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Jazwares Gets Master Toy License for Go Away Unicorn!

Sonar Entertainment has recently appointed Jazwares as the global master toy partner for the new animated series Go Away Unicorn! The series premiered last September on Corus’ YTV in Canada and has already reach the top 3 spot. The toy license appointment is timely, because the series will debut in the U.S. soon via Disney Channel on March 2019 and DisneyNOW in December. CentaIP serves as the ...


Nelvana boards new Bakugan, Hotel Transylvania season 2

Canadian animation company Nelvana is going to be working on the new Bakugan series and the second season of Hotel Transylvania: The Series. The news comes from Doug Murphy, CEO of Nelvana’s parent company Corus Entertainment, during their Q1 2018 results conference call. Details on both were scant, but Murphy announced that Nelvana will be working on the new Bakugan project alongside ...


Ranger Rob Sets Up Camp on Sprout

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has recently signed an agreement with NBCU’s Universal Kids network Sprout, under which the animated preschool series Ranger Rob will be brought to the US. The deal will encompass seasons one and two of the series, which amounts to a total of 40 episodes, some of which have already started airing on Sprout last July 8. Ranger Rob is currently airing every Friday ...


Ranger Rob Due for Another Season

With the successful first season of Nelvana’s original animated series Ranger Rob, it is no wonder that parent company Corus Entertianment has greenlighted a second season consisting of 14 new episodes. The series is notable for ranking top on Treehouse in Canada iwht boys 2-11 over the Fall 2016 season, along with ratings successes on other broadcasters such as TF1 (France), Super RTL ...


Treehouse Picks Up Masha and The Bear

Animaccord studio and Corus Entertainment have recently signed an agreement that will bring the hit CG animated short series Masha and the Bear to Canadian preschool network Treehouse. Under the deal, Corus Entertainment gets the rights to air seasons one and two of the show. Masha and the Bear is slated to debut on Saturday, April 15 at 10:30 AM ET/PT on Treehouse, with regular airings ...


First Look at Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs TV Series

One of the more quirky, food-themed CG animated movies to come out in the past decade, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (and its 2013 sequel), will be returning to give its fans another mouth-watering comedy experience. The difference this time around is that it’s not on the big screen, and it’s using 2D animation. DHX Media and Sony Pictures Animation, in association with Corus ...


ZhuZhu Pets Gets Multi-Territory Disney Deal

Nelvana, the animation producer-distributor of Corus Entertainment, has recently sold multi-territory broadcast and on-demands rights for the new series Polly and the ZhuZhu Pets to Disney Channels all over the world. ZhuZhu is inspired by the famous popular toy line made in 2009. It will premiere on September 12 on Disney Channel in the U.S. before debuting in Switzerland, Germany, Russia, ...


Portfolio Entertainment and Giggle Media Team Up for Invasion of the MooFaLoo!

Portfolio Entertainment and Giggle Media have recently announced a new development deal signed with Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon for the new animated comedy series, Invasion of the MooFaLoo!. The series is created by Steve Garatt and will focus on the adventures of three genetically altered, rocket-powered sheep as they protect the world from the titular race of alien monk cows. “We are ...


Nerds and Monsters Returns on Saturday

The animated comedy series Nerds and Monsters will return on Saturday, January 9, 2016 during the Zone Weekend at 10 a.m. ET/PT. Vancouver studio Slap Happy Cartoons has announced its debut on Corus Entertainment’s YTV. Beginning January 16, the series will move to its usual timeslot of Saturdays at 8 a.m. Nerds and Monsters aimed at children 6-11 years old. It follows a group of nerdy tween ...


Nelvana Appoints New Little Charmers Across the Globe

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has recently announced the addition of a whole new batch of licensing agents for their Little Charmers brand. The licenses include broadcast, home entertainment, and merchandising partnerships in various parts of the globe. Licensing representation rights for Australia and New Zealand were snagged by The Fusion Agency, with the regions’ broadcast rights going ...


Corus Entertainment to Roll Out Two New Services: YTVGo and NickGo

Corus Entertainment has just announced the launch of two new apps as part of their planned rollout of kids services this year. The two apps, YTVGO and NickGo, will be joining the previously launched TreehouseGo. Both YTVGo and NickGo will be made available free to YTV and Nickelodeon subscribers through iTunes and Google Play in Canada. YTVGo will feature fan favorite toons such as SpongeBob ...


Corus Entertainment Expands Cartoon Network Canada’s Library

Now that Cartoon Network Canada has been made available to over five million subscribers via pre-existing distribution partners and new carriers Rogers, Shaw and Shaw Direct, Corus Entertainment will be boosting their library of high quality content with the addition of popular CN shows like Adventure Time, Clarence, Steven Universe, and Teen Titans Go!. This makes CN Canada the exclusive home ...

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