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New Exec Appointments at Saban Brands

October 27, 2015

LOS ANGELES: Saban Brands has hired five new executives for its retail, consumer products, marketing, creative and legal departments. Tori Cook joins Saban Brands as senior VP of global retail business development, while Marcy George becomes VP of global consumer …

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Kuu Kuu Harajuku Readies for Debut on Eleven

October 28, 2015

SYDNEY: Kuu Kuu Harajuku, a new animated series exec produced by singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani, is slated to make its world premiere on Eleven next month. Kuu Kuu Harajuku follows the adventures of a girl named G who forms a musical …

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Suzy’s Zoo Lands on Happykids.tv

October 28, 2015

SAN DIEGO: The Future Today-operated preschool channel Happykids.tv has acquired ten episodes of the animated series Suzy’s Zoo: A Day with Witzy through a deal with Lawless Entertainment. The episodes will be available on Happykids.tv via various platforms, including Roku, …

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Disney-Branded Footwear Heading to Latin America

October 28, 2015

BURBANK: The Walt Disney Company has expanded its deal with footwear licensee The Leomil Group for branded products in Latin America. The shoe company has begun sales of products based on Frozen, the Disney character Minnie and the upcoming Pixar …

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Sendokai Champions Food Promotion Launches in Spain

October 29, 2015

MADRID: Spanish pastry-producer Dulcesol has launched a food promotion tied to the animated kids’ series Sendokai Champions. As part of the promotion, premiums of the show’s main characters will be found within packs of Dulcesol’s Rounds cookies. The campaign will …

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First Movie from Canada’s Family Feature Production Fund

October 29, 2015

TORONTO: Corus Entertainment and Telefilm Canada have selected the first theatrical production from the Family Feature Production Fund, and principal photography has been concluded on the project. The Family Feature Production Fund was launched to increase production of Canadian English-language live-action …

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November Debut for New Hasbro Series Blazing Team

October 29, 2015

PAWTUCKET/SHANGHAI: The new Hasbro animated series Blazing Team is set to premiere next month on the Discovery Family channel in the U.S., with international distribution to follow in 2016. The series is produced by Chinese toy entertainment company Guangdong Alpha …

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Disney XD Original Movie Set for November Premiere

October 29, 2015

BURBANK: Disney XD’s original movie Mark & Russell's Wild Ride is slated to debut on the channel next month. The comedic adventure follows Mark and Russell, best friends who embark on a wild adventure across town to help a DMV …