Alexandra Whyte

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Holly Hobbie switches commissioning broadcasters

BYUtv is taking over from Hulu in the U.S. for future episodes, and Disney Channel has picked up the first three seasons of the show stateside.

WildBrain reconfigures its executive ranks

The Halifax-based media company has promoted two execs to its C-suite and hired a former Mattel exec as its first CMO.

9 Story hires first chief inclusion officer

Farrell Hall has held DEI roles at several not-for-profit organizations and will apply that expertise to the prodco’s content creation and production process.

Mainframe opens new Toronto studio

Led by Kim Dent Wilder, the studio is looking to recruit more than 100 Ontario-based employees to fill out its team, offering a hybrid work structure.

WildBrain Television picks up The Fabulous Show with Fay and Fluffy

Produced by Lopii Productions, the preschool cabaret series is hosted by a drag duo, and aims to foster inclusivity, kindness and a love of reading.

Nelvana signs first-look with Kyle Charles

The writer and illustrator will develop original animated content for all ages and platforms as part of the two-year deal.

WildBrain takes Headspinner’s Denis and Me to TV

The company has picked up the Headspinner-produced YouTube series for Family Channel, and will also take over global distribution and AVOD management.

Disney+ wrangles Dino Ranch

Boat Rocker Studios’ animated preschool series will be available on the SVOD in the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand next month.

Nelvana makes a wish with its new show

Preparing for delivery by the end of this year, redknot animated series Super Wish taps into the universal world of birthdays.

Nelvana gets in on Best & Bester

The series from Finland’s Gigglebug Entertainment will be coproduced by Nelvana and London prodco Eye Present, while Nelvana handles distribution.

eOne preps new Power Rangers series, movie

Tapping into owner Hasbro’s IP catalogue, director Jonathan Entwistle has been brought in to reimagine content for the Mighty Morphin brand.

Apple TV+ commissions a new WildBrain-produced Snoopy series

The pair are expanding their partnership with The Snoopy Show, which debuts globally in February 2021 exclusively on Apple TV+.