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Disney Headline News

Disney Junior To Debut In February 2011

In February 2011, Disney Channel will debut Disney Junior, a new multiplatform brand devoted to children ages 2-7 and their families, it was announced today by Carolina Lightcap, president, Disney Channels Worldwide.

Television Headline News

Hasbro & Corus Reach Broad Animation, Live-Action Programming Deal

Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based production and distribution division of Hasbro, Inc., has reached a comprehensive programming and marketing agreement with Canada's leading kids and family TV broadcaster, Corus Entertainment.


Disney’s 'A Goofy Movie' (or at least part of it) lives – Live!

By Joe Strike | Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 11:39am

Disney’s 1995 backup animated feature A Goofy Movie – and one of its songs in particular – struck a chord with a generation of school kids who are now in college. Fan videos and mash-ups are nothing new, but one student took it a step – or two – further…

Short Headline News

South Park Creators Apologize for Lifting Dialogue

Matt Stone and Trey Parker have issued an apology to the unapproved lifting of dialogue from a CollegeHumor short, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

November Headline News

Teletoon at Night Programming Highlights November 2010

Teletoon At Night is a special programming block on Teletoon for older teens and adult audiences who have an appetite for smart and culturally topical comedy shows.


Ottawa - And then things got ugly

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at 11:01am

I met with Linda Simensky, the Vice-President for Children’s Programming at PBS. We had strawberries and tea as she graciously shared her 20-years experience on the international scene in public broadcasting, what produced locally stays local and what gets to go international. (More about that later). But things got ugly when I asked her to define “edutainment”. Here was her response:

Media Headline News

Disney XD Picks Up Kung Fu Magoo Feature

Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, announced today that the animated feature, Kung Fu Magoo, starring the iconic Quincy Magoo and the voice talents Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Kenny Mayne, Chris Parnell, and Alyson Stoner, will make its broadcast debut on the Disney Channel’s Disney XD Channel in key markets across the U.S., Germany, and Italy.

Headline News

4Kids Hungry for WordWorld Deal with Subway

4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (KIDE:PK), the children’s entertainment and merchandise licensing organization and WordWorld, have entered into a promotional partnership with SUBWAY Restaurants for the multiple Emmy Award-winning preschool series.

Headline News

TELETOON at Night Gives Sundays a Whole New Personality with Host Fred Kennedy

Sundays on TELETOON At Night – a programming block for older teens and adults – gets an extra punch of hilarity and absurdity this fall with the launch of TELETOON’s first-ever hosted block, Fred At Night.