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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, ...


DHX Media and Disney XD Bring Fangbone! to New Territories

DHX Media and Disney XD have recently signed deals that will see Radical Sheep’s animated fantasy series Fangbone! make its way to the latter’s channels in the US, Lat Am, SEA, and Taiwan. DHX Media, for its part commissioned the series for their Family CHRGD channel in Canada. For the uninitiated, Fangbone! focuses on the titular young barbarian from Skullbania, who traveled through a ...


Be Ponkickies Make Its Way to US and Canada

Fuji Television Kids Entertainment has recently inked an exclusive deal with Oznoz in order to debut the animated series Be Ponkickies on North America’s biggest bilingual kid’s content platform. Considered by some as the Japanese counterpart to Sesame Street, Be Ponkickies is one of the longest running kids’ shows in the country, enjoying a hefty 40 year run on Fuji TV Network and BS ...


Teletoon Launches Dr. DimensionPants Next Month

Canada’s Teletoon is prepping a new animated series titled Dr. Dimensionpants for its Can’t Miss Thursdays programming block. Scheduled for launch on November 6, 6:30 pm ET/PT, the 26 x 30 series will premiere day-and-date on Teletoon’s French feed in Quebec as Dr. Pantastique. ...


Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie U.S. Screening Extended to Other Locations

VIZ Media and Eleven Arts’ U.S. premiere of the ninth Naruto (sixth from the Shippuden series) feature film, Road to Ninja: Naruto the Movie, was originally planned for a limited screening in 35 cities around Canada and around 45 locations in the U.S. staring in August 29. However, it was recently announced that the film’s limited screening schedule has been extended to September 7 and 11 for ... now has 3 pages of news and games!123

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