Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, and the National Football League, the most popular sports league among kids, are entering into their first production partnership to create the new, original animated short-form series, Rush Zone: Guardians of the Core for Nicktoons.
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Steven DeNure, President and COO of DHX Media is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Bartleman to the position of EVP Production and Development, DHX Kids.
HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment, has launched an all-new pro-social campaign based on the little star with big dreams, Angelina Ballerina, and is piloting this program at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in the Bronx.
Qubo Channel announces the launch of twelve new animated and live action series with several U.S. premieres that will roll out on the network beginning this summer through the fall of 2010.
Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world's leading entertainment brands, today announced the first season of Fat Albert and the Cosby kids(tm), the popular television series created by and starring Bill Cosby, is available for purchase on the iTunes Store (www.iTunes.com).
Sprout, the first 24-hour preschool destination available on TV, on demand and online for kids ages 2-5 and their parents and caregivers, and DECODE Enterprises, the distribution subsidiary of DHX Media, announce the exclusive U.S. launch of dirtgirlworld, the first green living series for preschoolers.
Blue Sky’s David LaMattina and Chad Walker are the creators of Brownstones to Red Dirt, a documentary centering on a pen pal program linking kids an ocean apart who have the odds stacked against them: at-risk Brooklyn sixth graders and African war orphans. Want to do something nice for kids in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn and Sierra Leone Africa at the same time – and come away with a beautiful piece of art for your troubles? It’ll cost you a few well-worth-it bucks,
After waiting, less than patiently, as Scandinavia, Australia and Southeast Asia reveled in the scam-fuelled, ruinous mayhem that is “Ed, Edd ‘n Eddy’s Big Picture Show”, American fans have finally been rewarded.
Cookie Jar Entertainment is launching Jaroo.com with the hopes of it becoming a Hulu for kids, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Everyone's favorite preschool scientist, Sid, star of SID THE SCIENCE KID, is hearing a lot of talk this fall about how to stay healthy, which leads him to ask lots of questions about what can make a person sick and what he can do to keep from getting sick.
A Squared Entertainment LLC, a new children's media company formed by veterans Andy Heyward (Co-President) and Amy Moynihan (Co-President), has teamed up with AOL to unveil a new slate of purpose-driven entertainment brands for children. The programs will feature some of the most iconic personalities of all time -- Warren Buffett, Gisele Bundchen, Martha Stewart and the late Carl Sagan -- and will entertain and teach kids about finance, the environment, creativity, and science.
Press Release from E1 Entertainment
Toronto / Los Angeles / London -- July 14, 2009 -- E1 Entertainment is pleased to announce the addition of Swin Chang as Director of Development for Kids and Animation at E1 Television. Based out of E1's corporate headquarters in Toronto, Chang reports directly to Frank Saperstein, SVP Kids and Animation in the Los Angeles office.
Press Release from Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network, the number one kids' channel in Asia Pacific, has partnered with HP to launch the inaugural Toon Creator Awards, an online animation contest for children, in July 2009. Open to kids aged 6-14, the contest provides a regional platform for young talent from Australia, India, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore to showcase their creativity through technology.
Diversifying into various forms of animation have help Bradissimo in these tough economic times. Rick DeMott talks with SVP Josh Fisher to find out the secrets to their success.
Press Release from Cartoon Network
Officially kicking the summer television season into high gear, Cartoon Network's newest animated series TOTAL DRAMA ACTION premiered Thursday night (June 11, 9 p.m.) as the most-watched program of the day on all television-broadcast and cable-among kids 6-11, kids 9-14 and boys 2-11, 6-11 and 9-14, according to preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research.
Press Release from Disney
Growing its Total Day audience for the 3rd consecutive week, this week ranked as Disney XD's most-watched week ever (includes Toon Disney) in Kids 6-14 (155,000) and Boys 6-14 (97,000), surging over year-ago levels (week of 6/9/08) by an impressive 45% (107,000) and 29% (75,000), respectively. In Total Viewers (300,000), this week was the net's 4th most-watched week of all time, increasing by a solid 13% year to year (266,000).
Press Release from Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon's hit animated series, THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR (Sunday, June 14, 10 a.m. ET/PT) averaged 3.7 million total viewers (P2+) and ranked as the week's top kids' show with P2+ on all of basic cable with the repeat performance of "The Hidden/Kingdom Come". The Penguins Saturday morning play ("Little Zoo Coupe/All Choked Up", June 13, 10 a.m. ET/PT) ranked as the number-one telecast for the week with kids 2-11 (5.8/2.0 million, +23%) on broadcast and cable TV.
Press Release from Animagic Entertainment
Carpinteria, CA (June 3, 2009) Animation producer Animagic Entertainment announced today that it has reached an agreement with Fremantle Corporation for worldwide distribution of its BALLOONATIKS full-length, feature film project, which is currently in pre-production. Additionally, Fremantle Corporation is in discussion with Animagic to distribute 26 half-hour BALLOONATIKS CGI television series episodes, which are also currently in pre-production for the 2010 season.
Press Release from The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Company today announced that it will re-brand its Jetix channels in five Central and Eastern European countries to become Disney Channel, the world's leading kids TV brand. Kid-driven, family inclusive Disney Channel is set to launch later this year in Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Bulgaria, increasing the channel's distribution to 12 million households in the CEE region. Disney Channel will be localised for the market with programming dubbed in local languages.
Press Release from Nickelodeon
NEW YORK, May 12 -- Nickelodeon's ICARLY took it to another level this week as the hour-long "iDate a Bad Boy" special (May 9, 8 p.m. ET/PT) was basic cable's overall top show among both sports and entertainment programming. ICARLY brought in 6.5 million total viewers (up +183% in delivery over last year's time period), which was +2% ahead of the number-two ranked basic cable program, the Los Angeles Lakers/Houston Rockets playoffs on TNT (Wednesday, May 6).
Press Release from Nick India
Mumbai 4 May 2009: As kids merry make and enjoy their summer picnics and have loads of fun! It's also time for them to indulge in some shopping. Nick and Only Kidz announce the launch of a whole new range of Tableware and Back To School range with the most loved Nicktoon DORA THE EXPLORER!