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A2E2 Unveils New Stan Lee Project

BEVERLY HILLS: A Squared Elxsi Entertainment (A2E2) is developing stories across multiple platforms and formats based on the new comic series Stan Lee’s Mighty 7, in which the legendary comic-book artist Stan Lee introduces a new group of super heroes. The deal will feature transmedia content based on the new characters, ...

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Jelly Jamm to Air on Gulli

CANNES: Vodka Capital has secured a slot for its preschool series Jelly Jamm on France’s Gulli, building out its European presence. Other broadcasters on board include Clan/RTVE in Spain, Channel 5’s Milkshake in the U.K., Cartoonito in Italy and RTP 2 in Portugal. Additional free-to-air rights went to Cartoon Network ...

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Tween Shows Prove Popular for FME

CANNES: The tween series Really Me and My Babysitter’s a Vampire have made their way to new broadcast homes, with FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) signing a raft of fresh deals for the shows.  The first two seasons of Really Me have been sold to such broadcasters as ABC in Australia, K ...

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Echo Bridge & MTV International Extend Degrassi Partnership

CANNES: Echo Bridge Entertainment has finalized an exclusive multi-territory licensing deal with MTV International for seasons 10 and 11 of Degrassi. MTV International will bring these two seasons to its channels in the U.K., Benelux, Scandinavia, Italy, Latin America, Germany, Australia, Spain, Australia and other territories. Additionally, the pact sees ...

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Florrie’s Dragons Set for KI.KA

CANNES: Studio 100 and the German children’s channel KI.KA have finalized a license deal for the preschool show Florrie’s Dragons.  KI.KA gets the exclusive German TV rights for the show for a five and a half year period. The series, targeted at 3- to 6-year-olds, is produced by Wish Films, ...

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Animasia Bringing ABC Monsters to Kidobi

TORONTO/KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian animation outfit Animasia Studio has licensed the SVOD rights for the preschool series ABC Monsters to the Kidobi digital platform in Canada and the U.S.  The 22×22-minute series spotlights 26 cuddle "monsters" that live within the walls of Capital Castle. The educational preschool show will be ...

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9 Story Pacts with Luk International

CANNES: Luk International has picked up Camp Lakebottom, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and Numb Chucks from 9 Story Entertainment for Spain and Portugal.  Luk already handles sales for the 9 Story titles Almost Naked Animals, Best Ed and Futz! for these territories. Camp Lakebottom, an animated comedy, is set in a ...

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WorldScreenings.com: New Children’s Shows for MIPTV 


CANNES: Watch clips and read information about the latest preschool, kids and tween shows available at the market on WorldScreenings.com.  The Screening Rooms for MIPTV allow you to watch clips, create playlists and access detailed program descriptions for the latest preschool, kids and tween shows available at the market. Use the keyword ...

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Genao Productions Hires New Artistic Producer

PARIS: Billy has been hired by Genao Productions, formerly Timoon Animation, to serve as the artistic producer in charge of designing new unscripted programs and drama concepts for family audiences.  Isabelle Dinh Van Chi retains her role as artistic producer in charge of developing animated series. Billy, who will report ...

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Lagardère Active & Switchover Form Partnership

PARIS: France’s Lagardère Active, which operates the channels Gulli, Canal J and TiJi, among others, and Italy’s Switchover Media have entered into a strategic alliance that will pave the way for the joint acquisition of exclusive free- and pay-TV broadcasting rights as well as licensing and home-video rights.   The ...

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