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Wind Sun Sky Partners with Da Vinci to Distribute Future Chicken Shortform Content Globally

Wind Sun Sky Entertainment (WSS), innovators in multi-platform entertainment, has partnered with Da Vinci, leaders in streaming content to families around the world, to expand the reach of Future Chicken, a multi-platform eco-initiative for kids, globally. Future Chicken is a climate justice initiative for kids (6-10+) created to address the eco-anxiety they are experiencing today by leveraging evidence-based positive storytelling to let children know that there is hope for the planet and that they can make a difference when it comes to their future. In November, Future Chicken launched in multiple formats of content, on Roblox, YouTube and website. Acknowledging that kids love to watch shortform content, a Future Chicken ‘Ecotainment’ shorts series laid the foundation for launch. A mixed media content offering, Future Chicken shorts feature Potato the Chicken (aka Future Chicken) and her team of planet protecting friends highlighting to kids the positive things happening to support the future of the environment.

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PBS KIDS Kicks Off Spring with a Slate of New Content for the Whole Family

There is so much in store for kids and families from PBS KIDS this spring. From the premiere of Tiny Time Travel, an exciting series of live-action shorts, to new Wild Kratts and Nature Cat movies, plus the debut of Molly of Denali Season 4, new series Milo, new shorts series Donkey Hodie Bedtime Stories, and new episodes of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, the learning-rich fun will be in full bloom all season long. “This spring, PBS KIDS provides an opportunity for families to embark on exciting adventures with kids’ favorite characters, and a chance to meet some new ones, too,” said Sara DeWitt, Senior Vice President and General Manager, PBS KIDS. “Our content this season aims to nurture an appreciation of the natural world among our young audiences while also sharing important life lessons and reinforcing some of the key social skills kids need for success in school and beyond.”

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Pokémon Unveils New Game Experiences and Entertainment for 2024 and Beyond in Pokémon Day Presentation

The Pokémon Company group revealed Pokémon Legends: Z-A, a new video game, during a special Pokémon Presents video presentation for Pokémon Day 2024. Streamed online to fans around the world on Pokémon Day — the annual fan-focused pop-culture holiday celebrating the launch of the original Pokémon video games on Feb. 27, 1996 — the presentation unveiled a slate of new experiences coming soon to the franchise.

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‘Bluey’ First Special, ‘The Sign,’ Set to Premiere for April 14

Disney Branded Television, BBC Studios Kids & Family and Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) have announced that the next installments of Bluey, including an extended length special The Sign, will premiere this April, marking the series’ first global rollout. The first new episode, “Ghostbasket,” will premiere on Sunday, April 7, teeing up the debut of the 28-minute special, The Sign, premiering a week later on Sunday, April 14. Both episodes will air first via ABC Kids in Australia and then roll out globally the same day across Disney+, Disney Junior and Disney Channel in all other available regions (with the exception of China and New Zealand).

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Mattel Television Studios’ Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go Returns for Season 27, Announces First-ever holiday Movie

Mattel, Inc has announced that Season 27 of the animated series Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go premieres March 7 on Netflix. Featuring all-new original music, Season 27 consists of 26 11-minute episodes released in two 13-episode installments, with the second half of the season debuting September 19. The second portion of Season 27 includes the franchise’s first-ever 60-minute holiday movie, Thomas & Friends: The Christmas Letter Express, debuting late 2024. Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go is co-produced by Mattel Television Studios and Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Studios.

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The Wiggles Launch Wiggle and Learn Brand New YouTube Series for Toddlers

The Wiggles, the world’s most popular children’s entertainment group, are delighted to unveil Wiggle and Learn, a groundbreaking new series designed exclusively for YouTube. This pioneering production explores crucial early childhood themes, including language development, basic math, social skills, health and world understanding. Offering a comprehensive and engaging educational experience for young learners, Wiggle and Learn debuts on The Wiggles YouTube Channel on Friday, February 23 with the first episode, “Let’s Learn about Animals!”

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“Milo” Arrives to the US Thanks to an Agreement Between DeAPlaneta Entertainment and PBS Kids

DeAPlaneta Entertainment and PBS, the American public broadcaster, have signed a deal to distribute Milo, the award-winning and successful preschool series co-produced by Fourth Wall (UK) and DeAPlaneta Entertainment. Milo, which is already broadcasted on more than 170 countries and has been dubbed into more than 20 languages, will arrive to PBS KIDS and its free streaming platforms on May 2024. Milo will also be available to stream on the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel. Diego Ibáñez Belaustegui, Chief Brand Officer at DeAPlaneta Kids & Family, has declared: “We can think of no better partner to bring Milo to U.S.-based audiences than PBS KIDS, one of the most relevant kids’ networks in the world, which shares with us the commitment to delivering exceptional content to young audiences and families. This is a key agreement for the global expansion of our beloved series Milo, which in 2024 will be on air in more than 170 countries, among other destinations yet to be announced.”

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Moonbug’s ‘Morphle & The Magic Pets’ To Debut on Disney March 20th

Moonbug Entertainment (CoComelon, Blippi), a subsidiary of Candle Media, along with Disney Branded Television, will debut a new CGI original series, Morphle and the Magic Pets, on Disney Junior and Disney+ starting Wednesday, March 20, 2024. The series will include 52 x 7-minute episodes and 50 x 3-minute shorts. This series, an evolution from the original YouTube series, features a brand-new, premium look and more in-depth storytelling. Following its premiere in the U.S., the series will start rolling out globally (excluding China) on Disney+ and Disney Junior at a later date.

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Curious Hedgehog and Showpath Entertainment Present the Official Dungeons & Dragons Live Theatrical Experience – The Twenty Sided Tavern

Adventure awaits as Curious Hedgehog and Showpath Entertainment unite with Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro to bring the first-ever officially licensed Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) theatrical production to the stage this spring, The Twenty-Sided Tavern! Gather your party and experience the interactive theatrical adventure that has captivated critics and audiences worldwide, with previews starting at Stage 42 (422 W 42nd St) in New York City on Friday, April 19, 2024, and an official opening of Sunday, May 5, 2024. Exclusive pre-sale tickets will be available starting February 29th. Interested fans can sign up at thetwentysidedtavern.com for pre-sale access. General public on-sale begins Monday, March 4th.