Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab


News brief: Asian kids nets gets Genius content

A raft of Asian broadcasters have bought shows from Genius Brands International. Singapore’s Mediacorp took Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 and Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab. Indonesia’s Spacetoon took Warren Buffet’s Secret Millionaire’s Club, Secret Lab and Mighty 7. TVB in Hong Kong took Secret Lab. “The appeal of our content continues to prove itself in virtually […]

New on-demand kids net set for Comcast

Genius Brands International is launching a new children’s channel on Comcast Communications’ Xfinity On Demand service in the US. Kid Genius will launch on the channel in autumn 2015, running shows such as Secret Millionaire’s Club and Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab and targeting 2-12s. GBI’s Baby Genius is already on Xfinity platform, going out via […]

News brief: Genius hands Kaleidoscope sales role

Andy Heyward’s Genius Brands International is continuing to develop its distribution matrix by appointing sales houses to rep its catalogue in western Europe and Canada. Kaleidoscope Entertainment will handle sales of shows such as Baby Genius, Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab (pictured) and Llama Llama in Canada and NDRL will do the same in Germany, France, […]

Andy Heyward’s Genius hires digital exec

Genius Brands International, the kids content company run by Andy Heyward, has hired Jason Brumbaugh as vice president, digital. Brumbaugh is a former producer at Disney Interactive and at kids channel The Hub. He also worked at DIC, the kids producer and distributor that was run by Heyward before its sale to Cookie Jar. At […]

Novick to distribute Genius series in Asia

Genius Brands International has appointed Kerry Novick’s Small Screen Distribution to represent its titles throughout Asia. Small Screen is an boutique preschool vendor that works with Western content companies seeking to break the Asian market. Kids industry veteran Novick (pictured) leads the outfit, which will now handle GBI shows such as Baby Genius, Warren Buffett’s Secret […]

Ex-FremantleMedia Kids sales exec lands at Genius

Former FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment distribution VP Andrew Berman has found a new role as senior VP, global sales for LA-based Genius Brands International. In the role, he will lead worldwide sales on series such as Warren Buffett’s Secret Millionaires Club, Baby Genius, Stan Lee’s Mighty 7, and Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab. Berman, a […]

News brief: Genius concocts Thomas Edison toon

Andy Heyward’s Genius Brands International has begun production on science-themed adventure toon series Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab. Kids TV veteran Heyward had been developing the 52x11mins series before his A Squared Entertainment imprint merged with GBI last year. The series is now moving forward, with SpongeBob SquarePants writer Steve Banks attached to write the pilot, […]