Turner Kids YouTube channels get leg up from WildBrain
A number of Turner International’s local-language YouTube channels will benefit under new management from DHX-owned online kids network WildBrain.
Odd Squad spin-off to launch on PBS Kids
The digital short-form series, produced by Sinking Ship Entertainment and The Fred Rogers Company, will premiere on the U.S. pubcaster’s YouTube channel and video app.
Big Bad Boo sends 1001 Nights to China
The Vancouver studio has signed a multi-year deal to air its animated comedy on CCTV’s linear and VOD services.
9 Story grows Wild Kratts in China
9 Story Media Group has expanded the presence the Wild Kratts brand in China with new deals across broadcasting, digital platforms and licensing.
Bejuba! taps new sales director
BRB Internacional’s former international sales manager Emilie Pasquet has joined Bejuba! Entertainment as its new head of sales.
Georgaklis moves from Teletoon to Nelvana
Industry veteran Athena Georgaklis has shifted roles within Corus Entertainment, leaving Teletoon to head up development for Nelvana.
DHX Media licenses more content to Amazon
DHX Media has signed an exclusive deal with Amazon for its original series Looped (pictured) and licensed more content including The Busy World of Richard Scarry.
All eyes on digital ahead of Sprout’s Terrific Trucks debut
Breakthrough Entertainment coproduced the live-action series with the U.S. preschool net.
Fangbone! to launch on Disney XD U.S.
Disney XD will premiere the series from Toronto-based Radical Sheep Productions on July 5 in the U.S.
Kids’ CBC to rebrand
As part of a winter rebrand to CBC Kids, the Canadian pubcaster will introduce new content, hosts, and part ways with veteran presenter Patty Sullivan (pictured).
Tricon and Lupus team up on new toon
Tricon Kids & Family and Lupus Films are in development on My Big Red Head, a new animated comedy from the BAFTA-winning writing team of James Lamont and Jon Foster.
UK pubcaster CBBC greenlights third season of Eve
The teen sci-fi drama is produced by Leopard Drama, a division of Argonon.