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Dora and SpongeBob head to personalized books

Nickelodeon has forged a licensing deal with children’s book platform Put Me In The Story to create personalized titles featuring Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants.


Netflix buys live-action Richie Rich series from AwesomenessTV

AwesomenessTV CEO Brian Robbins hand-plucked Richie Rich from the DreamWorks Classics portfolio. The reimagined Richie Rich, where the world’s wealthiest boy is a self-made tycoon, will hit Netflix in North and Latin America in early 2015.


Cinedigm corrals content deal with Vimeo On Demand

Distributor Cinedigm has inked a deal with Vimeo to bring releases from its catalog to the online video platform, starting with My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks.


Hopster leaps onto smart TVs

UK-based preschool TV app Hopster has secured new distribution deals with Freesat, Amazon Fire TV and EE TV to bring its catalog of content to smart TVs across the region.


Amazon cues up Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street

The new live-action six to 11 series from first-time creator David Anaxagoras is set for a US debut on November 21 on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video.


PBS KIDS debuts Odd Squad on digital prior to TV launch

PBS KIDS is rolling out full-length video content for new series Odd Squad on digital platforms one month prior the show’s US broadcast debut. Ira Rubenstein, GM of PBS Digital, gives Kidscreen Daily the scoop.


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Our fall edition of iKids Digital is now available! We’re taking a look at the migration of virtual worlds to mobile, how to find success in the mobile education space, wearable tech for kids and much more.

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