Patrick Callan

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Nick preps DHX Media’s The Other Kingdom

The live-action show created and executive produced by Thomas W. Lynch is set to bow April 10 on Nickelodeon in the U.S.

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Peppa Pig grows Aussie licensing lineup

With preschool property Peppa Pig surpassing US$1 billion at retail, IP owner eOne has expanded its licensing program Down Under.

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Kidoodle TV goes global, announces new partnerships

Kidoodle.TV is now available in 145 countries worldwide via the Apple App Store and Google Play.

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D360 signs raft of North American deals

Distribution360, a marblemedia company, has sold more than 260 eps to broadcasters and digital platforms across North America.

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Golden Bear renewed as ITNG master toy partner for Ireland, U.K.

DHX Brands has renewed its licence with U.K.-based master toy partner Golden Bear for revived preschool brand In the Night Garden.

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Spin Master sees more double-digit growth in Q3

The toy and entertainment company saw Q3 gross profit jump 37% to US$205.2 million and revenue rise by 31.7% to US$386.8 million.

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Amazon Studios greenlights Sinking Ship series

Sinking Ship’s Dino Dana will bow on Amazon’s Prime Video platform in 2016, along with two other new original series.

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Nelvana, Oktobor, Playmates Toys pact on Mech Mice

The multiplatform game is being turned into an animated action-comedy series for kids aged 6 to 11.

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DHX Brands to launch In the Night Garden baby line

DHX Brands is launching an infants licensing program based on its In the Night Garden property that will be available at U.K. retail in spring 2017.

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Spin Master ups two senior execs

Patricia Burns (pictured) has been promoted to senior director of production and supervising producer while Courtney Sanford is now running the company’s new SpindoTV digital platform.

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Girls & preschool sales help triple Spin Master’s Q2 profits

With skyrocketing sales in its girls and preschool segment, toyco Spin Master more than tripled earnings and posted a 19.9% increase in revenue in Q2 over 2014.


Spin Master ups Laura Clunie to VP entertainment

The promotion comes six months after the former eOne Family exec joined the company.