Headstart International, an Australian-based global toy company, has partnered with YouKu, one of China’s leading digital platforms, for the distribution of their upper-preschool Best Furry Friends CGI series. Best Furry Friends is a popular children’s brand sold globally that includes collectibles, dolls and plush.
To extend the learning for kids, parents, and teachers at home, engaging free resources for each of the new April episodes will be available on PBS Learning Media, including discussion questions, vocabulary, worksheets, and hands-on activities.
The first two DVDs of the Nick Jr. TV series Rainbow Rangers will be available at Walmart and Target, as well as online at Amazon.
Genius Brands International is increasing the global reach of its animated preschool series, Rainbow Rangers, with its launch in China on CCTV.
Ricky Zoom is gearing up to launch on CCTV-14 in China, while a new toy line is in the works with master toy partner TOMY. eOne will present additional Ricky Zoom licensed merchandise in 2020 and 2021.
Universal Pictures will make its movies available in the home on the same day as their global theatrical releases, beginning with DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls World Tour.
These new publishing products are the latest incarnations of the Horrid Henry brand, which has expanded to include a licensing and merchandising program, among other extensions.
ZAG has signed multiple deals to bring the first two seasons of its 3D CGI animated/live-action hybrid TV series Power Players to more kids globally.
Kidscreen Summit 2020 brought together 2,200-plus attendees earlier this month for four days of business networking and professional learning.