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Netflix Headline News

Netflix Announces Four New Animated Kids Series

Streaming service will premiere four new animated shows: ‘Kulipari: An Army of Frogs’ and ‘Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan and Jane’ along with preschool shows ‘Cirque du Soleil - Luna Petunia’ and ‘Puffin Rock.’ 

Cartoons Headline News

Jackie Chan Returns to ‘Toons with ‘Adventures of La & Zy’

Written by Randy Rogel of ‘Animaniacs’ and ‘Pinky and the Brain’ fame, CG animated series produced by Dasym Media will be the martial arts icon’s first return to the small screen since ‘Jackie Chan Adventures.’

DQ Entertainment Headline News

DQ Entertainment Posts Year-End Earnings

India’s DQE shows adjusted pre-tax profits of $306.2 million, up from last year’s earnings of $299.9 million; operating profit before financing costs and foreign exchange rose to $964.2 million from $647 million. 

Licensing Headline News

Federico San Martin Joins Henson as VP, Global Consumer Products

Former DreamWorks Studios executive to oversee licensing activities for The Jim Henson Company’s celebrated fantasy and beloved children’s brands like ‘Dinosaur Train,’ ‘Sid the Science Kid,’ and ‘Doozers.’

Disney Television Animation Headline News

Disney XD Debuts ‘Future-Worm!’ Shortform Series

Shortform series created and executive produced by Ryan Quincy to serve as teasers for full-length animated series on Disney XD slated for a 2016 premiere.

Licensing Headline News

‘Wild Kratts’ Expands Global Licensing Program

Kratt Brothers Company and 9 Story Media Group expand ‘Wild Kratts’ licensing program to include Halloween costumes, cake toppers and games and puzzles, with new products expected to hit shelves in the fall of this year.

Television Headline News

HBO Orders Two Seasons of The Duplass Bros.’ ‘Animals’

New animated adult television series ‘Animals,’ created by Phil Matarese & Mike Luciano and produced by Duplass Brothers Television, to debut exclusively on HBO in 2016.

9 Story Media Group Headline News

9 Story Sends Second Season of ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood’ to Latin America

9 Story Media Group licenses second season of award-winning preschool series ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood’ to Disney Junior Latin America.

Dentsu Entertainment Headline News

Evolution Appointed Licensing Agent for ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ and ‘LBX’

Dentsu Entertainment and LEVEL-5 appoint leading licensing and merchandising agency to bring hugely popular multimedia franchises to the U.S. and Canadian markets.

Owen Rixon Headline News

‘Toonocalypse’ to Premiere at Edinburgh International Film Festival

Live-action/animation hybrid short by Owen Rixon to compete for the prestigious McLaren Award at the 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival.

PGS Entertainment Headline News

PGS Lands New Broadcast Deals for ‘Jungle Bunch: To The Rescue!’

Season two of award-winning series from Tat Productions and Master Films headed to France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Poland, Lithuania, Quebec, the Middle East, Indonesia and New Zealand.

Titmouse Headline News

Titmouse to Produce ‘Fancy Bastards’ Pilot for MTV

Half-hour animated comedy to be executive produced by Jason Micallef, Kristen Schaal, Josh Turner McGuire and Trevor Engelson alongside series writers Price Peterson, Ryan Sandoval and Lily Sparks.