Canada’s Corus Entertaiment has promoted long-time exec Athena Georgaklis to director of content for Teletoon. She takes the role vacated by Alan Gregg, who left the broadcaster to launch an Irish division of Mercury Filmworks in May.
CONSUMER PRODUCTS / RETAIL
While TRU undergoes a transformation, Target is doubling down on children’s products. See which toys the retail giants expect kids and parents to seek out in the coming months.
Featured iKids / iKIDS / MOBILE
Looking at some of the top paid iPad apps around the world for the nine to 11 demo right now, it appears kids are transitioning to more open-play adventure games, casual/social games and puzzle/creative games, but are still invested in a variety of educational apps.
The NJ-based retail giant names Debbie Lentz (pictured) as its new SVP and chief supply chain officer; Christine Morena as SVP of human resources; and Joe Venezia as SVP of Store Operations.
eOne partners with tumuv to launch a Peppa Pig-branded activity program across 100 Places for People Leisure centers in the UK.
Cartoon Network has widened its talent search in Asia Pacific by launching its international shorts program in the Philippines to find writers, artists and studios with original ideas for potential hit animated series.