Cartoon Network boy-skewing action series Lego Legends of Chima and Tenkai Knights – both of which also share roots in construction toys - are adding new iOS gaming extensions to their names.
Toronto, Canada-based 9 Story Entertainment has announced the sale of the award-winning animated preschool series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (80 x 11) to Nick Jr. Italy. The deal was made through Italian distributor Funwood Media. The series is scheduled to be broadcast by the channel in March 2014.
On the success of its animated products in Latin America, Argentina-based Grupo Clarin subsidiary Transmedia Projects has announced that animated IP from its new business unit QB9 Entertainment will become available for the Hispanic market in the US.
US Preschool network Sprout is growing alongside the burgeoning on-demand world with web streaming app Sprout NOW that will give channel subscribers access to content on multiple platforms.
Disney’s snub of the cloud-based digital service that’s supported by all other major Hollywood studios doesn’t bother Mitch Singer, president of the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem, who believes the two are “not incompatible.”
The Hunger Games, Iron Man 3 and breakout series Sam & Cat are among this year’s nominees for the 27th annual Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, which will be seen in more than 375 million households when the live event airs on March 29.