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Imira Entertainment’s Sergi Reitg

It has been about a year since Toonz Entertainment acquired the Spanish production and distribution outfit Imira Entertainment. With the transaction, Imira gained the TV and licensing rights for Toonz Animation-produced content in regions where it has an established foothold, including Europe, the U.S., Latin America and Africa. Imira also ...

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The Lion Guard’s Ford Riley

Later this month, Disney Channel will premiere The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar, a prime-time television event that continues the story of the hit 1994 film The Lion King. The 44-minute animated special follows Kion, the son of Simba, as he assembles the members of the new Lion Guard, ...

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Gwen Stefani

Gwen Stefani talks to TV Kids about the inspiration behind the new animated show Kuu Kuu Harajuku, which is sold by DHX Media. TV KIDS: What sparked your passion for the Harajuku culture? How has this influenced you creatively? STEFANI: I feel like travelling the world impacted me in ways that ...

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Viacom’s Cyma Zarghami

Cyma Zarghami, the president of Viacom’s Kids & Family Group, tells TV Kids how providing fun shows, must-see live events and really cool games and content on linear and nonlinear platforms have been the pillars of her group’s success. TV KIDS: Nickelodeon has always done extensive research. What can you ...

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ABC TV’s Deirdre Brennan

Deirdre Brennan, the head of children’s TV at Australia’s ABC, speaks to TV Kids about how much has changed since her last stint at the broadcaster and offers up insights into what her audiences expect from the service today. TV KIDS: The kids’ business has changed so much in the ...

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Arad Productions’s Avi Arad

NEW YORK: Avi Arad, founder of Arad Productions, tells TV Kids about how he is working with 41 Entertainment, which is handling TV, licensing and merchandising rights, to build new shows into global brands that help kids understand the importance of protecting wildlife and the environment. TV KIDS: When you ...

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