A cross-section of the kids entertainment industry’s top leaders, from Hulu, Amazon Studios, Nickelodeon, DreamWorks TV and Disney Digital Media, are now set to offer up new insights to the 1,600 attendees expected at next month’s Kidscreen Summit in New York.
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific’s SVP and MD of entertainment networks Sunny Saha has announced he is stepping down from his position with the Cartoon Network parent company effective at the end of February.
Europe’s biggest visitor attraction operator Merlin Entertainments has joined forces with Finland’s Rovio Entertainment to launch the first-ever Angry Birds 4D experience, which is set to debut at Merlin’s Thorpe Park Resort in Surrey, England this May.
The first Mister Maker (pictured) and Tickety Toc standalone magazine titles are set to hit UK shelves next year following two publishing deals between brand owner Zodiak Kids and Immediate Media and Signature Publishing.
On the heels of yesterday’s announcement from NBCUniversal that it has taken full ownership of 24-hour preschool network Sprout, the media company and Canada’s Corus Entertainment has revealed they are axing their UK-based joint venture kids channel KidsCo.
In a move to strengthen its online content experience for kids and families in time for the important holiday season, Toys ‘R’ Us has unveiled the Toys ‘R’ Us Toy Channel, a refreshed version of its YouTube channel featuring exclusive videos, news and product information.
On the heels of its successful exhibitor debut at BLE last month, Cyprus-based entertainment company Outfit7 has announced a number of new international licensing partnerships for its popular Talking Tom and Talking Friends multiplatform franchise.
As part of its ongoing venture with Finland-based vacation travel services provider Holiday Club Resorts, Angry Birds owner Rovio Entertainment has picked Gran Canaria, Puerto Rico as the location of its fourth and largest outdoor Angry Birds Activity Park.