Elizabeth Foster

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood grows with new licensees

Fred Rogers Productions and 9 Story Brands have inked a raft of new agreements and renewed a number of licensing partnerships for the preschool property.

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Cirque du Soleil swings into TV with Big Top Academy

Cirque’s first live-action children’s show is produced by Montreal’s Apartment 11 Productions.

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Ricky Zoom races onto TV

The new animated preschool series from eOne will premiere in spring/summer 2019 in France, Italy and LatAm.

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CBC/Radio-Canada dives in with Big Blue

The pubcaster has greenlit an animated comedy-adventure series from Guru Studio.

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9 Story unveils new consumer products division

Launching at next week’s Licensing Expo, 9 Story Brands will be co-managed by the prodco’s consumer products VP, Kristin Lecour, and Out of the Blue’s Kyra Halperin.

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Sesame Workshop, Nelvana strike deal

In addition to content airing exclusively on Corus’ Treehouse net, Nelvana will now represent Sesame Street’s licensing efforts in Canada.

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Spin Master acquires plush manufacturer Gund

The USD $79-million purchase sees Spin Master expand further into the infant toy and specialty gift category, and marks the latest in a string of acquisitions for the company.

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Guru Studio continues to expand exec team

The Toronto-based prodco has hired former Portfolio Entertainment director of international sales and acquisitions Jonathan Abraham.

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Cartoon Network, Teletoon open up Total Drama Daycare

Fresh TV’s cult hit franchise is back with a prequel series that ages down its animated stars.

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YMA Andra Sheffer Scholarship winner named

Youth Media Alliance has also added three to its board of directors, as Alexandra Raffe and Vince Commisso’s terms come to an end.

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Spin Master’s new dino-might

Inside Spin Master Entertainment’s action show based on a dinosaur-themed comic book series from the creator of The Walking Dead.

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Nelvana greenlights D.N.Ace

The original animated series, created by Matt Wexler, mixes fact with science fiction and is headed to Teletoon in Canada.