Home Plate Entertainment

Netflix orders trio of kids originals

Netflix has ordered three new animated series for kids: Word Party, Kazoops! and True & Rainbow Kingdom. Word Party comes from The Jim Henson Company and will debut on Netflix in the US and around the world in 2016. The 26x11mins word-learning digital puppet show is aimed at pre-schoolers. Kazoops! will roll out in 2016 […]

News brief: Teenage Fairytale Dropouts finds homes

Animated pre-teen series Teenage Fairytale Dropouts has sold to five channels around the world. Distributor 9 Story Entertainment has sold the show to HBO Asia, TVE in Spain, Sun Network in India, Noga in Israel and Orlando Kids in Croatia. TFD already broadcasts in Australia on Seven Network in Australia. The show was one of […]

News brief: New broadcasters for Wild Grinders

Animated series Rob Drydek’s Wild Grinders has found new broadcast partners as it gears up for a Halloween special. Canada’s Teletoon has acquired Horrorland Zombie Activity 3, a comic two-part spoof on the undead, which will broadcast multiple times on the channel and include extra online and multiplatform content from show producer Home Plate Entertainment. […]

MIPTV News: Mondo lines up Home Plate MENA deal

Italy’s children’s firm Mondo TV heads to Cannes having secured Middle Eastern and North African rights to programming from Bill Schultz’s US toon studio Home Plate Entertainment. Under terms of the deal, Mondo will sell series such Wild Grinders, which Home Plate produces for US preschool network Nicktoons, across MENA. The show is a half-hour […]