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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Headed to Spain

LONDON/NEW YORK: The all-new CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series, which launches this fall on Nickelodeon in the U.S. and internationally, has been picked up by Televisión Española (TVE) to air across the Spanish market on Clan. Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) scored a three-year deal with the national Spanish ...

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New Programming Director in Place for Gulli

PARIS: Sébastien Liefferinckx is taking over responsibilities as the programming director for Gulli, which is part of the Lagardère Active portfolio. Within the company’s bouquet, Liefferinckx will also be responsible for the youth and family multiplex—Gulli, Canal J, TiJi, La Chaîne du père Noël. Liefferinckx will report to Laurent Micouleau, ...

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Dinosaur Train Extends Licensing Roster

LOS ANGELES: New international licensees are on board for The Jim Henson Company’s Dinosaur Train, which has also secured a Russian licensing agent. TOMY will be working on a Dinosaur Train product line for the U.K. and Germany for spring 2013. The line will include the launch of the Dinosaur ...

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Q&A: AG Properties’ Jeffrey Conrad

NEW YORK: Jeffrey Conrad, the president and chief creative officer at AG Properties, tells TV Kids about his strategy for refreshing classic brands and creating new ones. For more than 100 years American Greetings Corporation has been producing greeting cards for the global market. In that process, it has created some ...

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Disney Sets New Standards for Food Advertising for Kids

BURBANK: The Walt Disney Company is introducing a new set of standards for the type of food advertising allowed to run during programming targeting kids and families. In an effort to inspire kids to lead healthier lifestyles, Disney is ensuring that all food and beverage products that are advertised, sponsored ...

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WAKFU to Air on Cartoon Network & Boing in Europe

ROUBAIX: Ankama and Cartoon Network are bringing two seasons of WAKFU to several countries across Europe starting this summer. Season one will air in France on Cartoon Network starting in January 2013, with season two coming in 2014. In Spain, the first season will broadcast on Boing as of this ...

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JAKKS Pacific & Nerd Corps Pact on Slugterra

MALIBU: JAKKS Pacific is on board to manufacture, distribute and market a line of toys based on the animated series Slugterra, from the Nerd Corps Entertainment catalogue. Slugterra is set to air on Disney XD in fall 2012. The sci-fi, action-comedy adventure series has 39 half-hour episodes, along with 39 ...

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A2E2 Signs Up Canadian Agent

LONDON: A Squared Elxsi Entertainment (A2E2) has tapped Kaleidoscope Entertainment to handle distribution for its content in Canada in a new three-year deal. The pact covers free- and pay-TV as well as non-linear services in both English and French. The Kaleidoscope deal covers A2E2’s programming only. A2E2’s in-house licensing team will ...

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Toon Goggles to Stream YFE’s Heroes of the City

LOS ANGELES: The online kids’ portal Toon Goggles has sealed a deal with Your Family Entertainment (YFE) for the rights to stream the preschool property Heroes of the City. The 3D animated series is about a set of rescue vehicles in a city where everyone can be a hero. The ...

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