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Zodiak’s Marathon Media Sets Up Hong Kong Post

PARIS: Marathon Media, a Zodiak Kids company, is opening an office in Hong Kong, tapping Stéphane Aldebert to head up the post as regional director for Asia. Aldebert will work to build on Marathon’s relationships with producers, animation studios, game developers, publishers, distributors, licensing agents and merchandising companies across the ...

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Almost Naked Animals Lands More Licensees

TORONTO: 9 Story Entertainment has secured additional licensees for the Almost Naked Animals merchandise program, including Basic Fun and Underground Toys. The licensees include Basic Fun, which will hold the global rights for non-talking plush, electronic handheld games, balls and key chains; Underground Toys, the North American and U.K. rights ...

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American Greetings Series Head to Turkey

NEW YORK: Digiturk’s JOJO channel in Turkey is to broadcast American Greetings Properties’ (AGP) Strawberry Shortcake and Care Bears series as well as Holly Hobbie & Friends specials. The agreement includes the rights to air seasons one and two of Strawberry Shortcake’s CGI series Berry Bitty Adventures, which debuted in ...

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Pocoyo Gets Publishing Deal with Random House

MADRID: Zinkia Entertainment has inked an agreement with Random House Children’s Books to develop a range of books for the U.S. and Canadian markets for its brand Pocoyo. Under the agreement, Random House will publish Pocoyo storybooks, leveled reader books, coloring and activity books, board/novelty books and ebooks in the ...

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Eden & Argus Partner Up for 3D Content

UDAIPUR: India’s Eden Animation Studio has secured a multi-property co-production deal with the Moscow-based Argus Group to create 3D content. The deal is for production of a 3D feature-length animated movie and a 3D TV series. Argus and Eden will jointly work on the film, based on a fantasy story ...

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Disney to Introduce New Princess

BURBANK: Disney has unveiled a new fairytale princess, its youngest ever, who will be voiced by Modern Family‘s Ariel Winter in the TV movie Sofia the First, which will premiere in fall 2012, followed by a full series in spring 2013. The Disney Television Animation productions aimed at preschoolers will ...

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PGS Lands Prime-Time Slots for Chaplin & Co.

PARIS: PGS Entertainment’s Chaplin & Co. is to launch in prime time on a number of international broadcasters, including France Télévisions, RAI Italy and TV Quebec. The series will also air on DR Denmark, MTV3 Finland, RTBF Belgium, RTP and SIC K in Portugal, Rustavi Georgia, Noga Israel and Cartoon ...

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Programmer Profile: Vme Kids’ Doris Vogelmann

PREMIUM: Doris Vogelmann, the director of programming and operations for Vme Media and Vme Kids, discusses her strategy for finding the best educational preschool shows for both Spanish-language networks. TV KIDS: How much of the schedules come from acquisitions? VOGELMANN: Most of our kids’ programming is from acquisitions. TV KIDS: ...

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Cartoon Network Asia Pacific Secures Horrid Henry

LONDON: Cartoon Network has picked up seasons one and two of Novel Entertainment’s animated series Horrid Henry from Target Entertainment for the Asia-Pacific region. The Cartoon Network deal includes the territories Australia, New Zealand, China and India. RUV in Iceland has picked up season three of Horrid Henry, while YLE ...

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Disney EMEA Brings Back Winnie the Pooh

LONDON: Disney Channels EMEA has commissioned a new preschool series that features the iconic character Winnie the Pooh, which will air on Disney Junior in 2012 in more than 21 countries worldwide. Called Tales of Friendship with Winnie the Pooh, the locally produced show is inspired by stories from the ...

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