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Ánima Estudios Adds to International Sales Team

MEXICO CITY: Ánima Estudios has appointed Gastón Cami to the newly created position of international sales VP. In his new role, Cami will at first be responsible for pursuing sales and distribution in Latin America for Teenage Fairytale Dropouts, the studio’s most recent television show. He joins the company with several years ...

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The Chica Show to Broadcast on NBC Kids

PHILADELPHIA: The Sprout original series The Chica Show is joining the NBC Kids Saturday morning lineup on February 9. The series first aired on Sprout in November and was the network’s highest rated original series premiere to date. With its launch on NBC Kids, the show will double its reach ...

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New Show in Development for TELETOON Canada

OTTAWA/PARIS: Mercury Filmworks and Technicolor are jointly developing the animated comedy Atomic Puppet for TELETOON in Canada. The 2D animated series is targeting 6- to 11-year-olds. It was created by Mark Drop (Matt Hatter Chronicles, Jake and the Never Land Pirates) and Jerry Leibowitz (The Mouse and the Monster). In ...

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Kidobi Adds Sky Vision Shows

TORONTO: Continuing to build up its library, the online video platform Kidobi has added several preschool series from Sky Vision for streaming in the U.S. and Canada. Series being added to Kidobi.com include Castle Farm, City of Friends, Hana’s Helpline, Happy Valley, The Music Makers and Jakers. The shows will ...

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eOne Family Welcomes New Head of International Sales

LONDON: Monica Candiani is joining eOne Family as the company’s new head of international sales. In her new role, Candiani will report to Olivier Dumont, the managing director of eOne Family. She will work out of the company’s London office. Her duties, among others, will include managing the international television, home ...

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SUPER RTL to Air m4e Preschool Show in 2014

HÖHENKIRCHEN/MUNICH: Leo Lausemaus (Tip the Mouse), a new CGI series for preschoolers, is slated for broadcast on SUPER RTL next year. In addition to the television rights, SUPER RTL will manage the German-language licensing and merchandising program for the property. The worldwide distribution rights are held by m4e outside of Italy, ...

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The WotWots to Air on Happy Playhouse Block in China

WELLINGTON: The animated preschool series The WotWots, from Pukeko Pictures, is headed to China’s CCTV-11, where it will air on the programming block Happy Playhouse. The show currently airs in more than 100 countries. In China, the series will launch early this year, with a run of 78 episodes, 26 ...

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Cartoon Network Plans Road Show to Showcase New Series

ATLANTA: Ahead of the official Kids Upfront season, Cartoon Network is hitting the road for a 15-city tour to present its new series directly to key clients and promotional partners. Continuing through March, the Cartoon Network Road Tour will feature network, ad sales, marketing and programming executives traveling to more ...

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9 Story Enterprises Acquires New Animated Series

TORONTO: 9 Story Enterprises, the global distribution arm of 9 Story Entertainment, is starting to include acquired content in its catalogue and has picked up the international distribution rights to Slap Happy Cartoon’s Nerds and Monsters, a new animated comedy series. Meant for children between the ages of 6 and 11, ...

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