Kids TV and learning service Hopster has inked a multi-territory content deal with DreamWorks Classics for seven of its kids titles.
Hidden-camera series Made Up will bow later this year on Disney XD in the US and YTV in Canada (host Andrew Chapman pictured).
The promotion follows greenlights for new series Playdate and Dino Dana from the Toronto, Canada-based producer.
Continuing its investment in kids content, YouTube has confirmed the US launch of a standalone YouTube Kids app. Global head of family and learning Malik Ducard will provide more details at his Kidscreen Summit keynote address on February 23.
Two brand-new miniseries, a reboot and its first original digital series are all part of Cartoon Network’s 2015/16 upfront, which is being pitched on the road for the third consecutive year in key cities across the US through February and March.
Amazon Studios has assembled its first-ever Amazon Kids Thought Leader Board, under the direction of educational adviser Dr. Alice Wilder, to further guide the development of preschool programming that engenders lifelong creative learning. The four renowned founding board members come from academic and creative circles.