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Missed any of our MIPCOM kids' content coverage? Catch up on TV Kids Daily's best stories here, and look out for our deal recap next week.

m4e to Rep Yo-Kai Watch in German-Speaking Territories

HÖHENKIRCHEN/MUNICH, October 8: m4e has taken on representation for the Japanese anime series Yo-Kai Watch in German-speaking territories.
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Channel 5's Milkshake! Goes for Dave's Dinosaurs

LONDON, October 8: Channel 5's Milkshake! has commissioned the CGI series Dave's Dinosaurs from Absolutely Cuckoo, the studio behind Waybuloo and Wissper.
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Sesame Street Lands On Trio of Chinese Digital Platforms

SHANGHAI/NEW YORK, October 8: New deals with Baidu's iQIYI, Tencent Video and Alibaba's Tmall Box will see the hit preschool series Sesame Street become available on three of China's leading digital platforms.
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Animasia's ABC Monsters Enters North American Market

CANNES, October 8: The Malaysia-based Animasia Studio's ABC Monsters is set to air on Comcast's new Kid Genius channel, following a DVD launch in the U.S. this summer.
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Lil' Critter Workshop Enters Co-Pro Deal with Grafizix

CANNES, October 8: Malaysia's Lil' Critter Workshop has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with South Korean animation studio Grafizix to co-produce the 2D cut-out animation comedy FrienZoo.
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Mattel Teams with 9 Story for Barney, Angelina Ballerina Reboots

CANNES, October 7: The classic kids' brands Barney & Friends and Angelina Ballerina are set for a comeback thanks to a long-term pact between Mattel, its preschool subsidiary HIT Entertainment and 9 Story Media Group.
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Zorro the Chronicles Scores International Sales

CANNES, October 7: On the heels of its MIPJunior World Premiere Screening, Cyber Group Studios' Zorro the Chronicles has been snapped up by broadcasters around the world.
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KiKA Adds The Avatars to Lineup

MADRID, October 7: German kids' channel KiKA has picked up the free-TV rights for The Avatars, a scripted series represented by Boomerang TV International.
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Studio 100 Sends Pair of Shows to Finland

CANNES, October 7: Studio 100 Media has licensed two of its new CGI animated series, Nils Holgersson and The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill, to Finland's Nelonen Media.
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Rainbow's My American Friend Begins Filming

LONDON, October 7: My American Friend, a tentatively titled new live-action series from Rainbow, has begun filming in Rome.
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Jim Henson Co. Taps Dinosaur Train Licensing Agent in LatAm

HOLLYWOOD, October 7: The Jim Henson Company has appointed Compañía Panamericana de Licencias (CPL) as the licensing agent for Dinosaur Train in Latin America.
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New U.S. Licensees, Toy Products for Peppa Pig

NEW YORK, October 6: Entertainment One (eOne) has expanded its roster of Peppa Pig licensing partners in the U.S., while also boosting the brand's product lineup from master toy licensee Jazwares.
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Nelvana Teams with Oktobor and Playmates Toys for Mech Mice

CANNES, October 6: Corus Entertainment's Nelvana has partnered with Oktobor Animation and Playmates Toys to develop and produce Mech Mice, an animated action-comedy slated for a 2017 premiere.
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Media I.M. Inks Deal with Dusyeri Animation Studios

CANNES, October 6: London-based distributor Media I.M. has signed a TV licensing and L&M agreement with Turkey's Dusyeri Animation Studios, which is best known for the preschool program Pepee.
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Missed Stephen Davis's MIPJunior Keynote?

CANNES, October 6: If you were unable to attend the MIPJunior session in which World Screen's Anna Carugati interviewed Hasbro's Stephen Davis, watch it here.
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Top Kids' Content Programmers on Wish Lists, Brand Values

CANNES, October 5: Nickelodeon's Jules Borkent, Lagardère Active's Caroline Cochaux, Disney's Karen K. Miller, Cartoon Network's Adina Pitt and KiKA's Sebastian Debertin talked acquisitions, co-productions, brand values and more in conversation with World Screen's Anna Carugati.
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Rainbow Buys Canadian Animation Studio Bardel

LONDON/CANNES, October 5: Rainbow has acquired the animation outfit Bardel, which is one of Canada's largest studios.
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Turner Takes On Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Series

HALIFAX, October 5: DHX Media has clinched a deal with Turner Broadcasting for Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, which is based on the Sony Pictures Animation film franchise.
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Little People Series Scores Broadcast Deals

CANNES, October 5: A number of broadcasters have come on board for Mattel's CGI animated series Little People, including Discovery Kids in Latin America.
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International Sales for Portfolio's Freaktown

TORONTO, October 5: Portfolio Entertainment has sold its animated series Freaktown to several kids' networks, including Cartoon Network in Asia Pacific.
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Studio 100 Media Pacts with Al Jazeera Media Network

CANNES, October 5: Al Jazeera Media Network has acquired the new CGI and classic versions of Studio 100 Media's Vic the Viking and Heidi and the CGI preschool series Trains for JeemTV.
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Cartoon Network Anything to Launch for Small Screens

CANNES, October 5: Cartoon Network EMEA is set to roll out a digital service later this month, providing a new user experience for the mobile marketplace.
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Hopster Launches French-Language App with Peppa Pig & More

LONDON/CANNES, October 5: Hopster is rolling out its localized French-language app, with new additions to the content lineup that includes shows from Entertainment One (eOne), among others.
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World Screen Kids' Content Trendsetter Awards Presented

CANNES, October 4: The inaugural World Screen Kids' Content Trendsetter Awards were presented to Nickelodeon's Jules Borkent, Lagardère Active's Caroline Cochaux, Disney's Karen K. Miller, Cartoon Network's Adina Pitt and KiKA's Sebastian Debertin at MIPJunior this morning, after their panel discussion with Anna Carugati, View from the Top: What Do Kids' Buyers Want?
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Stephen Davis Talks Storytelling, Brand Management

CANNES, October 4: Hasbro's Stephen Davis was interviewed by World Screen's Anna Carugati at MIPJunior, where he talked about the company's core focus on storytelling as it rolls out brands across gaming, TV, digital platforms, feature films and more.
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Cyber Group Studios to Develop Rock Angels

CANNES, October 4: Announced at MIPJunior, Cyber Group Studios' chairman and CEO Pierre Sissmann has teamed up with Scooter Braun's SB Projects and the company's full-service record label School Boy Records to co-develop the musical animated CGI series Rock Angels.
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The Boy Who Switched Off the Sun Wins MIPJunior Pitch

CANNES, October 4: The winner of this year's MIPJunior International Pitch, a competition to highlight new kids' programs with the greatest potential, is Fourth Wall Creative's The Boy Who Switched Off the Sun.
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International Emmy Kids Awards Unveils Nominees

NEW YORK, October 3: Nominees for the International Emmy Kids Awards have been announced, with the event, in which TV Kids is a partner, set to move from New York to MIPTV in Cannes.
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Production Begins on Gilbert & Allie

CANNES, October 3: Cyber Group Studios and Brown Bag Films have announced that production has begun on the 52x11-minute Gilbert & Allie, set for rollout on Disney Channels EMEA in 2017.
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Zodiak Kids Clinches Deals on Amazon Studios Titles

CANNES, October 3: Zodiak Kids has announced a number of deals on the Amazon Studios series Tumble Leaf, Creative Galaxy and Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street, including in Canada, Singapore and Australia.
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eOne Reveals Digital Strategy for PJ Masks

LONDON, October 3: Following the strong debut of PJ Masks in the U.S., Entertainment One (eOne) has unveiled a comprehensive digital strategy for the new preschool property that includes a series of music videos, a free app and a variety of online content that will begin rolling out next month.
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Second Season of Zack and Quack for Nick Jr.

CANNES, October 3: Nick Jr. has greenlit a second season of the animated preschool series Zack and Quack for its channels around the world.
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Grizzy and the Lemmings to Air Worldwide on Boomerang

LONDON/NEW YORK, October 3: Turner Broadcasting has picked up the series Grizzy and the Lemmings, set to air worldwide on Boomerang in the fall of 2016.
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Netflix Sets Premieres for Seven New Original Kids' Series

BEVERLY HILLS, October 3: Netflix is set to debut seven new kids' titles starting in December, including LEGO and DreamWorks Animation productions.
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New From WorldScreenings


9 Story Media Group – Nature Cat

***Video***(Animated preschool, 80x11 min.) Nature Cat can't wait to get outside for a day of backyard nature excursions and bravery, but there's one problem: he's a house cat with no instincts for nature!
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Cyber Group Studios – Zorro the Chronicles

***Video***(Kids 6-12 CGI adventure, 26x22 min. HD) Introduces the most famous masked hero in his quest for justice.
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