Tag Archives: children’s TV

EOLO Toys and Panini on board for new animated series and app game SuperMasked

EOLO Toys and Panini have been named among a portfolio of licensing partners already on board to launch exclusive toys and collectables based on an upcoming animated series and app game, SuperMasked. A joint venture between Maya Studio and EOLO’s own toy design house and motion graphics centre, Toy Zone, …

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Sesame Workshop and WarnerMedia partner on new pre-school series about toy blocks

Sesame Workshop and WarnerMedia have joined forces to start production on a new, animated pre-school comedy series called Bea’s Block. The show is scheduled for a 2022 release on HBO Max. Bea’s Block will draw on the ubiquity of toy blocks to bring the vibrant, multicultural neighbourhood of Blocktown to …

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New Sonic the Hedgehog series to charge onto Netflix in 2022

A new animated series of Sonic the Hedgehog called Sonic Prime will be tearing onto Netflix with a worldwide premiere scheduled for 2022. The 24-episode animated adventure is the product of a triple-threat deal between Netflix, SEGA of America, and WildBrain. Aimed at kids, families, and long-time fans of the …

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LEGO celebrates 10 years of Ninjago with new portfolio of Legacy sets

The LEGO Group is celebrating ten years of LEGO Ninjago with the launch of a new LEGO retail exclusive set, a raft of new collaborations, and a nostalgic look back at some of the franchise’s key milestones. Kicking off the 10 year anniversary celebrations, The LEGO Group is releasing a …

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Acamar Films eyes further digital and international growth for Bing with new chief content officer

Acamar Films, the independent studio behind the International Emmy Award-winning pre-school series Bing, has appointed Jodie Morris to the newly created role of chief content and audiences officer with immediate effect. Morris joined Acamar two years ago and has been instrumental in leading the organisation’s successful development and implementation of …

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Panini to launch Kid-E-Cats stickers and trading cards across the UK and Europe

The popular pre-school animated series, Kid-E-Cats is making its way to the collectables space thanks to a new pan-European partnership between the brand’s owner CTC Media and the stickers and trading cards specialist, Panini. The partnership, facilitated by APC Kids, will cover the UK and Ireland, Benelux, Italy, Spain, Portugal, …

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PhatMojo offers first look at new Paddington plush, vehicles and figures

PhatMojo has today released a first look at its new Paddington toy line, a range comprised of figures, plush, vehicles, and play-sets that will be available this month. Driven by the TV show, The Adventures of Paddington, currently airing on Nickelodeon’s networks worldwide, Paddington, according to the firm via a …

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World view: Chinese pre-school IP GoGoBus becomes top selling toy line at Toys R Us South Korea

The Chinese animation studio and children’s entertainment business, Winsing is building a portfolio of success in the Asian markets, particularly South Korea, where its hit pre-school property GoGoBus has been listed among the best-selling licensed toys at Toys R Us. GoGoBus is an animated kids’ series based on social and …

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Pre-school property Numberblocks joins the CBeebies Go Explore app

The popular pre-school property, Numberblocks has now joined the CBeebies Go Explore app in the form of a new skill-testing numeracy game called Number Magic Run. The new game features popular character from the CBeebeis show as it encourages kids to add, subtract, and complete a number of puzzles. Number …

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PlayMonster taps Wind Sun Sky to develop animated Snap Ships series

The global toy company Playmonster has teamed up with the award-winning entertainment company, Wind Sun Sky to develop a new animated series based on the firm’s recently launched Snap Ships brand. The series will be developed for streaming on YouTube. Season one of the series, Snap Ships: Dawn of Battle …

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