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Canadian broadcasters TVO and Knowledge Network greenlight Super Mighty Makers

Canadian broadcasters TVO and Knowledge Network greenlight Super Mighty Makers

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\ Canadian broadcasters TVO and Knowledge Network have given the green signal to Super Mighty Makers from JamPie Media and marblemedia. The live-action scripted kids series will go into production this fall and will release next year. The series encourages kids to engage in acts of kindness by making crafts with the Super Mighty Makers, a superhero team with DIY powers. It is created by JamPie Media head Jamie Piekarz—who launched her production company last year after spending nearly two decades at Corus Kids and will be produced in collaboration with marblemedia, TVO and Knowledge Network.  Super Mighty Makers will be accompanied by a strong digital media component produced by marblemedia interactive. The digital aspect will have videos teaching kids how to make the crafts they s
Zodiak Kids acquires CBeebies’ series Tee & Mo

Zodiak Kids acquires CBeebies’ series Tee & Mo

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London-based Zodiak Kids has acquired TV distribution rights of Plug-in Media’s new 2D-animated CBeebies series Tee & Mo. CBeebies and Canadian nets TVO and Knowledge recently commissioned the new series from UK-based digital media production company Plug-in Media for broadcast in 2018. Following the daily adventures of a three-year-old monkey and its first-time mom, the series is produced in collaboration with Canada’s Radical Sheep Productions (a division of Boat Rocker Studios). Tee & Mo initially launched as an online commission from CBeebies in 2013, marking Plug-in’s first foray into original content. From then onwards, CBeebies’ Tee & Mo games, shorts and music videos have generated more than nine million views and two BAFTA nominations. The shorts also won a Bes
Toopy and Binoo taking the Canadian market by storm

Toopy and Binoo taking the Canadian market by storm

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After premiering in 2006, Montreal-based Echo Media’s Toopy and Binoo has become a rage in the Canadian market. The series has become one of the most popular pre-school properties in the country with consistent top-10 placement on Corus-owned Treehouse, Télé-Québec and Société Radio-Canada while also selling more than 800,000 books and generating US$6 million in live show gross revenues. As a follow-up, production is underway on Echo’s newest 2D-animated pre-school series Hello Charlie. The Canadian production company is also benefiting by working with London-based Kids Cave Entertainment on the series, its first UK co-production partner. “We know the Canadian market really well, but having a co-producer from the UK really opens up the door for us. Having experienced people like [co-

A TV series to build 46,000-square-meter playground, Gears up for World Record…

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The Fourth season of Giver is coupled with some highly ambitious playground plans…   Just in time of Canada’s 150th anniversary next year, Canada-based Sinking Ship Entertainment will soon kickoff start production on the fourth season of Giver, a love action children series, that follows kids ages six to 12 as they work in tandem to improve local playground. (more…)