Jeremy Dickson

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Disney, Netflix unleash more Air Bud content

The Vancouver-based prodco is readying its first TV series, Pup Academy, for Disney Channel in the U.S., and struck a deal with Netflix on a new movie.

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9 Story to walk Clifford around the world

The company has been appointed as the global distributor for Scholastic Entertainment’s revamped Clifford The Big Red Dog series.

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DHX closes Peanuts minority stake sale

The deal sees Sony Music Entertainment Japan buy 49% of the media co’s 80% interest in the Peanuts brand for $235.6 million in cash.

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Cottonwood teams with Sarah Haasz

The former Family Channel exec has been tapped to help develop the French prodco’s growing North American slate of live-action and animated series.

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Bristow Global Media ups Daniel Bourre

As the prodco looks to expand its kids content slate, its appointed the former TVO producer as EP, Kids.

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Montreal’s Oasis to expand 2D operations

Having secured a $3.3-million investment, the Montreal studio will produce new seasons of Arthur and Kulipari, and double its workforce.

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Headspinner to recharge Frightenstein kid classic

Co-founders Michelle Melanson and Ken Cuperus discuss the Toronto company’s first rights acquisition.

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Sinking Ship’s Giver wins at Daytime Emmys

The Toronto prodco, which received 17 nominations, took home the award for best educational or informational series.

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Netflix partners on trio of animated preschool series

9 Story-owned Out of the Blue will produce Charlie’s Colorforms City alongside DHX Media.

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Boat Rocker buys Fremantle’s Kids & Family Entertainment division

The acquisition brings popular FremantleMedia kids properties including Danger Mouse and Bitz & Bob into the Boat Rocker fold.

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DHX inks Supernoobs TV deals

Season two of the original 2D-animated comedy will head to Cartoon Network channels in EMEA and Asia Pacific, as well as Family Channel in Canada.

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CBC Kids greenlights more Gumboot Kids fare

Imagine Create Media’s Scout & The Gumboot Kids is getting a third season, plus a crafting-themed digital spinoff and a music-based interstitial series.