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Blogs 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:

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.

Headline News Former Dora Voice Actress Sues Nick

Caitlin Sanchez, the former voice of Dora the Explorer, has filed suit against Nickelodeon, MTV Networks and Viacom, claiming that she was not paid what she was promised when she took the iconic role at the age of 12, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Cartoon Network Salutes Ben 10: Ultimate Alien on 10-10-10

Cartoon Network celebrates a landmark day for its iconic global franchise, Ben 10, online, on-air, with the fans and at stores with a special multi-platform promotion culminating on October 10, 2010, otherwise known as 10-10-10!

Blogs New Road Runner & Coyote Shorts from Warner: The Matt O’Callaghan Interview

By Joe Strike | Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 10:40am

When Warner Bros. asked Matt O’Callaghan to return their yin-and-yang, would-be predator and hoped-for prey pair Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner, to the big screen – only in CGI-shape and 3D-depth, O’Callaghan took a deep breath and delivered the goods – and fortunately for all involved with the production, without once resorting to Acme technology…

Headline News Comic-Con to Stay in San Diego

Comic-Con International: San Diego, the largest comics convention of its kind in the world, today announced it will be staying in San Diego for the foreseeable future.

Headline News “SOUTH PARK” Returns with all New Episodes Beginning on Wednesday, October 6 at 10:00 PM on Comedy Central

All-New Season 14 Episodes Available In HD On xBox LIVE, iTunes, Sony Playstation Network, Amazon Video On Demand, Zune Marketplace And New Episodes Also Available On SouthParkStudios.com And COMEDY CENTRAL On Demand

Headline News FCC Investigates Nick's Skechers-Produced Toon

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 9:36am

Due to a complaint by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, the FCC is running an inquiry into whether the Nicktoons' Skechers-produced toon ZEVO-3 violates the rules between blending entertainment and advertising during kids programming, reports Variety.

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