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Lego takes on Skylanders with its own toys-to-life game

Sago Sago dishes on developing for the preschool market

An indie state of mind: Small developers dominate upper app ranks


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Muppet madness invades YouTube Space LA

Beloved Muppets Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and more are teaming up with a roster of YouTube stars in a new content partnership between The Muppets Studio and YouTube Space LA.


Study: YouTube top site for US tweens and teens

With its plethora of short-form content, gaming-focused videos and music offerings, YouTube ranked as the top site for US tweens and teens in the latest report from US market research firm KidSay.


Ellen DeGeneres interprets Dr. Seuss for Netflix

Adapted for television by Jared Stern, the animated Green Eggs and Ham will not surprisingly feature the character Sam I Am.


Hopster ready to take show on the road

iKids Weekly talks with Hopster’s founder and CEO Nick Walters about the SVOD service’s upcoming global expansion and what the future holds for kids VOD platforms.


Kids TV ad agency locks in partnership with SuperAwesome

As more advertiser attention shifts to the digital space, New Jersey-based kids ad agency The Beacon Media Group has joined forces with the UK’s SuperAwesome to tap into the world’s largest kids digital advertising network.


Vme Kids secures exclusive Spanish-language rights to UMIGO

Miami-headquartered Spanish-language network Vme TV is set to launch math-focused UMIGO videos and appisodes, from WTTW Chicago National Productions and DHX Media, for 24/7 US sister channel Vme Kids.


Magazine

Our spring edition of iKids Digital is now available! We’re taking a look at the looming rise of VR in kids entertainment, how MCNs are boosting the marketing might of kidsnets, and the rise of artificial intelligence in kids tech toys.

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