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Guru, Baby Octopus form creative partnership

The first project on the dev slate from the new partnership is Pepi, based on a series of best-selling books from Laura Ljungkvist.

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Let’s Talk TV: The kids biz

Ahead of this fall’s CRTC hearings, a look at what a pick-and-pay world could mean for the broadcasters and producers of kids content in Canada.

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Guru Studio gets digital with Guru Arcade

The Toronto studio is looking to develop original digital IP and brand extensions for TV series.

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Target Canada goes kaboom! in branded retail deal

The family label of Phase 4 Films has secured exclusive branded space across Target Canadian retail branches for a suite of Treehouse Presents DVDs.

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Production begins on Nelvana’s Trucktown

Nelvana Studio’s new animated children’s show Trucktown is based on the best-selling series of books of the same name.

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Dinopaws gets greenlight

The international co-production involves Toronto kids’ programming specialists Guru Studios and Canuck children’s broadcaster Treehouse along with the U.K.’s Impossible Kids, Kindle Entertainment and CBeebies.

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Peppa Pig comes to Canada via new Corus deal

Entertainment One Family has sold seasons one to six of its hit Astley Baker Davies-produced series Peppa Pig to Corus Entertainment’s 24-hour preschool net, Treehouse.

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Orders for kids’ This is… franchise and Canuck Bookaboo

The twin deals come as Canadian broadcasters continue banking on pre-school TV series to build audiences.

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Corus launches fall kids channel schedules

YTV, Treehouse and Nickelodeon Canada bring a mix of long-running and new series to its fall programming lineup.

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Cogeco Fund announces 20 recipients

CBC/SRC programming wins big as the latest round of funding is announced.

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Franklin celebrates birthday with books, TV series

Corus Entertainment-owned Kids Can Press, Nelvana Studio and Treehouse are joining forces to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the preschool character Franklin.

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Hasbro Studios inks output deal with Corus

Hasbro Studios, the year-old L.A.-based production and distribution division of toy giant Hasbro, has inked a volume licensing deal with Canadian broadcaster Corus Entertainment for a whack of its animated and live-action fare.