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One-liners: Noteworthy news nuggets

• Toronto, Canada-based Nelvana has gone into production on another 26 eps of animated series Grossology and Di-Gata Defenders. The first season of Grossology has been sold to broadcasters including Discovery Kids (Canada, US), while Jetix UK, Nickelodeon France, TF1 and 4KidsTV have aired Di-Gata's first season.

• Preschool puppet series Mustard Pancakes will debut on the all-new Ion Television Network on Friday, October 12. The preschool franchise currently has a DVD and CD deal with Universal Music and Video Distribution.

• Fort Lee, New Jersey-based Giddy Gander Company has inked an apparel and headwear license with Crossroads Designs for The Wumblers. The preschool series airs on Trinity Broadcasting Network in the US.
September 27, 2007

• Toronto, Canada-based Nelvana has gone into production on another 26 eps of animated series Grossology and Di-Gata Defenders. The first season of Grossology has been sold to broadcasters including Discovery Kids (Canada, US), while Jetix UK, Nickelodeon France, TF1 and 4KidsTV have aired Di-Gata‘s first season.

• Preschool puppet series Mustard Pancakes will debut on the all-new Ion Television Network on Friday, October 12. The preschool franchise currently has a DVD and CD deal with Universal Music and Video Distribution.

• Fort Lee, New Jersey-based Giddy Gander Company has inked an apparel and headwear license with Crossroads Designs for The Wumblers. The preschool series airs on Trinity Broadcasting Network in the US.

About The Author
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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