Tara Sorensen

Amazon takes 70s kids reboot to series

Amazon has ordered a full series of Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, a contemporary take on the 1970 kids series. The show has been piloted on the Amazon Prime streaming service and now given a full order. The news was announced alongside another kids greenlight, for Bug Diaries, a series based on Doreen Cronin’s best-selling […]

Thunderbirds are Go on Amazon

The reboot of classic kids series Thunderbirds has been acquired by Amazon, which will run it as one of its Amazon Original-branded kids series on its streaming service in the US. The ITV Studios and Pukeko Pictures-produced show plays on UK broadcaster ITV in the UK and its digital kids service CiTV. The CGI animated […]

Amazon making American Girl kids specials

Amazon has inked a deal with doll brand American Girl and will make a series of specials for its streaming service based on the Mattel-owned toy franchise. The agreement – described by Amazon as “multiyear and multimillion dollar” – initially covers four American Girl live-action specials. There are further options to develop series based on […]