At this week’s Kidscreen Awards 2021 ceremony, the year’s best work in children’s television and digital media was celebrated by the global kids entertainment community.
Nickelodeon and Awesomeness announced the start of production on a brand-new live-action musical, The J Team, starring JoJo Siwa.
Mattel, Inc. and Warner Music Group’s Arts Music division announced Sooo Sleepy, a new children’s album from Fisher-Price.
Crunchyroll is announcing a deal with Idris and Sabrina Elba to develop dark fantasy animated series Dantai.
Twin Cities PBS (TPT) has begun development of Mashopolis, a multiplatform property for kids funded by a Ready to Learn grant.
Spin Master announced a global publishing deal for its Mighty Express franchise with Penguin Young Readers,
Mercury Filmworks announced its second project created by in-house talent, Pangors of Puddle Peak, to develop and produce for global distribution.
Netflix, SEGA, and WildBrain announced a new animated Sonic the Hedgehog series, Sonic Prime, will debut in 2022.
Fred Rogers Productions secured a $3 million, multi-year funding grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for upcoming series Donkey Hodie.