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JAKKS Pacific & Nerd Corps Pact on Slugterra

MALIBU: JAKKS Pacific is on board to manufacture, distribute and market a line of toys based on the animated series Slugterra, from the Nerd Corps Entertainment catalogue. Slugterra is set to air on Disney XD in fall 2012. The sci-fi, action-comedy adventure series has 39 half-hour episodes, along with 39 ...

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A2E2 Signs Up Canadian Agent

LONDON: A Squared Elxsi Entertainment (A2E2) has tapped Kaleidoscope Entertainment to handle distribution for its content in Canada in a new three-year deal. The pact covers free- and pay-TV as well as non-linear services in both English and French. The Kaleidoscope deal covers A2E2’s programming only. A2E2’s in-house licensing team will ...

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Toon Goggles to Stream YFE’s Heroes of the City

LOS ANGELES: The online kids’ portal Toon Goggles has sealed a deal with Your Family Entertainment (YFE) for the rights to stream the preschool property Heroes of the City. The 3D animated series is about a set of rescue vehicles in a city where everyone can be a hero. The ...

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Zodiak Kids Presells New Preschool Show to Nick Jr.

LONDON: The new 3D preschool series Quick Quack, Duck! has been licensed by Zodiak Kids to Nickelodeon to air on Nick Jr. channels around the world, including the U.S. The show, produced by Zodiak Kids’ The Foundation, features the adventures of a 7-year-old boy and his devoted duck, called Quack. ...

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Cartoon Network Names Comedy Animation VP

BURBANK: Cartoon Network has upped Curtis Lelash to VP of comedy animation from his current post exec producing the hit series Adventure Time and Regular Show. Lelash will oversee the development of Cartoon Network’s animated comedy series, from pilot development through series production. He will also retain oversight for Cartoon ...

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Disney Junior UK Brings Back Art Attack

LONDON: A second season of the children’s arts and crafts show Art Attack is headed to Disney Junior UK, this time led by presenter Lloyd Warbey. Developed and produced by Disney Channels EMEA, the series makes its return this June. The second season will feature 27 new half-hour episodes, presented ...

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Video Interview: 9 Story’s Vince Commisso

NEW YORK: Vince Commisso, co-founding partner, president and CEO of Canadian outfit 9 Story Entertainment, offers up his perspectives on the shifting kids’ landscape in this video interview.   9 Story Entertainment is approaching its ten-year anniversary, having opened its doors in September 2002. During this time, 9 Story has delivered ...

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Vintage Care Bears Episodes Come to Canada

NEW YORK: The original Care Bears series from the 1980s is airing on TELETOON Retro in Canada via a deal with American Greetings Properties. The show’s classic episodes are airing on TELETOON Retro in English and in French. The character property features a group of huggable, furry friends, all living ...

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