Jeremy Dickson

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eOne takes Peppa Pig to Japan

TV Tokyo has snapped up the hit preschool series, while Sega Toys prepares to launch a country-wide consumer products program.

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Joan Lambur exits Breakthrough, launches new prodco

Toronto-based Lambur Productions aims to be a new major player in children’s and family programming, with prodco Sinking Ship on board as an investor.

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WOW!’s Rainmaker hires director of production

Greg De Winter will now oversee Rainmaker’s new 2D content division and lead the studio’s original productions operations.

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YMA hands out English-language Awards of Excellence

Sinking Ship Entertainment and Relish Interactive scored multiple wins at last night’s 2017 Youth Media Alliance English-language awards ceremony.

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Boat Rocker, MarcoPolo team up

The exclusive deal will see both companies partner on new original animated television and digital series for preschoolers.

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Sinking Ship lands 27 Daytime Emmy nominations

The Toronto company scored noms for Odd Squad and three other series, while Guru Studios’ Justin Time GO! and Thunderbird’s Beat Bugs are also up for awards.

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Marie McCann to run CBC Kids

After holding the position on an interim basis following Martin Markle’s departure, the programming exec has officially been named CBC Kids’ senior director.

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Sprout grows original programming slate

The NBCUniversal-owned net has greenlit Industrial Brothers and Boat Rocker Studios’ Remy and Boo.

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Mercury Filmworks, Cartoon Saloon launch Irish studio

The Canadian and Irish companies have launched Lighthouse Studios, a new Kilkenny-based prodco expected to create 140-plus jobs in the next three years.

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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.

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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.

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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.