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New Canadian Station, Toon-A-Vision, Adds Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL to Lineup

There is a New Canadian cable station called Ton-A-Vision. And it is adding its first anime series to its programming lineup, and it is none other than the mega popular kids’ action advetnure Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal. The series is now airing in HD on weekdays at 4:30 PM and weekends at 9AM. The anime series is being produced by Gallop studio in Japan, but the rights for the North American region ...


New Gormiti heads to Canada

Corus Entertainment’s Canadian cable channel Teletoon will debut the new Gormiti CG-animated series. The show will air Fridays at 3PM starting April 5th. Quebec-based toy company Imports Dragon will be supporting the brand’s Canadian launch. Produced by Giochi Preziosi and Planeta Junior with animation from Kotoc, the 52×11 minute comedic action series features a team of ...

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CBC/Radio Canada Picks Up True and the Rainbow Kingdom

National public broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada has recently picked up the first two seasons of Guru Studio’s Netflix Original preschool series True and the Rainbow Kingdom, with plans to premiere the colorful series on March 24. The series has already launched in Quebec last February 4, via ICI Radio-Canada Tele. “CBC/Radio-Canada is the perfect home for True and the Rainbow Kingdom here in ...


Zak Storm Debuts in Canada This Month

This coming August 21, at 4 PM ET, Family CHRGD viewers in Canada will get a taste of seafaring science fiction adventure via the debut of Zak Storm. The CG animated series will debut new episodes every day for one week, before settling down to a regular timeslot at 5 PM every Tuesdays as part of the Turbo CHRGD programming block. Zak Storm’s premise concerns the titular young surfer, who ...


CBC Welcomes Big Blue

Guru Studio, a Toronto-based studio, has announced that its newest project, Big Blue, is now in development with Canadian pubcaster Kids’ CBC. Big Blue comes from the creative mind of Gyimah Gariba (Guru Studio designer), whose distinct style has gained praise from everybody – from Rihanna to Forbes Magazine (15 Young African Creative Rebranding Africa). The series is aimed at children ages 4 ...


Ben & Holly Soon on Canada’s Treehouse

Entertainment One’s BAFTA preschool animation Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom will make its debut in Canada on October 4, Monday, 8 a.m. ET/PT on Treehouse. The network has also picked up the first 2 seasons of the magical series. A consumer products program is planned after the broadcast premiere in Canada, which will be handled by eOne’s New York Office. The series presently has more ...


Teletoon Canada Welcomes Masha and the Bear

Masha and the Bear, the award-winning animated family series has made its debut on Canadian broadcast, launching on September 10 on Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon network. The series has been a success with European television audiences and is also available in North America in Netflix. The main objective Masha and the Bear is to entertain children and adults by following Masha, the bright ...


Simon & Schuster to Launch Teletubbies Book Line

DHX Media’s IP management arm DHX Brands has recently teamed up with Simon & Schuster Publishing in order to launch a new line of books based on the Teletubbies. The partnership was brokered by CPLG North America. Under the deal, the new Teletubbies books will be published under the Simon Spotlight imprint. The Teletubbies books from Simon & Schuster is part of a series of new ...


Angels from the Attic Now on AmebaTV

AmebaTV, Canada’s leading on-demand TV platform and free kids streaming has signed an agreement with Big City Publishing/BPCImagines to include their original The Angels from the Attic series to AmebaTV’s increasing library of kids content. Three channels are going to offer ComicFlix, featurettes and Create-Alongs with Angels. Earlier this 2016, Ameba stated its expansion all over North ...


CBC Greenlights New Series Based on Randi Zuckerberg’s Children’s Book, DOT

Canada’s Kid’s CBC has recently greenlighted a new 52 x 11 animated series titled Dot. The series is from Industrial Brothers in association with the Jim Henson Company and is based on the debut children’s book written by NYT bestselling author and digital lifestyle expert Randi Zuckerberg. Dot is written with 4 to 7 year old kids in mind, as it follows the titular energetic and curious ...


DQE and Ellipsanime Sign Co-Pro Deal for The Jungle Book’s Season 3

Global entertainment production and distribution outfit DQE has recently announced a new co-production deal signed with French studio Ellipsanime, along with Germany’s ZDFE and ZDFTV and Canal+ network PIWI. The 3rd season is slated for a worldwide broadcast by early 2017, and is expected to receive strong support by season 2 broadcast partners. The 3rd season of The Jungle Book follows Mowgli ...


ToonDraw’s YaYa & Zouk Premieres in Canada This Month

Last Sept 12, Montreal’s ToonDraw Production saw its new animated TV series YaYa & Zouk premiere in Canada via Radio-Canada, but it’s not the only splash the series is about to make – the 78 episode series is also set to debut on September 14 via the broadcaster Yoopa. YaYa & Zouk is created by Raymond Lebrun and Dominique Jolin, and centers around a group of good-natured, ...

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