Jeremy Dickson

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YTV bows Slap Happy’s Nerds and Monsters

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Corus Entertainment’s YTV is set to bow Nerds and Monsters, the first original animated series from Vancouver and L.A.-based Slap Happy Cartoons.



Animation trade forum explores U.K.-B.C. copros

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In the wake of the U.K.’s new animation tax credit, animators and broadcasters representing B.C. and the U.K. will meet this month in London and Manchester.



Corus unveils Teletoon integration plan

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Toronto’s Corus Entertainment has revealed a divisional restructure based on the programming schedules of YTV and Teletoon being managed separately.



Rainmaker partners on second game-based film

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Rainmaker has entered production on Sly Cooper, its second film project based on a PlayStation video game franchise.



Holidays are a hit for YTV

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The Corus Entertainment-owned kidsnet sees its “Merry 6mas” promotion pay off as it ranks number one with kids and families in December.



KidsCo shuts down

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Canadian media co Corus Entertainment and NBC Universal announced they are axing their U.K.-based joint venture kids channel KidsCo.



kaboom! secures Walmart deal for holiday features

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Toronto-based kaboom! Entertainment, the kids and family label for Phase 4 Films, has inked a deal with Walmart Stores U.S. for the release of three Christmas-themed feature films.



Slugterra heads to China in wide-ranging deal

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Nerd Corps’ boy-skewing action property will launch in China through a deal between the Vancouver animation studio and Beijing, China-based Ciwen Media Group.



Shaftesbury teams with Laura Vandervoort on new girls’ series

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The Toronto-based indie producer and distributor has joined forces with the actor, writer and producer (Bitten, Smallville) on Super Duper Deelia, a new half-hour live-action series aimed at girls six to 12.



Spin Master unveils its first preschool series

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In a co-production partnership with Nickelodeon, the Toronto-based kids entertainment co is launching CG-animated preschool series Paw Patrol (pictured), the company’s first ever solely-owned IP.

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