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Hotel Transylvania: The Series to premiere on Disney channel in June

Hotel Transylvania: The Series to premiere on Disney channel in June

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Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Sony Pictures Animation have revealed the debut details of their new animated series Hotel Transylvania: The Series that is set to premiere on Disney Channel on 25 June. The series is based on the film franchise of the same name. The around half an hour series, produced at the Nelvana studio in Toronto, focuses on the teenage years of Dracula’s daughter Mavis and her three closest friends Hank N Stein, Pedro and Wendy Blob. “We are thrilled to be teaming up with Disney Channel to share the visual and epic storytelling of Hotel Transylvania: The Series with audiences worldwide,” said Nelvana, president, Scott Dyer. “Working with our partners at Sony Pictures Animation, we are excited to build on the incredible global success of the franchise and bring
Cartoon Networks’ Ben 10 to be free-to-air in UK soon

Cartoon Networks’ Ben 10 to be free-to-air in UK soon

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Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 will have its free-to-air premiere in the UK this week. New episodes of the action-adventure series will be shown on CITV and ITV in the territory on May 21. The series currently airs on Cartoon Network in the UK. The channel will continue to air the series as part of its primetime lineup as usual. Targeting boys ages between four to eight, the toon follows energetic Ben Tennyson as he transforms into aliens and goes on adventures. Since its EMEA premiere in October, the latest iteration of the series has reached more than 27 million viewers across the region. Cartoon Network EMEA is set to roll out new merchandise inspired by the series. The line will launch this summer with a new toy range from master toy partner Playmates. Additionally, Giochi Preziosi Gr
Turner airing India made animated series Lamput across the world

Turner airing India made animated series Lamput across the world

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Indians be proud that their country-made animation movie Lamput is being aired around the world by Turner in its channels like Cartoon Network, Boomerang and POGO. Lamput is a simple story of a gooey orange creature that can morph into an infinite variety of objects trying to evade a couple of scientists. Produced by Mumbai’s Vaibhav Studios, this is a little over forty five minutes show. Lamput is a fresh look for Indian animation and sets itself apart with sharp animation timing and attractive design. The series has also earned distinction as being among the first Indian properties sold from a pitch bible that has gone on to air globally. The series recently won the award for best case study at the FICCI Frames’ Best Animated Film, India’s key annual animation award. Cartoon Brew
Masha making inroads in world domain

Masha making inroads in world domain

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Clan TV, Spain’s leading animation channel has bagged the hit 3D family animation hit Masha and the Bear from Animaccord. The channel will now screen seasons 1 and 2 of the show. This adds to the show’s massive TV presence that spans nearly every country in the world. "Clan TV is the best broadcaster we could have in Spain for Masha so we are delighted to team up with them and we are sure this will boost the whole licensing program,“ said Jordi Rey, CEO Biplano Licensing, the sub-agent of INK Group for licensing in Iberia and France. Other deals recently brokered by Ink Group which represents Masha and the Bear across the Europe include the Danish Broadcasting Corporation that purchased Masha and the Bear Season 2, PTS (Free TV) and MOMO TV picking up Season 2 in Taiwan and ANTV buying
Stefani’s animated series to premiere on Nickelodeon

Stefani’s animated series to premiere on Nickelodeon

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Gwen Stefani’s animated series Kuu Kuu Harajuku will launch exclusively on Nickelodeon in the US. The channel is also expecting to release it on October 3 at 4 pm. Kuu Kuu Harajuku follows the adventures of Love, Angel, Music, Baby and G – collectively known as the band HJ5. The episodes will feature zany hilarity filtered through the super cute world of music, fashion, and style. “Partnering with Nickelodeon on Kuu Kuu Harajuku is a dream come true! It’s been incredible to see the Harajuku Girls and the world they live in come to life,” said Stefani. “The artwork is so beautiful and the whole series turned out better than I could have ever imagined. I love that this is an animated series for young girls that celebrates creativity, imagination and individuality. I can’t wait for every
Aaron Springer’s Billy Dilley to premiere on Disney XD

Aaron Springer’s Billy Dilley to premiere on Disney XD

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Aaron Springer’s Billy Dilley Super-Duper Subterranean Summer will launch with multiple airings on June 3 (7:00 am, 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 8:30 pm ET) on Disney XD. New episodes will continue to roll out daily till June 15. The series follows the adventures of Billy (voiced by Springer himself) and his classmates Zeke (Tom Kenny) and Marsha (Catherine Wayne), whose summer break takes an unexpected turn when they get stuck in a magical world beneath the Earth’s surface, and must repair Billy’s science fair project, The Cheeserator, to retain to the surface. Starting June 3, the first 10 episodes of the series will also be available on the Disney XD app and Disney XD VOD platforms. Springer’s past credits include Spongebob Squarepants, Samurai Jack, Wander Over Yonder and Disney’s
Toon Goggles takes on the Mojicons

Toon Goggles takes on the Mojicons

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The first series of quirky new animation The Mojicons will soon be available on Toon Goggles, the premiere global on-demand destination for children and families. The deal with Toon Goggles adds to the show’s global presence, with digital platforms and broadcasters across Greece, Turkey, MENA, South-East Asia, Portugal and Israel also on board. “As soon as I saw The Mojicons, I knew it would be perfect fit for Toon Goggles,” says Toon Goggles CCO Lee Adams. “Toon Goggles is a fantastic platform and full of great entertainment for kids - so we are delighted to have signed this agreement,” says Ink Global Director Claus Tømming. “It represents another step forward for what is becoming a very popular global show,” he added. The Mojicons, which is represented worldwide by Ink Global, is
Disney to release Beauty and the Beast online and home video on June 6

Disney to release Beauty and the Beast online and home video on June 6

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Admirers of Beauty and the Beast will be pretty excited with this news that the mouse house will release the film on Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere and On Demand and on home video (Blu-ray, DVD) on June 6. Home viewers will not only get to see the classic box-office record-breaking movie, but also more than 10 minutes of deleted scenes and lots of backstage insights through special features. Directed by Bill Condon from a screenplay by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos, Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as The Beast, among others. The DVD version includes a music video of the iconic song 'Beauty and the Beast', but the real magic can be found amidst the Blu-ray and Digital HD extras.
Mickey Mouse returns to Disney Channel India in a new role

Mickey Mouse returns to Disney Channel India in a new role

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With a brand new show, Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Mickey Mouse is returning on the Disney Channel India in a new avatar. The 15-episode series will be launched on 15 May from Monday to Thursday from 6 to 6:30 pm. To beat the heat this summer, the beloved character is taking the road in Mickey and the Roadster Racers. Having donned several roles from a steamboat captain to a leader of a club, his quintessential positivity and upbeat spirit is omnipresent. The new series follows Mickey and his friends Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Donald Duck, Goofy and Daisy as their distinctive cars transform into fantastical roadster racers that take them on adventures around the world and in their mini-metropolis Hot Dog Hills. When it’s time for a race, Mickey’s classic sporty daily driver Toon Car tra
Nickeldeon picks up Nutz’s four live-action series for telecast in Poland

Nickeldeon picks up Nutz’s four live-action series for telecast in Poland

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Nutz Productions’ supernatural drama Spell Keepers, one of four new live-action series for tweens from Israeli partners Keshet International and Ananey Communications Group—has been picked up by Nickelodeon for broadcast in Poland. Scheduled to air in its original-language version in 2018, the around an hour series follows a pair of female heroes on a mission to save humanity. Ananey’s production arm is the leading producer of original content for Viacom brands in Israel and Nutz has seen the series become a ratings success for Nickelodeon Israel since national satellite-TV provider yes commissioned season one last year.  Spell Keepers has been created by screenwriter Michal Cooper-Keren alongside co-creators Sivan Shiknagy and Einat Shahak. Cooper-Keren also created Disney Channel Is