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Jim Henson Co. & France TV Team for Dinosaur Train Shorts

November 3, 2015

HOLLYWOOD: The Jim Henson Company is collaborating with France Télévisions on a series of Dinosaur Train shorts meant to teach young viewers the alphabet. France's Kayenta Productions has been commissioned to develop and produce 26×3-minute shorts featuring Dinosaur Train's Buddy …

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Kong: King of the Apes Secures U.S. Apparel Licensee

November 3, 2015

GREENWICH/NEW YORK: 41 Entertainment (41e) and Arad Animation have granted C-Life Group a license to produce apparel in the U.S. based on the upcoming Kong: King of the Apes cartoon. Through the deal, C-Life will launch T-shirts, fashion tops and …

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New Season of Cyberchase for PBS Kids

November 3, 2015

NEW YORK: Later this month, PBS Kids is due to debut the tenth season of Cyberchase, an Emmy-winning animated math series produced by Thirteen. Cyberchase follows the educational adventures of three kids and their bird friend as they use math …

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Report: TV Use Remains Strong Among Tweens

November 4, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO: TV is the media activity tweens engage in most often, according to a new report from Common Sense Media, which found that kids in the 8 to 12 demo spend an average of six hours a day on …

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Netflix Adds 5-Minute Videos Primed for Kids’ Bedtimes

November 5, 2015

BEVERLY HILLS: Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have unveiled Dinotrux 5 Minute Favorites, a series of five-minute videos meant to help parents with their bedtime-stalling kids. The idea behind the new 5 Minute Favorites is that parents can satisfy children’s requests …

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Trucktown, Mike the Knight Notch Up New Broadcasters

November 5, 2015

TORONTO: Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has licensed the preschool series Trucktown and Mike the Knight into Latin America and French Canada. Discovery Latin America has acquired the 80×11-minute series Trucktown. The broadcaster also picked up the third season of Mike the …

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Yo-Kai Watch Episodes Roll Out on YouTube

November 5, 2015

SANTA MONICA: Full episodes of the Japanese anime Yo-Kai Watch have launched on LEVEL-5 abby’s dedicated YouTube channel. The premiere episode was posted today, with more being added throughout the week. Subsequent chapters will air next Friday, with more going …