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Disney Junior picks up Boat Rocker’s Dino Ranch

The Boat Rocker Studios and Industrial Brothers-produced preschool series is set to land on the U.S. network in 2021.


Corus Entertainment picks Guru Studio’s Pikwik

The preschool series will launch on Treehouse next year to coincide with its U.S. debut on Disney Junior.

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PJ Masks flies into production on season three

Season two of the eOne and Frog Box-produced series will launch on Disney Junior internationally and France5 in February.


Upfronts ’17: Corus adds blockbuster series to specialty lineup

Showcase and ABC Spark will both be home to new Marvel shows, while History will debut Knightfall from exec producer Jeremy Renner.

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PJ Masks greenlit to season two

The series (pictured), produced by eOne and France’s Frog Box, airs on Disney Junior channels worldwide.

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Deals: DHX, Mosaic, Nickelodeon, Multiple Media

Mosaic Entertainment’s Tiny Plastic Men (pictured) heads to Hulu, and more deals of the week.

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DHX’s Michael Goldsmith on rethinking kids TV

From Playback magazine: DHX TV’s director of original programming on pushing the boundaries of kids shows and his strategy for the newly acquired Family and Disney channels.


9 Story inks cartoon dev deal with Imagination Movers

The indie producer plans an animated TV series based on a live action show about four blue-suited musicians.


CRTC approves DHX Media takeover of Family Channel

Few strings were attached by the regulator as it gave the Teletubbies owner change of ownership approval for its $170 million deal with Bell Media.


Bell Media sells four TV properties to DHX Media for $170M

The Halifax-based producer picks up Family Channel and three Disney-branded channels that had been on the auction block following BCE’s $3.38 billion purchase of Astral Media.


9 Story sells Daniel Tiger to Disney channels

The animated preschool series has been picked up by Russia’s Disney Channel, and Disney Junior in Latin America and Southeast Asia.

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Disney and Nickelodeon snap up Bejuba’s Big Block SingSong

Canadian boutique distributor Bejuba! Entertainment has sold its 49 x two-minute preschool series Big Block SingSong to Disney Junior for the U.S., Australia, Japan and Spain.