Alexandra Whyte

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Broadcasters bite into Book Hungry Bears

Several publishing partners have also boarded the preschool series from Pukeko Pictures, Breakthrough Entertainment and Hengxin Shambala Kids.

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Nelvana president Scott Dyer to retire

Pam Westman has been named the president of the Corus-owned kids company effective Aug. 30, as Dyer retires after more than 20 years with the company.

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Netflix greenlights preschool series from DHX Media, Atomic Cartoons

The streamer’s slate includes CG-animated series like Hello Ninja and DreamWorks Go, Dog. Go!, plus more.

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Polly Pocket locks in new broadcast deals

Universal Kids has picked up season one and a just-greenlit season two of the toy-inspired show from DHX and Mattel.

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Apple TV to launch new Peanuts “doc” project

Produced by DHX Media, Imagine Documentaries and Tremolo Productions, Peanuts in Space: Secrets of Apollo 10 launches in May.

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Illumination exec takes over at DHX animation studio

Amir Nasrabadi will oversee animation production, including the making of DHX’s Peanuts content for Apple as the new EVP and GM of its Vancouver animation studio.

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Atomic Cartoons swims into Mermicorno series

Thunderbird’s kids division is partnering with Japanese brand tokidoki to develop an original animated series based on its toy characters.

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9 Story opens live-action division

The prodco’s new division will be led by VP of live-action development and production Jeremy Slutskin.

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DHX appoints new head of rights strategy

The kids media company has tapped Lara Ilie as VP of rights strategy and named Rachel Taylor as its new commercial director for WildBrain.

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marblemedia hires Donna Luke as VP of production

The former supervising producer for The Bachelorette Canada and Project Runway will oversee production and business affairs for marblemedia and D360.

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DHX to create new Peanuts content for Apple

The company will produce exclusive series, specials and shorts based on the legacy brand for the tech giant’s upcoming streaming platform.

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Nat Geo Kids snaps up three shows from 9 Story

The LatAm kidcaster has licensed Let’s Go Luna! (pictured), The Diary of Bita and Cora, and Finding Stuff Out.