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Global TV & Streaming News

Award-winning global independent animation studio ZAG (www.zag.com) is sending its action-comedy series Ghostforce (52 x 11') to Disney Channels U.S.; the broadcaster has licensed...

Kate Morton Joining BBC as Preschool Programming Lead

Kate Morton, currently Content Strategy Director of Family Brands at Entertainment One (eOne), is to join BBC Children's as Head of Commissioning and Acquisitions...

Disney, Sony Make Unprecedented Match for Post-Pay 1 Movies

The Walt Disney Company (DIS) and Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) today announced a multi-year content licensing agreement for U.S. streaming and TV rights to...

Global TV & Streaming Bytes

Beijing Joy Culture Media (China) picked up distribution rights for four seasons of Be-Be-Bears and two seasons of Leo and Tig for local TV....

Animation Dingle Announces Award Winners

This year’s Virtual Animation Dingle presented by JAM Media took place throughout this week, delivering an incredible lineup of guests and speakers from a...

‘Proud Family’s Bruce W. Smith & Ralph Farquhar Ink Overall Disney TV Deal

Bruce W. Smith and Ralph Farquhar have entered into a wide-ranging, multiyear overall deal with Disney that calls for them to produce animated and...

Disney Pivots to Streaming Focus, Unifying Media Unit Under Kareem Daniel. Wall Street Approves.

In case you need reminding: 2020 has been a wild, unpredictable ride. With COVID-19 lockdown orders and precautions keeping movie audiences at home, the...

D23: Pre-K ‘Spidey,’ ‘Moon Girl’ Toons set for Disney TV

Exciting new animated takes on a familiar web-slinger and a brilliant next gen heroine are heading to TV screens! Announced at D23 Expo in...

Disney TV Animation Gets Greenlight for ‘The Curse of Molly McGee,’ Inks Overall Creator Deals

Disney Channel has ordered original animated series The Curse of Molly McGee, a buddy comedy about tween optimist Molly McGee and grumpy ghost Scratch,...

Jay Francis & Angi Dyste Named Disney TV Animation Veeps

Disney Television Animation has upped two of its key executives: Jay Francis has been promoted to Vice President, Current Series and Diversity; and Angi...

Disney Junior Re-Ups ‘Muppet Babies,’ ‘Vampirina’ & ‘Puppy Dog Pals’

Disney Junior, the No. 1 preschool channel, is packing on its growing portfolio of hits for kids aged 2-7 with further episode orders for...

‘Sofia the First: Forever Royal’ Premieres on Disney Junior Sept. 8

Sofia the First: Forever Royal, a special extended-length finale for Disney Junior’s Humanitas and Emmy Award-winning preschool princess series, will premiere Saturday, September 8...

Mila Livitz Upped to SVP Business Affairs, Disney|ABC

Mila Livitz has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, Disney|ABC Cable Services. The announcement was made today by Adina Savin, EVP Business...

Meredith Roberts Named SVP Animation Strategy for Disney Channels

Meredith Roberts, a well-regarded leader in animation for film and television, has been named to the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Animation...

Guru Studios EVP Mary Bredin Moving On

Mary Bredin will be leaving Toronto-based Guru Studio after serving as Executive Vice President of Content and Strategy for over 10 years. The industry...

MIP: New Series Bring Magical, Caring & Comical Characters to Cannes

Dandelooo (France) will be strutting their mutt Stinky Dog on home turf once again, following the (52 x 13') 2D buddy comedy's warm reception...

Green Gold US Taps Pamela Hickey & Dennys McCoy to Head Story Dept.

Indian animation leader Green Gold has brought on board veteran kids’ toon writers Pamela Hickey and Dennys McCoy to run the story department of...

Monster’s ‘Harry & Bip’ off on Worldwide Waddle

Monster Entertainment has only just picked up distribution rights for the newly completed animated series Harry & Bip (15 x 2), and has already...

Hulu Snags Exclusive VOD Rights to ‘Camp Lakebottom’

9 Story Media Group has struck a deal with Hulu for the exclusive streaming rights to its global animated hit, Camp Lakebottom (26 x...

Media I.M. Inks More Disney Deals for ‘Sunny Bunnies’

London-based animation & family entertainment distributor Media I.M. has closed a raft of new territory agreements with Disney channels for the Belarus-produced CG series...
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