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How ‘Wolf Joe’ teaches children Anishinaabe values

June 19, 2021

TVO.org speaks with Chuck Clément, one of the producers behind the Indigenous animated series airing on TVOKids, about […]

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La nouvelle émission Théo le Loup met l’accent sur la culture et les enseignements Anishinaabe

June 2, 2021

Par Alexander Bar Le respect. L’amour. Le courage. L’honnêteté. La sagesse. L’humilité. La vérité. Ces sept valeurs pourraient […]

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TOMY revs up new Ricky Zoom toys as the CGI series makes second season debut in the UK

May 20, 2021

TOMY is preparing to launch its follow up master range of Ricky Zoom toys this year, as the […]

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eOne’s ‘Ricky Zoom’ Season 2 Speeds Toward UK Debut

May 18, 2021

Hasbro‘s Entertainment One (eOne) is ready to hit the gas and rev the engines for the UK debut […]

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Time to ZOOM! Announcing Season 2 launch of ‘Ricky Zoom’!

April 20, 2021

TIME TO ZOOM as Ricky Zoom season 2 launches tomorrow in the UK on Nick Jr UK,  on […]

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Epic Story Media, Milkcow Media Launch ‘Piper’s Pony Tales’ with Breyer on Board

March 25, 2021

By: Mercedes Milligan Published on March 24, 2021 Independent content creation, distribution and licensing company Epic Story Media Inc. (ESM) […]

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Epic Story Media saddles up Piper’s Pony Tales

March 24, 2021

Co-produced with Milkcow Media, the short-form preschool series already has a master toy partner locked in ahead of […]

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‘Wolf Joe’ Introduces Canadian Kids to New Indigenous Heroes

February 2, 2021

MediaRendezVous and Amberwood Entertainment, in collaboration with Turtle Lodge, are pleased to announce that the animated preschool series Wolf […]

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New “Wolf Joe” Animated Preschool Series Puts Focus on Indigenous Culture

February 2, 2021

Winnipeg and Ottawa, February 1, 2021- MediaRendezVous and Amberwood Entertainment, in collaboration with Turtle Lodge, are pleased to […]

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French-speaking version of ‘Wolf Joe’ – ‘Théo le loup’ launches on Radio-Canada.ca

January 26, 2021

Théo le loup suit les aventures de Théo, un jeune garçon autochtone amené à explorer sa culture et son […]

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New cartoon Wolf Joe puts emphasis on Anishinaabe culture, teachings

January 14, 2021

Voice actors say it’s important for Indigenous children to see their communities reflected on TV Wolf Joe is […]

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Video Statement by Elder Dr. Dave Courchene, Cultural Consultant for ‘WOLF JOE’

January 12, 2021

  “Boozhoo! Aniin! N’Dinaymaaginitook! ” (Greetings!  All My Relations!) “Nii Gaani Aki Inini N’Digoo. Kinew N’Dodem. Sagkeeng N’Doonji.  […]

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The Turtle Lodge partners to launch ‘Wolf Joe’ – A New Indigenous Animated Series for Kids

January 12, 2021

The Turtle Lodge takes great pride in being a founding partner and collaborator for Wolf Joe – a new animated action adventure series, and a  TVOkids Original. […]

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Winter Fun on Knowledge Kids

December 30, 2020

Wolf Joe begins January 11th, 2021 on Knowledge Kids, weekdays at 11:45am. Every day is an adventure for […]

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Introducing ‘Wolf Joe’

December 12, 2020

An Authentically Indigenous New Animated TV Series.   Beginning in a good way with a traditional First Nations […]

Nelvana greenlights 'Ranger Rob' Season 3

Nelvana Greenlights ‘Ranger Rob’ Season 3

February 11, 2020

One of the leading international producers and distributor of children’s animated and live action content, Nelvana is ramping […]

Eone Renews ‘Ricky Zoom’ For Season 2

eOne Renews ‘Ricky Zoom’ For Season 2

February 9, 2020

Ricky Zoom has zoomed onto the global market since its initial TV launch last year. A second season […]

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‘Ranger Rob’ is nominated at The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television

February 10, 2019

RANGER ROB 2019 BEST PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAM OR SERIES Ranger Rob is all about adventure, exploration and discovery in […]

Pedal to the metal on Ricky Zoom

Pedal to the metal on Ricky Zoom

November 2, 2018

Buckle up as eOne launches its new vehicle-centric animated series Ricky Zoom. By Elizabeth Foster Entertainment One’s new […]

Make Room for Ricky Zoom, Entertainment One is Excited To Reveal Brand New Preschool Property

Make Room for Ricky Zoom, Entertainment One is Excited To Reveal Brand New Preschool Property

September 20, 2018

eOne Secures TOMY International as Global Master Toy Partner and Strong Line Up of Broadcast Partners for its […]

eOne Speeds to BLE & MIPCOM with All-New ‘Ricky Zoom’

eOne Speeds to BLE & MIPCOM with All-New ‘Ricky Zoom’

September 20, 2018

Second deck By Mercedes Milligan Entertainment One (eOne) is putting some gas in its preschool properties tank with the […]

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Nelvana’s Original Hit Series Ranger Rob Adds New Licensees, Broadcast Partners, and App Launch for an Action-Packed 2018

May 15, 2018

Season Two of the Preschool Adventure Series Begins this June on Treehouse in Canada Toronto, Canada – Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana announced […]

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Zodiak Kids has sold its Universal Kids-commissioned toon to broadcasters in Sweden, Italy, Spain, Indonesia, the Middle East and North Africa.

October 18, 2017

By Alexandra Whyte Zodiak Kids Studios’ preschool series Kody Kapow has sold to a number of broadcasters in Europe and […]

Toby and Tabitha

Toby and Tabitha by Alexander Bar and Emma Proctor

October 11, 2017

By Hannah Nicholson The debut picture book from Alexander Bar, best known as the creator of Mike the […]

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Nelvana Gets Ranger Ready for a Second Season of its Hit Original Series Ranger Rob

May 23, 2017

Animated Series Continues With More Outdoor Adventures and Awesome Discoveries Ranger Rob Toy Line Launches in Canada and […]

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Good news! Ranger Rob is nominated for another award – this time for the Rockie Awards at the BANFF World Media Festival in June. Seems a fitting venue for our young Ranger in training!

April 15, 2017

Rockie Awards Program Competition The Rockie Awards is BANFF’s flagship program celebrating excellence in television and digital content […]

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Delighted to share this news about my upcoming (not to mention very first) children’s book!!

April 10, 2017

By Alexander Bar Illustrated by Emma Proctor PUBLICATION INFO: The Walker & Walker Books Australia hardback and paperback editions […]

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Kickin’ content

March 29, 2017

Nico Franks picks out 21 children’s shows well worth taking in at MipTV next week, ranging from a […]

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YMA unveils 2017 Awards of Excellence nominees

March 22, 2017

Canada’s Youth Media Alliance has revealed its 2017 English-language Awards of Excellence nominees for TV programs and digital […]

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Corus Entertainment Brings Families Exciting New Content To Canada’s Top Kids Networks

August 11, 2016

YTV’s new series Ride kicks off with multi-platform release of a full episode available now on YTVGo,YTV.com, Facebook, […]

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Amberwood’s Wolf Joe in development with TVO

June 27, 2016

The concept for the First Nations-themed series comes from the mind of Alexander Bar, creator of Mike the […]

Sprout Ramps Up Original Programming With New Series 'Kody Kapow' (Exclusive)

Sprout Ramps Up Original Programming With New Series ‘Kody Kapow’ (Exclusive)

March 29, 2016

By The Hollywood Reporter Sprout, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s 24-hour preschool network, has greenlighted a new animated series, plus […]

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International Emmy Kids Awards: Celebrating Success

February 27, 2015

NEW YORK: Luminaries from across the kids’ TV community came together last Friday, February 20, for the third […]

HIT Entertainment’s ‘Mike The Knight’ Wins Int’l Emmy Award

HIT Entertainment’s ‘Mike The Knight’ Wins Int’l Emmy Award

February 27, 2015

By Jennifer Wolfe Preschool co-production with Nelvana wins big at the third International Emmy Kids Awards ceremony hosted […]

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Nelvana secures multiple sales across Latin America

January 19, 2015

By Robert Hutchins The producer and distributor of popular children’s content has sold over 1,200 episodes of content […]

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Nelvana Secures Key Distribution Partners

January 19, 2015

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, one of the world’s leading international producers and distributors of children’s animated and live-action content, […]

Mike the Knight movie: Journey to Dragon Mountain - now out on dvd and paperback book!

Mike the Knight movie: Journey to Dragon Mountain – now out on dvd and paperback book!

November 8, 2014

Glendragon is in danger! When the King returns from faraway lands, he discovers that the Vikings have stolen […]

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Mike the Knight feature rides onto Hulu

September 14, 2014

Mike the Knight will be venturing into on-demand territory following a deal between HIT Entertainment and kids home entertainment distributor NCircle […]

MIKE THE KNIGHT @ QUEENSGATE STORYTELLING SESSIONS

MIKE THE KNIGHT @ QUEENSGATE STORYTELLING SESSIONS

July 14, 2014

Children’s favourite CBeebies star Mike the Knight and his wizard-in-training sister Evie are coming to Queensgate Shopping Centre. […]

Hit Entertainment launches first Mike the Knight storybook app

Hit Entertainment launches first Mike the Knight storybook app

February 20, 2014

By Robert Hutchins Mike the Knight: Storybook Treasury features three ready to read books with narration, animation and […]

Alexander Armstrong joins cast of Mike the Knight

Alexander Armstrong joins cast of Mike the Knight

November 21, 2013

By Robert Hutchins British comedian, actor and TV presenter will take on the role of the King in […]

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Mike the Knight rides again

March 3, 2013

C21 reporter Broadcasters in Canada, the UK and US have committed to a second season of Hit Entertainment/Nelvana […]

Google UK top Trending searches for 2012 Google reveals the people and subjects Brits have searched for most in the last 12 months

Google UK top Trending searches for 2012 Google reveals the people and subjects Brits have searched for most in the last 12 months

December 11, 2012

Sky News Whitney Houston, who died in February, has topped the list of Google UK’s top-trending people of […]

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Fisher-Price gets Mike the Knight master toy deal

June 14, 2012

By Lewis Tyler First lines to arrive in autumn 2013; deal excludes the UK and Japan. Mattel has […]

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HIT Scores Big Deals for ‘Mike the Knight’

March 14, 2012

By Thomas J. McLean HIT Entertainment reports 10 new TV sales and three licensing agent deals for its […]

Nickelodeon Wins the Week with Kids and Total Viewers

Nickelodeon Wins the Week with Kids and Total Viewers

February 7, 2012

By Robert Seidman Brand-New Educational Preschool Show, Mike the Knight, Debuts at Top Spot on TV with All […]

Mike the Knight just got his own billboard in Times Square, NYC!l

Mike the Knight just got his own billboard in Times Square, NYC!l

February 3, 2012

Mattel finalises Hit deal Toy giant Mattel has completed its US$680m acquisition of UK-based children’s media group Hit […]

‘Mike the Knight’ Gallops onto Nick

‘Mike the Knight’ Gallops onto Nick

February 1, 2012

By Mercedes Milligan Nickelodeon is suiting up its latest CG preschool hero as Mike the Knight premieres this […]

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Hit’s Mike the Knight off to a storming start on Cbeebies

January 30, 2012

By Samantha Loveday First week figures reveal the show is outperforming its timeslot. Hit Entertainment is celebrating early […]

Meet Mike the Knight

Meet Mike the Knight

November 16, 2011

By Vincent Graff The big idea – ‘be a knight, do it right !’ What with the slaying […]

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