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Scholastic Entertainment Announces New Series, Eva the Owlet

Scholastic Entertainment recently revealed a new animated series based on a popular book in Scholastic’s library. Tentatively titled Eva the Owlet, the new series is inspired by author Rebecca Elliot’s Owl Diaries series of best-selling books. The Owl Diaries series of books boasts of 3 million copies in print, with 8 foreign language translations consisting of Chinese, Farsi, German, ...


Bakugan Battle Planet brawls this December

Spin Master has formally announced Bakugan Battle Planet, the relaunch of their once hugely successful cross-media franchise. The new show is being produced by Spin Master Entertainment, Nelvana and TMS Entertainment. It’ll debut in Canada on Teletoon and in the United States on Cartoon Network this December. An international roll-out will follow in 2019, with the first set of new toys due ...

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Zodiak Secures International Rights for Horrid Henry S5

Zodiak Kids has recently acquired the international distribution rights for the fifth series of Horrid Henry. Consisting of 42 x 11’ episodes, the fifth series was presented at MIPCOM where it was secured by Zodiak. The company already represents the previous seasons of the series. The fifth series of Horrid Henry is currently under production, with a broadcast date slated for 2019 for ...


OddBods Gets Their Own Toyline

One Animation’s hit CG comedy series Oddbods is getting an upgrade, by way of a new toy and plush line that is being developed exclusively for Target retail stores across the U.S. The new Oddbods toy line will bring to life the characters’ humorous and relatable (not to mention color-coded) personalities via a number of cuddly interactive playthings. The release of the Oddbods toyline ...

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Om Nom Stories Gets Two Year Deal

ZeptoLab and Turner recently entered into a two-year deal for the mobile game-inspired animated series Om Nom Stories. The deal will see seasons one to five of the series make their way to Boomerang TV channels across Latin America, alonog with Turner’s own VOD platforms across Latin America and the Carribean. Om Nom Stories takes the cute little monster from the popular mobile game Cut the ...

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Doc McStuffins Returns for Fifth Season

The fifth season of Disney Junior’s Peabody Award-winning CG series, Doc McStuffins, will be premiering this coming Friday, October 26 at 11am EDT/PDT on Disney Channel and the Disney NOW app. But the good little doctor’s fifth season is not the only thing that’s gracing our screens – she’s also due for a festive comeback via The Doc McStuffins Christmas Special, which is slated for a ...

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New Sci-Fi Comedy Series, Space Chickens in Space, Gets Ready for Launch

Anima Estudios, Studio Moshi, Gingerbread Animation, and Disney EMEA are getting ready to launch a new 52-part sci-fi cartoon series titled Space Chickens in Space. The series is borne from the fertile mind of Anima Estudios founder and COO Jose C. Garcia de Letona, Rita Street, and twin designers and musicians Tommy and Markus Vad Flaaten. Space Chickens in Space focuses on the adventures of ...


HBO Drops Animals Animated Series

A lot of animated shows are experiencing a surge in popularity these days, but Animals is not one of them. Created by Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano, and produced by Duplass Brothers, this adult animated comedy series managed to reach season 3 before it was finally cancelled by HBO. The series was animated by Starburns Industries and featured notable guest stars such as Wanda Sykes and Emilia ...


Peyo Productions Partners with KiKA for New Smurfs TV Series

Peyo Productions has recently entered into a partnership with KiKA, which will bring about a new The Smurfs TV series. KiKA is coming on board as a co-producer and German broadcaster for the 3D CG series. Other co-production partners include TF1 (France), KETNET and OUFTIVI (Belgium). Véronique Culliford, president & founder of Peyo Productions and distribution company I.M.P.S. ( and ...


OddBods Brings the Scares to Youtube Kids This Halloween

The hit CG animated short form series, OddBods, will be scaring up YouTube Kids via a new exclusive content titled Oddbods Halloween Special. The special will follow the seven furry, colorful friends from the small town of Oddsvile as they all get into their usual brand of hijinks and mischief, only this time around it’s going to be full of Halloween scares and hilarity. The Oddbods Halloween ...

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Polly Pocket Gets New Broadcast Deals

DHX Media’s animated kid’s series, Polly Pocket, recently secured a bunch of new international broadcast deals. The new broadcasters are 16 in total, and they include a lot of heavyweights, such as: Sony Pictures Television’s POP channel (U.K.); RTL Telekids (Netherlands); Kidzone TV (Baltics); Lagardère’s Gulli and TiJi (France), Gulli AFRICA (22 African-French speaking countries) and ...

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Gloob Launches Giga Blaster

The children’s sub-arm of Brazil’s Globo Group, Gloob, recently launched the first season of a new 2D comedy adventure series for buyers at MIPCOM. Titled Giga Blaster, the new series is an original co-production effort from Globosat, Estricnina Conteudo Animado, and Copa Studio. The 52×11 series is targeted towards kids aged 6 to 11, and revolves around a blue rhino named Giga. His ...

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