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The Jim Henson Company’s Dinosaur Train Series to Air on Disney Channel Germany

The Jim Henson Company's Dinosaur Train Series to Air on Disney Channel Germany

Germany’s pay-TV Disney Channel will be transitioning into a free to air channel on January 1, 2014, with the 24-hour family channel taking over the transmission slots that are currently occupied by entertainment Das Vierte, which Disney has acquired last autumn 2012.

The Disney Channel’s all-new programming schedule will also include the Emmy-nominated live-action/animated series from The Jim Henson Company, Dinosaur Train, where kids aged three to six are taught how to apply scientific thinking as they discover all new types of dinosaur species, and compare and contrast dinosaurs to today’s creatures and embrace the living sciences of paleontology and natural science.

YEP!TV to Launch New Programming that Targets Boys

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Starting tomorrow, new German media company YEP! TV will start broadcasting a new lineup of children’s and family programming on the free-TV channel ProSieben MAXX. The outlet will primarily target male viewers aged 6 to 13 years. The new channel will debut with the free-TV premiere of Captain America: the First Avenger on at 8.15pm.

It will also include a Yep! block, targeted at boys aged 6-13, following a deal with the German content provider. The block will consist of English-language premium titles and FTA premieres dubbed in German. MAXX’s kids series will include manga titles Pokemon and One Piece.

YEP!TV’s CEO is Karola Bayr, who previously served as an executive for a string of high profile networks such as Disney Channel, Jetix, EM.TV, Viacom and ProSieben.

Geronimo Stilton Goes to Germany

Geronimo Stilton Goes to Germany

Moonscoop and its production/distribution partner Atlantyca Entertainment have recently inked a deal to bring their hit animated series Geronimo Stilton to leading German broadcaster ARD. ARD will be picking up the show’s 2nd season along with its regional broadcast stations, including KiKA, which will begin airing the show in November with other channels to follow in July 2013.

ToonOlympics First Round Match Germany Vs. Australia

ToonOlympics Match 8 Germany vs Australia

Yesterday’s Olympic Men’s Basketball Gold Medal Match between USA and Spain was watched by millions of people all over the world, as the USA prevailed by a score of 107-100 over Spain. Amazingly enough, the ToonOlympics also had a match between USA and Spain over the weekend, and it seems USA’s Phineas and Ferb will prevail over Spain’s Lucky Fred, with the score of 34-3 in USA’s favor.

The first round of the ToonOlympics ends tonight! The voting on all our first round matches has been terrific! We need more judges, so tell your friends about the ToonOlympics, so everyone can vote. We really want to make this a worldwide event. So far, here are the numbers as of Monday, August 13, at Noon (EDT):

Match 1:

Sidekick (CANADA) = 23 Votes
Chhota Bheem (INDIA) = 4 Votes

Match 2:

El Chavo (MEXICO) = 11 Votes
Horrid Henry (UNITED KINGDOM) = 6 Votes

Match 3:

Huntik: Secrets & Seekers (ITALY) = 14 Votes
Punky (IRELAND) = 6 Votes

Match 4:

Totally Spies! (FRANCE) = 14 Votes
Doraemon (JAPAN) = 5 Votes

Match 5:

Escola pra Cachorro (Doggy Day School) (BRAZIL) = 13 Votes
Mountain of Gems (RUSSIA) = 1 Votes

Match 6:

Century Sonny (CHINA) = 14 Votes
Freej (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES) = 4 Votes

As a reminder, these polls will remain open until all the first round matches are done. If you haven’t voted yet, go HERE to vote for Match 1, go HERE to vote for Match 2, go HERE to vote for Match 3, go HERE to vote for Match 4, go HERE to vote for Match 5, and go HERE to vote for Match 6. The ToonOlympics competition continues today with our 8th match of the first round. The matchup is between Germany and Australia. The cartoon from Germany is called Die Biene Maja (Maya the Bee). Maya the Bee is going up against an Australian cartoon series called Zeke’s Pad.

ToonOlympics First Round Match USA Vs. Spain

ToonOlympics Match 7 USA vs Spain

The first round of the ToonOlympics continues! The voting on our first 6 matches has been terrific! We need more judges, so tell your friends about the ToonOlympics, so everyone can vote. We really want to make this a worldwide event. So far, here are the numbers as of Friday, August 10, at Noon (EDT):

Match 1:

Sidekick (CANADA) = 23 Votes
Chhota Bheem (INDIA) = 4 Votes

Match 2:

El Chavo (MEXICO) = 11 Votes
Horrid Henry (UNITED KINGDOM) = 6 Votes

Match 3:

Huntik: Secrets & Seekers (ITALY) = 13 Votes
Punky (IRELAND) = 6 Votes

Match 4:

Totally Spies! (FRANCE) = 12 Votes
Doraemon (JAPAN) = 5 Votes

Match 5:

Escola pra Cachorro (Doggy Day School) (BRAZIL) = 12 Votes
Mountain of Gems (RUSSIA) = 1 Votes

Match 6:

Century Sonny (CHINA) = 9 Votes
Freej (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES) = 3 Votes

As a reminder, these polls will remain open until all the first round matches are done. If you haven’t voted yet, go HERE to vote for Match 1, go HERE to vote for Match 2, go HERE to vote for Match 3, go HERE to vote for Match 4, go HERE to vote for Match 5, and go HERE to vote for Match 6. The ToonOlympics competition continues today with our 7th match of the first round. The matchup is between USA and Spain. The cartoon from USA is called Phineas and Ferb. Phineas and Ferb is going up against a Spanish cartoon series called Lucky Fred.

School For Vampires now open in Italy

School For VampiresItaly’s Cartoon One is making sure as many people as possible get to see its animated series, School For Vampires.  So far, they’ve signed up with Hahn Film in Germany, NRK in Norway, SVTZ in Sweden, MTV3 in Finland, and RTP in Portugal. …and all this joins the fact that it already airs on RAI Due in Italy, KI.KA/ARD in Germany and Canal Plus in France.  Maybe in the US by Halloween??

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