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Deals: Space, Mongrel, Nelvana, DHX

Space picks up the intergalactic drama The Expanse (pictured), and more deals of the week.

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Nelvana to rep Peppa Pig in Canada

Entertainment One has signed Nelvana as the exclusive Canadian licensing and brand agent for its hit preschool property Peppa Pig.

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Nelvana charms more licensees for preschool series

Nelvana Enterprises has inked a trio of new licensees for Nelvana/Spin Master copro Little Charmers, which debuted on Nick US and Treehouse Canada in January.

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Nelvana to develop ‘Very Fairy’ animated series

The series will be based on actor Julie Andrews and her daughter Emma Walton Hamilton’s preschool-targeted books.

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Deals: Picture Box, DHX, Nelvana

Picture Box Distribution sells TVOKids series Lady Vocab (pictured) to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and more deals of the week.

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Nelvana, Cepia partner for ZhuZhu Pets TV series, toys

Nelvana has joined forces with Cepia to bring its robotic hamsters to a new generation of kids via a new animated series and relaunched toy line.

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NATPE ’15: DHX, Nelvana

DHX Media closes deals across Europe, Australia, Latin America and the Middle East for Dr. Dimensionpants (pictured), and more NATPE news.

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Battle of the Planets blasts into the 21st century

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Japan’s d-rights are rebooting the cult anime series for a new generation of boys.

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John Cassaday to step down as Corus Entertainment head

The long-time head of the Canadian media group is to retire at the end of March 2015, to be replaced by Doug Murphy.

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Corus boosts global presence with new digital offerings

The company is partnering with U.S.-based Fingerprint on a mobile platform for preschoolers and expanding its relationship with the KIN MCN.

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Nelvana pacts with Brown Bag, Candy Bear for girl-centric preschool series

One day after announcing its new Camp Yeti series, Nelvana is joining forces with Brown Bag Films and Candy Bear to produce an original series for under-fives, Cozy Island.

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Nelvana pacts with Bob the Builder creator on preschool series

Nelvana is developing a new CG animated series with U.K.-based Abominable Snowman.