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The Jim Henson Company Secures More Deals for Dot. and Dinosaur Train

The Jim Henson Company has recently announced a raft of new deals with broadcasters from around the globe, for the latest episodes of two award-winning preschool shows, Dinosaur Train and Dot. The deals cover the former’s fifth season and the latter’s second season. The list of new partners include Spain’s TV3 and Ireland’s TG4, which have acquired season five of Dinosaur Train. TV3 ...


The Jim Henson Company helms new Teddy Ruxpin series

The Jim Henson Company has signed on to create a new animated fantasy adventure preschool show based on the classic Teddy Ruxpin toy. Partnering up with the talkative bear’s owner Alchemy II, the show will be animated at the Henson Digital Puppetry Studio, who’s previously brought shows like Sid the Science Kid to life. The series will focus on themes including self-esteem, empathy, ...


Dot. to Return for its Second Season

Industrial Brothers and the Jim Henson’s animated series Dot. has recently earned a second season order, after an impressive first season performance in the US on Universal Kids, with a subsequent (and equally impressive) release on CBC in Canada and streaming service Hulu. The second season will be debuting this fall and will consist of 26 x 11 minute episodes. For the uninitiated, Dot. is a ...


Doozers Season 2 Greenlit by Hulu

According to a recent announcement, streaming service Hulu has just renewed their first original kids’ series, Doozers, from the Jim Henson Company. This preschool-targeted CG series features characters from Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock property and will be produced and animated by DHX Media, with company heads Lisa Henson and Halle Stannford serving as executive producers for The Jim Henson ...


Jim Henson Inks Several Partners for Dinosaur Train

In the desire to continue expanding the worldwide presence of Dinosaur Train’s products program, The Jim Henson Company brings on numerous new licensing partners in main territories to deliver products inspired by Craig Bartlett’s Emmy nominated preschool series Dinosaur Train, which is now in its 4th season. JHC in Germany has signed on TV Mania for accessories and apparel, and GEDA Labels ...


The Jim Henson Company Partners with FranceTV for Dinosaur Train Shorts

The Jim Henson Company has recently entered into a partnership with France Televisions for the production of a series of educational shorts based on the animated series Dinosaur train, the fourth season of which is currently in production at Henson. The new shorts are expected to debut this December. The shorts are being developed by Paris-based Kayenta Productions, with an eye towards 26 ...


Boomerang Brings Dinosaur Train to Latin America

The Jim Henson Company’s CG animated kids’ series Dinosaur Train will be having their huge paw print on Latin America soon, because a new licensing agreement with Boomerang Latin America will see the dinosaur- oriented show distributed across the region, starting on Monday, August 10. Created by Craig Bartlett of Hey Arnold! Fame, Dinosaur Train follows Buddy the T-Rex and his adoptive ...


Doozers Find Their Way to Germany

The Jim Henson Company’s award-winning CG kid’s series Doozers will be making its way to Germany soon, thanks to the signing of new media partners in the region. The deal will see the modern take on the classic Fraggle Rock characters join the catalogue of KiKA, which is a joint venture of ARD and ZDF. Doozers will follow the adventures of the Pod Squad; Spike, Molly Bolt, Flex, and Daisy ...


The Jim Henson Company Awards UK License for Cult Classic Series Farscape to BSKYB

In time for the celebration of its 15th Anniversary, the cult sci-fi series Farscape has just been licensed by the U.K.’s BSKYB for broadcast on PICK, with the entire series set to debut on Monday, April 21st, 2014 at 6:55 PM. The original Farscape series, which consists of 88 x 60 minute episodes, is known for fusing live-action, state of the art puppetry, prosthetics, and CGI that was state ...


Dinosaur Train Gets New International Deals

The Jim Henson Company’s multi-award winning animated children’s series Dinosaur Train continues to build momentum across Europe, while riding high on several new international deals related to consumer products, TV, Home Entertainment, and Digital licensing. The Announcement was made today by EVP of Global Distribution for The Jim Henson Company, Richard goldsmith: “Europe continues to be ...

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 ...


Nickelodeon Australia Licenses Henson’s Doozers

The Jim Henson Company has recently announced that their new animated children’s series, Doozers, has just been licensed by Nickelodeon Australia, with the broadcaster planning to air the series via their preschool channel Nick Jr. The show already premiered in Australia last October 7, with new episodes airing weekdays at 9 am on Nick Jr via Australia’s subscription television ...

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