Recording artist China Anne McClain (A.N.T. Farm) and Kelli Berglund (Lab Rats) are set to star in the new Disney Channel movie How to Build a Better Boy.
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.
- New study looks at digital and social shopping trends for Millennial women (MediaPost)
- Reading Rainbow’s Kickstarter raised over US$4 million. Now what? An interview with LaVar Burton (Rolling Stone)
- Can Transformers have a US$100 million opening weekend? (Variety)
- Disney looks to draw in more preteens with upcoming Girl Meets World show (The New York Times)
Sony Pictures Television has inked a major deal to acquire UK-based CSC Media Group, in a move that boosts Sony Pictures’ UK presence with CSC’s 16-channel portfolio.