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Target gets behind DC Super Hero Girls

As the girl-skewing superhero concept continues to show some serious retail potential, a merchandise line inspired by the new DC Super Hero Girls brand will hit Target stores next month.

The Force drives record-breaking quarter for Disney

The astounding success of Star Wars: The Force Awakens continues to reveal itself in the bottom lines of entertainment companies, the latest being Disney, which has posted record-breaking quarterly earnings of US$2.9 billion for Q1 2016.

Amazon orders four seasons of Thunderbirds are Go

The revival of the 1960s cartoon, which has already aired for one season in linear television in Australia, will now air on Amazon Prime across multiple territories.

9 Story boards Netflix’s Magic School Bus reboot

9 Story Media Group has joined forces with Netflix and Scholastic as a producer on the rebooted version of the 1990s animated children’s series The Magic School Bus, which will bow on the SVOD as a Netflix Original Series next fall.

Peekaboo Barn app strikes duo of licensing deals

Oregon’s Night & Day Studios, home to the popular Peekaboo Barn preschool app, has forged two consumer product licensing deals for its flagship brand.

The 2016 Kidscreen Awards winners are…

In a highly anticipated presentation event hosted by renowned comedian Allana Harkin, the global kids entertainment industry saluted the best work in children’s television and digital media at the annual Kidscreen Awards. Read on for a full list of this year’s winners.


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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