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Kartoon Channel! Expands to Vizio Smart TVs and New Airline Partners

Genius Brands’ family-friendly channel includes kids animated series ‘Baby Genius,’ ‘Angry Birds,’ and Stan Lee’s ‘Superhero Kindergarten.’

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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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‘Crafty’ 3D Paper Friends Get TV Show with Help from Maxon

Produced using Cinema 4D, Redshift and Red Giant, ‘Pop Paper City,’ LoveLove Films’ all-new series, follows a group of paper characters who go on crafting adventures together with the help of their live-action guardian, Helping Hand; the show launched last week in the U.K. and will soon roll out globally.

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‘Interrupting Chicken’ Teaches Kids Storytelling Outside the Lines

2D series adaptation of David Ezra Stein’s award-winning children’s book series about a young chicken whose imagination runs wild as she continually interrupts her story time premieres today on Apple TV+.

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Apple TV+’s ‘Slumberkins’ Offers a Safe Space for ‘Big Feelings’

New mixed-media preschool series from the Factory and The Jim Henson Company looks inside teaching kids to get along and share by showing them self-awareness and how to sort through their own feelings.

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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: Sneak Peek of ‘Wolfboy and the Everything Factory’ Season 2

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 7:00am

Nyx (Juno Temple from ‘Ted Lasso’) rallies the disarrays against Sprytes in a clip from the new season, which promises more whimsy with the wild, weird, and wonderfully epic adventures of Wolfboy, an imaginative oddball who discovers a strange realm at the center of the earth; the 2D animated series returns to Apple TV+ with all new episodes September 30.

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Disney’s ‘Firebuds’ Teaches About Heroism in Everyday Acts of Kindness

Emmy Award-winning creator and EP Craig Gerber's new animated musical adventure, about a team of young children of first responders and their talking vehicle sidekicks, helps kids learn what it truly means to be a hero; series launches today on Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney+.

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Apple TV+ Drops ‘Wolfboy and the Everything Factory’ Season 2 Trailer

The streamer promises more whimsy with the wild, weird, and wonderfully epic adventures of Wolfboy, an imaginative oddball who discovers a strange realm at the center of the earth; the 2D animated series returns this month with all new episodes.

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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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Peppa Pig Play Café Launches in China

Hasbro’s hugely popular global kids’ entertainment franchise and animated series character, at one time the center of controversy in the Middle Kingdom, OK’d for commercialization only a few years after facing sweeping bans. 

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Director Didier Ah-Koon and Mythology Expert Liv Albert Join TeamTO's ‘Next Level: Odyssey’

The animated series follows 11-year-old Kiran, who, after falling into a mythical world, must save Odysseus if he is ever to return home.

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DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Mighty Ones’ Returns for Season 3

The tiny backyard foursome ventures home only to discover it has changed forever - together they must navigate this strange new land; 10 new episodes drop on Hulu and Peacock next month - watch the trailer!

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Disney Branded TV Shares ‘Firebuds’ Trailer and Guest Voice Cast

Emmy Award-winning creator and EP Craig Gerber helms the new animated musical adventure coming in September on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney+; celebrity guest voice cast includes Padma Lakshmi, Melissa Rauch, Oscar Nuñez, José Andrés, Pamela Adlon, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Lisa Loeb, and Patton Oswalt.

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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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All-New ‘Hello Kitty: Super Style’ Series Coming in 2022

Kids First Distribution has inked a number of deals across Europe and Latin America for the original 3D animated series, based on Sanrio’s iconic franchise; commissioned by Amazon Kids+, the show is produced by Watch Next, Monello and Maga Animation Studio.

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Apple TV+ Drops ‘Lovely Little Farm’ Trailer

ILM tapped to produce visuals for the new live-action / CG animated hybrid kids’ series that follows 2 sisters caring for the animals on their family farm; the show premieres globally on June 10.

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Apple TV+ Orders ‘Eva the Owlet’

Based on the popular ‘Owl Diaries’ kids’ book series by Rebecca Elliott, and part of the Apple TV+ kids’ changemakers initiative, the show is infused with lessons encouraging kids to use writing as a tool for healthy self-expression.

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WarnerMedia Kids & Family EMEA Nabs ‘Jade Armor’ Broadcast Rights

TeamTO’s original series follows a teenage heroine who uncovers unexpected family secrets; show is slated for release on HBO Max and Cartoon Network in EMEA later this year.

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Quantum Storey and Hasbro Ink Multi-Year XR Content Deal

Company’s extended reality platform brings immersive and experiential storytelling to children’s entertainment company’s popular franchises; ‘My Little Pony-Virtual Magic’ will launch in spring 2022

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Cyber Group Studios Inks 3-Series Deal with Gulli

The French kids’ channel picks up 2 of the studio's new series -‘The McFire Family’ and ‘George Moby and Co.’ - as well as Season 3 of the popular cartoon ‘Taffy;’ the shows are slated to start production this year.

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‘Arthur,’ PBS’s Beloved Aardvark-Centric Series, Gets a New Digital Life

Dan Flynn, associate creative director of Hero4Hire Creative and lead animator on ‘Arthur’ digital productions, talks about the future of the long-running children’s animated series.

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