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‘Karma’s World’: An Invaluable Education in Black Character Animation

Series head writer Halcyon Person shares how Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges’ hit children’s show pushes boundaries and tell stories never told before in animation, representing both the Black experience and Black culture of a true Brooklyn neighborhood; Season 4 now streaming on Netflix.

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Global Mechanic Reveals New Kids’ Animation Slate and Partnerships

Studio’s new lineup includes ‘Wolf & Button,’ ‘Oddly Kids,’ ‘Shy Willow,’ ‘What on Earth,’ ‘Junior Explorers Club, and ‘Cup + Pup’ series designed to provide meaningful and educational content for young children.

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Exclusive Clip: ‘Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of The Sky’ Season 4

AWN readers get a sneak peek at the final season of DreamWorks Animation’s original CG animated series about Viking twins Dak and Leyla and their exciting adventures; new episodes debut today on Peacock.

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‘Sago Mini Friends’: Helping Kids Appreciate the Big and Little Things in Life

Showrunner and executive producer Tone Thyne talks about his charming new animated preschool series, based on the ‘Sago Mini World’ app, which features Harvey the floppy-eared dog and models optimism, kindness, and gratitude, now streaming on Apple TV+.

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Peacock Teases ‘Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of The Sky’ Season 4 Trailer and Art

The final season of DreamWorks Animation’s original CG animated series, about Viking twins Dak and Leyla and their exciting adventures, comes to the streamer this month.

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‘Deepa & Anoop’: Making Kids Smile Bollywood Style

Now streaming on Netflix, Munjal Shroff’s colorful new music-driven animated series, Mattel Television’s first original series, follows a young girl and her half-ton color-changing baby elephant best friend, self-appointed ‘concierges of fun’ at the Mango Manor bed and breakfast.

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‘Eureka!’: An Inventive Imagination Runs Wild in a Prehistoric Paradise

Children’s book author/illustrator Niamh Sharkey and ‘Doc McStuffins’ producer Norton Virgien discuss their new CG animated series about a young girl inventor who uses creative ‘thinkering’ to modernize her dinosaur-filled community, premiering today on Disney Junior and Disney+.

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‘Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky’ Season 2 Trailer and Key Art Revealed

New episodes of the DreamWorks Animation original CG animated series, about Viking twins Dak and Leyla and their exciting adventures, stream February 3 exclusively on Peacock.

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Genius Brands and ChizComm Founders Part Ways Under Contradictory Claims

Harold and Jennifer Chizick are out less than a year after their company was acquired by the growing kids’ media company; business will continue under the leadership of Donna MacNeil and Kathleen Campisano.

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Peacock Shares ‘Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky’ Trailer and Art

DreamWorks Animation’s all-new original CG animated series about Viking twins Dak and Leyla, rescued and raised by dragons, and their exciting adventures protecting and defending their winged friends and family, premieres on the streamer November 24.

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DreamWorks’ ‘Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of The Sky’ Coming to Peacock

Streamer expands its kids’ programming slate with all-new original animated series about the Viking and Dragon world, premiering November 24; new episodes of ‘Curious George,’ ‘Madagascar: A little Wild’ as well as holiday special ‘Madagascar: A Little Wild Holiday Goose Chase’ all coming soon.

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Nelvana Launches ‘Talent Incubator: Black Write Edition’

The initiative, developed in partnership with Kids Can Press, is designed to discover, support, and mentor emerging Black storytellers and illustrators in Canada; selected creatives interested in kids’ TV animation with receive support in pitch development and an introduction to industry professionals.

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Moonbug’s Expanding its Kids’ Slate on Peacock

Shows scheduled to join ‘Little Baby Bum’ and ‘My Magic Pet Morphle,’ now available on the streaming platform, include ‘Arpo,’ ‘Gecko's Garage,’ ‘Go Buster,’ and ‘Playtime with Twinkle.’

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Voodoo Highway: Navigating the Music of Kids’ Animation

For composers and partners Graeme Cornies, James Chapple, and Brian Pickett, scoring for shows like ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’ and ‘Bakugan’ is more than mere child’s play.

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Nickelodeon Announces Its Biggest Animation Slate in 40 Years

By Dan Sarto | Friday, March 19, 2021 at 8:48am

Network unveils aggressive set of greenlights and new series announcements at virtual upfront show, as it continues to expand across the kids and families entertainment space.