A new deal forged by independent Canadian broadcaster Channel Zero will see 24-hour South Asian children’s channel Halla Bol! Kids TV become the first channel in the Hindi-language kids category on US pay-TV provider DISH Network this summer.
L.A.-based Genius Brands International has appointed industry veteran Stone Newman as the brand management company’s president of global consumer products.
Netflix has confirmed the appointment of former Nickelodeon SVP of live-action development Brian Wright to a senior executive role that will see Wright head up original kids and family programming for the popular streaming service.
Splash Entertainment’s free VOD kids network Kabillion has joined forces with Base79, the largest YouTube partner outside North America, to increase the global viewership for its popular Kabillion YouTube channel and launch new original programming.
Nick is switching things up for its annual Worldwide Day of Play. This year, three of its on-air hosts will literally take the show on the road, travelling to various US cities and hosting local events to build excitement for the big day, September 20, when Nick will go dark in an effort to get kids outside and active.