Spin Master Entertainment

Kids round-up: Nickelodeon preps ‘Paw Patrol’ spin-off; Canadian animation deals; ITVX & Wizz welcome ‘Momolu’  

Nickelodeon preps ‘Paw Patrol’ spin-off Nickelodeon and Spin Master are launching a spin-off from pre-school animation Paw Patrol following the character of Rubble. Produced by Spin Master Entertainment, the 26-part Rubble & Crew will debut on Nickelodeon on 3 February and continue to roll out on Nick Jr. channels internationally next year. The show follows […]

Asia’s super heroes

Are Asian television companies finding new ways to reboot the animated boys’ action genre? Jesse Whittock reports on the latest shows and why international coproductions are leading the way. Comic book superheroes have created much of the global narrative around animated boys action programming in the past few years, especially since The Walt Disney Company […]

Keith Chapman: Bob creator starts building

Bob the Builder creator Keith Chapman is back on the kids TV scene with new Nickelodeon series Paw Patrol. He tells Jesse Whittock about his latest projects, the importance of a US partner and why his former firm, Chapman Entertainment, went under last year. “I’m back now doing what I did with Bob when I […]