“We currently don’t have a broadcasting platform, so it’s unique,” says DHX Media COO and president Steven DeNure on the proposed US$160 million cash deal with Bell that will place Canada’s Family Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior in his company’s hands.
Hasbro and Cartoon Network have partnered up to launch the A-Maze-Ing Toy Giveaway for Cartoon Network fans in the US.
Three Nickelodeon-themed boutiques have launched on Amazon.com, featuring Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, as the kidnet gears up for Black Friday and the holiday shopping season in the US.
Scholar, author and cultural anthropologist Grant McCracken is set to explore the rise and impacts of binge-viewing during his keynote opener at the upcoming Kidscreen Summit, which will be held in New York from February 9 to 12.
The first Mister Maker (pictured) and Tickety Toc standalone magazine titles are set to hit UK shelves next year following two publishing deals between brand owner Zodiak Kids and Immediate Media and Signature Publishing.
Cartoon Network Europe’s The Amazing World of Gumball and CITV’s short-form Share a Story series earned consecutive nods while BBC educational sketch series Horrible Histories made its own history last night as BAFTA handed out its 2013 Children’s Awards at a gala ceremony in London last night.