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Nick Germany Orders More Johnny Test

HALIFAX/LOS ANGELES/LONDON: DHX Media has firmed up a deal with Viacom Media Networks for the sixth season of Johnny Test, alongside a renewal for seasons one and two. In all, Nickelodeon Germany has 117 episodes of Johnny Test. The show, aimed at 6- to 11-year-olds, has been successful for the ...

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Lawless Entertainment to Rep Raising Maddie Worldwide

LOS ANGELES: Lawless Entertainment has agreed to globally represent the television production, publishing, licensing and merchandising rights for the kids’ property Raising Maddie. Raising Maddie was created by author Suanne-Margaret Hastings. The story follows the adventures of Maddison Malone, a curious and passionate young girl who has a bag full of ...

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Jim Henson Co. Names New Distributor for LatAm

HOLLYWOOD: Televix Entertainment has been chosen as the exclusive distributor in Latin America for The Jim Henson Company’s film and television content across all platforms, including TV, home entertainment, digital and mobile. Titles to be represented include Pajanimals, Dinosaur Train and Doozers, a spin-off of Fraggle Rock. Televix will also handle ...

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Lalaloopsy Slated for Treehouse in Canada

TORONTO/LOS ANGELES: MGA Entertainment and Corus Entertainment have partnered for Lalaloopsy, a new animated preschool series that is slated to debut on Canada’s Treehouse this weekend. Inspired by the popular girls’ toy line, Lalaloopsy incorporates themes of diversity, friendship and teamwork. The 52×22-minute show will feature the brand’s eight original ...

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DreamWorks Animation Buys YouTube Channel

GLENDALE: DreamWorks Animation SKG has inked a deal to acquire AwesomenessTV, one of the most popular tween/teen networks on YouTube with almost 500,000 subscribers. The animation studio has agreed to an upfront cash consideration of $33 million. If certain earnings targets are met in 2014 and 2015, DreamWorks Animation is ...

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Hub Network to Host Live Halloween Party

LOS ANGELES: This fall The Hub is scheduled to air The 1st Annual Hub Halloween Bash, a live celebration featuring a nationwide costume contest. The costume competition will select one finalist from every state in the U.S. The event will also include musical performances and a variety of family-friendly tricks and treats. It ...

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New Licensing Agent for PAC-MAN Series in Italy, Greece

GREENWICH/MILAN: 41 Entertainment (41e) has chosen Team Entertainment (TE) as the licensing and merchandising agent for PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures in Italy and Greece. PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures centers on an adolescent PacWorlder who wants to make the world a better place. The 26×22-minute animated show is scheduled to begin airing this ...

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Imira Entertainment Scores International Sales

BARCELONA: Imira Entertainment has sold several titles, including Sandra the Fairytale Detective, to a range of broadcasters around the globe. Italy’s Telecom picked up The Happets from La Tropa de Trapo for SVOD, while DeAKids snagged Lola & Virginia for pay TV. SIC took H2O: Just Add Water! from Jonathan M. ...

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Coolabi Brings New Head of Digital On Board

LONDON: Coolabi, a kids’ and family entertainment producer and rights management company, has hired Hangar Seven veteran Naomi Dare as its new head of digital. Dare will work under Michael Dee, Coolabi’s director of content. She will be charged with developing strategies to raise brand awareness and boost product sales ...

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Something Special Welcomes New Licensing Partners

LONDON: BBC Worldwide has named new publishing, seasonal confectionery and electronic learning aide partners for Something Special, a successful CBeebies show led by Justin Fletcher. The master publishing license has been awarded to Edmont Publishing, which is set to release an annual, two novelty titles and a pair of activity ...

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