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.
Disney EMEA snaps up Cracké
Disney EMEA has acquired the animated slapstick series Cracke from Quebec City-based studio Squeeze.
Hulu snaps up Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave
Hulu has secured the exclusive SVOD rights to season one of Sprout/CBeebies-commissioned preschool series.
The Youth Media Alliance French-language award winners are…
Pixcom Productions, Attraction Images Productions, Zone3 and Telefiction Productions all picked up multiple wins at the 2016 YMA French-language Awards of Excellence.
DHX Media revenues dip 2% in Q3
A 63% bump in L&M revenues helped DHX Media overcome declines within its distribution, proprietary production and TV businesses. (The Next Step Wild Rhythm Tour pictured.)
DHX licenses Rainbow Magic from Mattel
The deal will enable the studio to develop and produce multi-platform content based on the hugely popular children’s book series.