Knowledge Network

Copied from Kidscreen - Lisa-Purdy

Lisa Purdy departs BBC & Knowledge Kids

Effective Nov. 18, director Lisa Purdy will step down from her role at the public education cable network.

Helen's Little School

Muse, Superprod in production on Helen’s Little School

The Montreal and Paris-based producers will shop the Canada/France copro at MIPCOM.

Knowledge Fall Launch-8

Photo gallery: Knowledge Network season launch event

A selection of pictures from Knowledge Network’s 2016-17 season preview event.

Hi Opie

Hi Opie! is coming home with a spin-off

Toronto’s marblemedia has partnered with TVO and The Jim Henson company to produce the live-action pre-school series Opie’s Home, which is slated to premiere in 2017.

Copied from Kidscreen - WildKratts

Production underway on Wild Kratts season five

9 Story Media has also inked a raft of new sales for the wildlife-themed animated program.


In brief: La Guerre wins Guichet d’or; spring premiere dates

Emergency Room and Game of Homes to bow in April, more accolades for La Guerre des Tuques 3D (pictured) and other news.

Copied from Realscreen - Rudy Buttignol

Knowledge Network reappoints Rudy Buttignol

Buttignol (pictured) will remain as president and CEO for a five-year term ending in 2020.

Copied from Kidscreen - Opie waving 10000

Hi Opie! greenlit for season two

The marblemedia preschool series will return this fall to TVO, City Saskatchewan and Knowledge Network.

Nico Can Dance

Atomic Cartoons dances into new demo, genre

Nico Can Dance! is Atomic’s first preschool series, as well as its first move into the live action-animation space.

image from shutterstock

Kidoodle.TV takes a drawing lesson

Earthtree Media’s kids series Learn to Draw from Norwegian cartoonist Oistein Kristiansen will stream in the U.S. and Canada on the SVOD platform.

Copied from Kidscreen - PawPatrol2

PAW Patrol line hits Toys ‘R’ Us

The new toy line for Spin Master’s PAW Patrol will debut in Toy ‘R’ Us locations across Canad and online on May 18.

Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH

Original docu-series a win for B.C.’s Knowledge Network

The premiere of Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH took its time slot in B.C.