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Toonami to launch in Thailand

Turner Broadcasting System kids channel Toonami is to launch in Thailand. Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific will roll the network out on Major Katana Broadcasting cable and satellite platforms on January 14 next year. Toonami’s programming will be dubbed into the Thai language. Shows include Ben 10 (pictured), Justice League Unlimited, Teen Titans, Transformers Prime, […]

Cartoon Network grabs Transformers after Hub switch

Cartoon Network has snapped up Transformers: Robots in Disguise after the Transformer franchise’s former home, The Hub, rebranded as Discovery Family. The new Hasbro Studios-produced animated show will be run exclusively on the Turner Broadcasting System-owned US cable channel. It has been slated for a debut on The Hub, but will now debut in the […]

Kids go OTT

As the gamut of entertainment mediums for children grows ever wider, Andy Fry profiles how over-the-top programming services are adapting their offers to garner attention, and attract eyeballs, from kids of all ages. In the last five years, kids’ media consumption has changed beyond recognition in advanced economies. The advent of OTT and on-demand technology, […]

Amazon orders five more original series pilots

Amazon Studios has ordered five kids series pilots for Amazon Prime Instant Video service in the US. The streaming service has been moving into original production and testing pilots with subscribers who provide feedback online, helping the OTT provider make its final selection. The quintet of new shows are all aimed at kids aged 6-to-11. […]

News brief: Hasbro renews Oz digital deal

Hasbro’s LA-based entertainment subsidiary Hasbro Studios has renewed a deal that allows Melborne firm Madmen Entertainment to sell shows including Transformers Prime in Australia and New Zealand. The deal also covers My Little Pony Friendship is Magic and includes digital platform and DVD distribution rights. “Madman has done an outstanding job for us and we […]

Netflix secures more Hasbro shows

Netflix has scored a deal to bring a pair of new shows from toyco Hasbro’s production studio to its US and Canadian platforms. The deal expands on a previous agreement with Hasbro Studios and gives Netflix’s US platform exclusive streaming rights to Littlest Pet Shop and Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters. The former debuts […]