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Disney Channel Latin America Gets Additional Episodes of 9 Story’s Camp Lakebottom

9 Story Media Group has recently announced that their hit animated comedy series Camp Lakebottom has just been licensed to Disney Channel in Latin America for an additional 13 x 22 episode package. These new episode make up the show’s 3rd season and will be joining 52 half hours that has already aired across the region. For the uninitiated, Camp Lakebottom focuses on a 12 year old prankster ...

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Nick Jr. Gets Exclusive US Broadcast Rights to Teletubbies Season 2

DHX Media has recently licensed the exclusive U.S. broadcast rights for Teletubbies’ second season to Nickelodeon’s Nick Jr., which nets the preschool channel 30 brand new half hour episodes of the colorful hit series for 2017. “The new Teletubbies series is winning fans worldwide, and the pickup of another season in the U.S. points to the enduring appeal of this global brand,” said Josh ...

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Google Releases 3D Version of Toontastic App for Free

Google has recently released a new version of their 2D animation app for kids, Toontastic, dubbed Toontastic 3D. Still downloadable free of charge, Toontastic 3D is different from the original because, as the name implies, it now features a visual upgrade that lets kids use 3D drawing tools in order to add that special 3rd dimension to their works. The original Toontastic app was launched on iOS ...

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PBS KIDS Launches 24/7 Channel for the US

PBS Kids has just launched as the first ever nationwide 24-hour kid-targeted channel in the US, provided by member stations across the region on TV and through live streaming on digital platforms. This gives children and caregivers more freedom when it comes to accessing PBS’ rich library of educational content. The launch was announced by PBS President & CEO Paula A. Kerger at the ...

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Mike Judge Returns to Animation With Tales from the Tour Bus

With Silicon Valley already well on its way to its fourth season, Beavis and Butthead/King of the Hill creator Mike Judge’s career is no longer strongly reliant on his animated projects, and there are new fans of his who didn’t come from his animated works. However, that does not necessarily mean that Judge is done with the animated medium – far from it, actually, as he has recently managed ...

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ABC Australia Picks Up JAM Media’s Becca’s Bunch

JAM Media has recently inked a major deal with ABC KIDS in Australia for their brand new preschool animated series, Becca’s Bunch. The new series is a 52 x 11min show that focuses on Becca, who is a bird who chirps to her own tune and goes on fantastical adventures around Wagtail Woods. Together with her “Bunch,” Pedro, Russel and Sylvia, Becca uses her big ideas and creativity in order to ...

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Bowser and Bowser Jr. Make Nintendo Switch Parental Controls Presentation Adorable

While an important subject, Parental Controls on video game consoles are somewhat boring especially if presented by a voice that sounds halfway between pre-flight safety demonstration and Siri. Thankfully, the Nintendo Switch Presentation on the subject makes everything interesting, cute, and downright worth watching simply by using the father-and-son evil duo of Bowser and Bowser Jr. in order to ...

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Mario Visits the Real World in Super Mario Odyssey

When it comes to the Super Mario franchise, the eponymous plump mustachioed plumber’s main M.O. is to visit new fantastical worlds for every iteration of his game (in fact, he is known to visit several worlds over the course of a single game.) However, one thing that most fans would never expect is for a Mario game to take place in a realistic depiction of our world, much less something as ...

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Hasbro Launches New Series, Hanazuki: Full of Treasures, on Youtube

What better way to welcome the new year, than to greet it with a brand new direct to digital cartoon series featuring cute, colorful characters set in a dreamy sci fi setting – and what better studio to do so than MLP:FiM’s Hasbro Studios! The series, by the way, is titled Hanazuki: Full of Treasures and consists of 27 x 11 minute episodes, released through Youtube and Youtube Kids app. ...

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Contest: Write a Haiku About Comic Books and Win $100 Worth of Comic Books

Some of us at Toonbarn (e.g. ME) are also fans of comic books, especially ones that have been adapted into popular cartoons by Warner Bros. and Disney/Marvel. However, one thing that we’re not that keen on is poetry, mainly because we’re not very good at it. So when our friends over at World Comic Book Review decided to run a contest that lets you win a $100 Gift Certificate for ...

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Peppa Pig Preps Retail Launch in India

Entertainment One has recently announced plans for a retail launch of the globally popular preschool property Peppa Pig in India. The launch will be riding high on the momentum built by Peppa Pig’s overwhelmingly strong broadcast debut in June 2016 on VOOT Kids, which is the Video On Demand destination of Viacom18 for kids’ content in India, where it consistently ranked among the top ten most ...

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Roku Gets a New Preschool Channel: Hopster

Popular edutainment app Hopster have recently announced the launch of their new channel on the Roku streaming platform for select territories. The global ad-free platform will be available to the millions of Roku users in the UK, US, Canada, and Ireland. There will also be a French-language version of the Hopster channel for France. Hopster is known for finding the proper balance between ...

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