The CW sets up new kids block

The CW will launch One Magnificent Morning, a new kids block, this autumn. The new Saturday morning strand will run for five hours and will be programmed with educational series from US distributor Litton Entertainment. One Magnificent Morning will replace Vortexx, the block that was run by Saban Brands and had shows including Sonic X, […]

News brief: Rai Gulp backs Sendokai Champions

Italian kids channel Rai Gulp has acquired animated action series Sendokai Champions from Spanish distributor Nottingham Forest. The Rai channel will air the show from July following the deal. The show broadcasts in Spain on TV Clan and across Latin America on Cartoon Network. It is also set for the Vortexx programming block on The […]

Kabillion and Saban team for Vortexx channel

Moonscoop’s kids VOD service Kabillion has teamed with Saban Brands to launch a Vortexx VOD channel. Vortexx is the Saban-run kids block on US network The CW every Saturday. The Vortexx channel on Kabillion will allow kids to access Saban shows including Power Rangers, Sonic X and Kabillion will add Dragon Ball Z Kai to […]

4K Media scores first major deal for Yu-Gi-Oh!

Konami’s 4K Media has scored its major programming deal for the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime brand since securing the rights outside of Asia last year. US children’s channel Nicktoons has bought two seasons of the latest installment, Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL, along with the entire Yu-Gi-Oh! library, which includes Classic Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5Ds. A 4K Media […]