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Animated TV Series Headline News

PBS KIDS ‘Work It Out Wombats!’ Coming in 2023

Produced by GBH KIDS and Pipeline Studios, the animated show about a trio of marsupial siblings will demonstrate computational skills for preschoolers, providing them with powerful tools for self-expression and problem solving.

Snoopy Blasts Off! Headline News

‘Snoopy in Space’ Season 2 Blasts Off on Apple TV+

In all-new episodes premiering today, Snoopy heads to Mars on NASA’s Artemis I mission; in plush form, the famous canine astronaut will serve as the zero-gravity indicator on the uncrewed journey – STEM-based curriculum supporting the launch is available for grades K-6 on multiple platforms.

We Always Need More Snoopy! Headline News

Apple TV+ Drops ‘Snoopy in Space’ Season 2 Trailer

Is there life out there in the universe? Join Snoopy and the Gang on their interstellar quest to find the answer; produced in partnership with Wildbrain, all 12 new episodes premiere Friday, November 12.

STEAM Standards Headline News

STEAM Accreditation Program Launched for Toy Industry

The Toy Association and the Good Play Guide start program to evaluate and certify kids’ products based on ‘STEAM’ - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math criteria; ‘STEAM Stamp of Approval’ can be used for product packaging as well as digital and traditional marketing platforms.

TV Animation Headline News

Sneak Peek Weekend: ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ Episode 1 Premiere

The exclusive Kartoon Channel! event runs January 29-31 and will feature an introduction from series co-executive producer and star, Arnold Schwarzenegger; the shows officially debuts Spring 2021.

Community Outreach Headline News

Disney and Lucasfilm Teaming with Nonprofit FIRST Robotics on New Challenges Season

Studios’ 2020-2021 youth robotics collaboration, FIRST Game Changers, powered by ‘Star Wars: Force for Change,’ helps expand STEM learning for students around the world.

Business Headline News

GoldieBlox and Toonz Media Group to Co-Develop Kid and Family Animation Slate

Multi-year partnership will use top-tier creative talent to combine STEM with new stories, creating new animated series that promote learning and discovery; original IP will be developed across multiple platforms. 

Business Headline News

EU Skills Report Sites Serious Lack of Gaming Talent

76% of responding game companies cite difficulties in finding skilled staff; finds that while 45% of EU gamers are women, increase in STEM studies and careers for women are essential in the training of the future workforce.  

Disney Headline News

‘Star Wars: Force for Change’ Expands Global Philanthropic Initiative

Disney and Lucasfilm will provide a $1.5 million donation, in-kind and mentorship resources to help expand access to worldwide K-12 nonprofit FIRST programs.

Licensing Headline News

Technicolor and Nekton to Partner on ‘The Deep’ Education-Entertainment Development

Animated underwater adventure series based on Tom Taylor’s graphic novel at center of planned cross-platform content expansion. 

Women in Games International Headline News

WIGI Powers Up to Help Greater Los Angeles Girl Scouts Earn Innovative Patch for Video Game Design

Girl Scouts and Women in Games International will work with game developers at PlayStation’s Santa Monica studio to create and test their own video game prototypes and designs.