continue Reading →

Slap Happy Serves Up Shorts for Knowledge

Vancouver-based animation studio Slap Happy Cartoons will produce a series of animated shorts for Canadian pubcaster Knowledge Network. The project will feature the network’s popular ... Continue Reading →

9 Story Picks Up Slap Happy’s ‘Nerds and Monsters’

9 Story Enterprises is expanding to include acquired programming in its catalog, beginning with the international distribution rights to Slap Happy Cartoon’s new animated series Nerds ... Continue Reading →