Vancouver, Canada-based Nerd Corps Entertainment has secured several broadcast deals for its latest original comedy series, Endangered Species. Global rollout for the studio’s third original comedy, created by founder and CEO Asaph Fipke, will kick-off this summer and will continue into 2015.
Amazon’s new set-top box Fire TV has a wealth of apps and games and even a remote control with a voice search function. But what’s making waves in the children’s space is Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, which, along with content from Nickelodeon, Sesame Street and PBS Kids, offers robust parental controls and customization options.
With Peanuts Worldwide significantly boosting its content strategy over the past year, the company has named FranceTV Distribution as its global distribution partner for 500 new Peanuts shorts, which will all be produced in France at Normaal Animation’s studios.
Industry vet and former FremantleMedia children’s exec Andrew Berman is focusing his attention on youth health and wellness after being tapped by New York-based Veria Living Worldwide to handle global sales for the young Yogapalooza brand.
Toronto, Canada-based Tricon Kids & Family has secured international distribution rights to preschool series Shutterbugs, a new science- and math-themed animated preschool series from Ottawa companies Amberwood Entertainment and Big Jump Productions.