Articles Tagged ‘YTV’

BBC acquires Sidekick animated series


The deal with Nelvana Enterprises will see the first two seasons of the Canadian cartoon head to the U.K.

YTV bows Slap Happy’s Nerds and Monsters


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.

Corus unveils Teletoon integration plan


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

Holidays are a hit for YTV


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

YTV looks to build buzz ahead of Some Assembly Required debut


The new live-action youth series from Thunderbird Films looks to engage fans online and off ahead of its just-announced January premiere.

Canadian deals for PorchLight’s zom com


Animated tween flick Daddy, I’m a Zombie from the California-based entertainment co has been licensed for TV in English and French Canada.

YTV commissions new series from DHX and Grojband creators


Looped, a new DHX Media 2D-animated series created by Neptoon Studios, has been greenlit for production. The series has been commissioned by Corus-owned YTV in Canada and has pre-sold to Germanys Super RTL.

9 Story sells Nerds and Monsters to ABC Australia


The animated series from indie animation studio Slap Happy Cartoons was recently greenlit by Corus Entertainment’s YTV.

YTV and Tricon team for The Next Star: SuperGroup


The spinoff series, to debut in spring 2014, will move from a TV talent show for solo performances to one based on building a “super” five-piece boy and girl band.

9 Story sells YTV prank series to Nick U.K.


Following the company’s acquisition of CCI Kids children’s and family library earlier this summer, the Canadian studio has sold the General Purpose Pictures, CCI Entertainment and YTV reality series Extreme Babysitting (pictured) to Nickelodeon U.K..

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