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Masha and the Bear Expands DVD Collection

MOSCOW: Sony Music and Nordisk Film are set to launch DVDs for Animaccord Animation Studios’ Masha and the Bear animated series. Sony Music is going to distribute 26 fully dubbed episodes in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Alto-Adige and German-speaking Luxembourg. Meanwhile, Nordisk Film is releasing a trio of DVDs, also containing ...

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Super RTL & DreamWorks Animation Sign Output Deal

COLOGNE: Super RTL is gaining access to more than 1,200 hours of programming from DreamWorks Animation as part of a new agreement that is in place through 2020. The arrangement includes programming acquired through DreamWorks Animation’s purchase of Classic Media last year, including Lassie and George of the Jungle. The ...

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New L&M Property for Lawless

LOS ANGELES: Lawless Entertainment has taken on worldwide representation for the licensing and merchandising of the upcoming feature film The Hero of Color City, excluding the U.S. and Canada. Targeting kids 3 to 6, The Hero of Color City tells the story of a diverse group of crayons who protect ...

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New App for Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom

LONDON: Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom is launching a brand-new app, Magic School, developed by P2 Games. Available for download from the App Store, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom: Magic School offers seven magic-themed games inspired by the series. This is the second app based on Ben and Holly’s Little ...

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Disney Junior Delivers Appisodes to iOS Devices

BURBANK: Disney Junior Appisodes, the latest addition to Disney’s portfolio of iPhone and iPad applications, offers full-length episodes of shows, along with mini-games and interactive elements. The app is designed to be used by the preschool-aged audience. It comes with one episode for free, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Road Rally, and ...

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Megamax Expands to Two New Platforms

PRAGUE: Chello Central Europe has broadened the reach of its Megamax kids’ channel thanks to new carriage agreements in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.  Megamax is now part of the Slovak Magio Sat DTH and Czech Rio Media platforms. The channel, aimed at boys 7 to 14, offers locally dubbed ...

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New CEO at BinWeevils

LONDON: BinWeevils, a digital social portal for kids 6 to 12, has tapped Rod Henwood, a former managing director for Fox Kids UK, as its new CEO. Henwood originally invested in BinWeevils back in 2009. He takes over as CEO from fellow investor Richard Watney. In addition to his previous ...

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Sharon Osbourne Links Up with Disney for Book Deal

GLENDALE: Disney Publishing Worldwide is developing a children’s book around Sharon Osbourne’s character of Mama Hook from the hit Disney Junior series Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The adventures of Mama Hook will be chronicled in Mama Hook Knows Best: A Pirate Parent’s Favorite Fables. Due to hit stores ...

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Floppets Ties Up with Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products

LONDON: Floppets, producers of the small pocket money toys, is creating a line of collectable accessories that feature characters from such hit shows as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob SquarePants. The move follows on a two-year U.K. licensing agreement signed with Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products. Floppets will design ...

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