Sesame Street teamed up with Google Earth to spotlight 12 bright, strong, girl Muppets from Sesame Street on the revamped platform, that was unveiled today. Hailing from the U.S. and countries including India, South Africa, Mexico, Germany, Nigeria, and Bangladesh, these inquisitive girl Muppets inspire children everywhere to learn, explore, and dream big. Read the rest of this entry »
Leading up to the Guardians Of The Galaxy, Vol. 2 premiere on May 5, Marvel announced the global #GrootDancebomb challenge. Working with the Disney Conservation Fund to support forest restoration through The Nature Conservancy, the challenge blends surprise and dance during Earth Month.
Marvel gave YouTube personality Dominic “D-trix” Sandoval an early look at Groot and his new dancing toy line, and challenged him to create a Groot-inspired dance move, marking the first #GrootDancebomb. D-trix choreographed the “Groot move” and brought it to the streets of Los Angeles. Watch the results here. Read the rest of this entry »
The Brand Liaison will develop a full range of licensed products for YouTube personality Lauren Riihimaki, known as LaurDIY. The LaurDIY collection will include products inspired and designed by Lauren including DIY crafting projects, fashion, accessories, stationery, tech accessories, back-to-school supplies, room decor, and more. Read the rest of this entry »
WriteReader added Sesame Street characters to its collaborative literacy platform, which aims to improve kid’s reading and writing skills through storytelling. Kids can incorporate Sesame Street characters as they create their own multimedia books and publish them to WriteReader’s online library. Read the rest of this entry »
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana partnered with Discovery Kids to bring 26 hilarious episodes of its animated series The ZhuZhus throughout Latin America and the Caribbean beginning this May. In addition, Nelvana has completed a broadcast extension deal with Discovery Kids for Backyardigans ensuring the series’ 80 episodes remain on-air in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read the rest of this entry »
Cartoon Network recently announced plans for the summer release of the digital album Steven Universe Soundtrack: Volume 1, a collection of music from the TV series. Available globally on June 2, 2017, the soundtrack will feature songs originally heard in the series’ episodes, including the theme song, “We Are the Crystal Gems.”
The digital album features a roster of re-mastered songs performed by the series voice cast, including Zach Callison (Steven), Estelle (Garnet), Deedee Magno Hall (Pearl), Michaela Dietz (Amethyst) and Tom Scharpling (Greg). Read the rest of this entry »
Compulsion Games Inc. retained Striker Entertainment to act as the worldwide licensing agency on behalf of the video game, We Happy Few. The game tells the tale of a bunch of moderately terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial. Set in a drug-fueled, retro-futuristic city in an alternative 1960s England, the player must blend in with the city’s other inhabitants in order to survive and escape. Read the rest of this entry »
Public kids’ broadcaster NRK Super, part of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation, acquired the third season of Studio 100’s live-action series Ghost Rockers. The third season will air this summer, and marks the third Studio 100 property on NRK Super this year.
The Alpha Group US LLC, a subsidiary of The Alpha Group, announced the season two launch of Super Wings on Sprout this week.
The original preschool series follows an adorable jet plane named Jett who travels the world delivering packages to children. On every delivery, Jett encounters a new problem that he and his friends the Super Wings must work together to solve. Season two will feature new story-lines, destinations, and characters.
Turner’s Cartoon Network will have a two-day Imagination Studios workshop in Singapore as part of a global initiative to inspire the next generation of storytellers and creators. Imagination Studios is a global initiative by Cartoon Network that inspires kids to get involved in publishing their own content.
Hosted in partnership with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and supported by StarHub, Imagination Studios will feature an industry workshop on April 21, and a workshop for kids on April 22. The events will be held at PIXEL Studios. Read the rest of this entry »