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One-liners: Noteworthy news nuggets

• Toronto, Canada-based CCI Entertainment's Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs is currently the top-rated preschool show in Germany, where it airs on Super RTL. The show is also ranked number-two in Australia on pubcaster ABC.
• Disney has again enlisted the help of Marlee Matlin for its upcoming My First Signs Baby Einstein DVD. She first appeared in Baby Wordsworth, teaching kids household words and this time around the Oscar-winning actress is aiming to introduce wee ones to various language concepts; the title rolls out at mass retail on March 13.
Animania HD has acquired 26 x half hours of Toronto, Canada-based Portfolio Entertainment's RoboRoach; the high-def version of the show is slated to start airing later this month.
March 9, 2007

• Toronto, Canada-based CCI Entertainment’s Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs is currently the top-rated preschool show in Germany, where it airs on Super RTL. The show is also ranked number-two in Australia on pubcaster ABC.
• Disney has again enlisted the help of Marlee Matlin for its upcoming My First Signs Baby Einstein DVD. She first appeared in Baby Wordsworth, teaching kids household words and this time around the Oscar-winning actress is aiming to introduce wee ones to various language concepts; the title rolls out at mass retail on March 13.
Animania HD has acquired 26 x half hours of Toronto, Canada-based Portfolio Entertainment’s RoboRoach; the high-def version of the show is slated to start airing later this month.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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