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Universal Kids Unveil Launch Lineup

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment has recently relaunched their kid-centric network Sprout under the new brand Universal Kids, and as part of the rebrand’s launch lineup, a whole slew of acquisitions from DreamWorks Animation Television will be offered along with other proven hits of both the animated and live-action varieties. The rebrand aims to expand the network’s target audience to kids ...

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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 ...

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Sprout Rebrands as Universal Kids

According to a recent announcement from NBCUniversal, the preschool network Sprout will be relaunched under the new name Universal Kids, and will be expanding its lineup with new programs targeted towards kids aged six to eleven after 6PM. Universal Kids will be debuting on September 9, 2017 and will serve as a destination for kids and family programming. The network will carry various ...

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CAKE Preps Season 2 Launch of Space Racers

UK-based kids’ entertainment company CAKE has recently announced the season 2 launch of the hit animated preschool series Space Racers. Produced by Space Race LLC, the 2nd season consists of 40 x 11 episodes and will premiere on NBC Universal’s Sprout in the US, where it is currently enjoying the No. 2 spot for kids aged 2-11 since its November debut. The second season of Space Racers will ...

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Noddy Toyland Detective is Coming to Sprout

Noddy Toyland Detective is the first original preschool series from DreamWorks Animation and will debut in the U.S. via NBC Universal’s Sprout this fall. Co-produced by Gaumont Animation and DWA, the CG-animated series focuses on Noddy and his friends as they go on a fantastic quest through the colorful world of Toyland. Toyland is an amazing world that is full of creative cast of characters ...

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Little People Show to Premiere on Sprout

HIT Entertainment and Mattel Inc. Announced that Sprout preschool channel (NBC Universal) will start season one of a brand new animated series that is based on Fisher Price’s Little People. The series is aimed at children 2-5 years old and will premiere on March 7, Monday to Friday at 7 a.m. ET. Little People is a musical-comedy animated series that observes the great potential of collaborative ...

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Zuckerberg’s Dot. Makes Its Way to Sprout

Dot is a tech-savvy animated series from The Jim Henson Company and Industrial Brothers. It is based on the book by executive producer and author Randi Zuckerberg. NBC Universal Cable Entertainment’s Sprout ( 24-hour preschool network) announced the premiere of Dot on September 2016. Dot is a new original animated series that is based on the famous children’s book written by Randi Zuckerberg ...

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Sprout Secures Rights for Maya the Bee Series and Movie

Studio 100 Media has recently announced that the preschool network Sprout has just secured the rights for both the CG animated TV series and feature film adaptations of the globally popular kid’s property Maya the Bee. The movie is a co-prod effort from Studio 100 Media and Buzz Studios, with help from Flying Bark Production. The Maya the Bee TV series consists of 78 x 12 minute episodes and ...

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Jetpack Distribution Gets TV and Licensing Rights for Justin Time in CEEMEA

Samka Productions, Nerdcorps Entertainment, and Gardiner Entertainment’s joint sales outfit Jetpack Distribution has recently acquired the TV and Licensing rights in CEEMEA for Guru Studio’s hit CG animated preschool series Justin Time. Justin Time is created by Brandon James Scott, and focuses on the titular kid and his best friends Olive and Squidgy, with all three regularly going off on ...

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Zodiak Kids Starts Production on Floogals

Zodiak Kids’ U.K production arm The Foundation has just started production on a new CG animation/live-action hybrid preschool series titled The Floogals. Based on an original idea from Dan Good and developed by the Foundation, The Floogals (52 x 11) is described as a show that follows the wild and comedic misadventures of three small and curious aliens from the Planet Floog. The 3 diminutive ...

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Scholastic Media to Present Astroblast at MIPJunior 2014

Fresh off a successful U.S. launch via the Sprout Network, Scholastic Media’s sci fi animated toon Astroblast! will be trying its luck on the international markets as Scholastic is planning to present the property to the international broadcast community during this year’s MIPJunior, at Scholastic Media’s booth (P-1.H83) ...

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