Cynopsis: Kids

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!08/09/12 Good morning. It’s Thursday, August 9, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Netflix makes its Just for Kids, which features programming content for kids 12 and younger, available to its subscribers on Xbox 360 beginning this week. Those that are members of Netflix on Xbox 360 can now go to […]

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!08/08/12 Good morning. It’s Wednesday, August 8, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. DreamWorks Animation and a group of Chinese partners unveil plans that includes co-producing the next Kung Fu Panda animated feature film, expected to release worldwide in 2016, and creating movie studio and an entertainment destination in Shanghai Xuhui. […]

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!08/07/12 Good morning. It’s Tuesday, August 7, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Nickelodeon picks up a fourth season of its music comedy series Big Time Rush. Created and executive produced by Scott Fellows (creator/writer/producer Ned’s Declassified Survival Guide) and produced in partnership with Sony Music, the fourth season (13×30) is […]

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!08/06/12 Good morning. It’s Monday, August 6, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Cynopsis: Kids! is ten years old this summer. In 2002, Cynthia Turner, creator of Cynopsis, asked me to help her develop and launch the kids’ version of her influential daily e-newsletter. So ten years and a several laptops […]

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!08/03/12 Good morning. It’s Friday, August 3, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Saban Brands acquires mobile game developer/publisher The Playforge, the folks behind the very popular Zombie Farm game (people 9+). The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Saban Brands plans to extend The Playforge’s current and future free-to-play […]

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!08/02/12 Good morning. It’s Thursday, August 2, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is proposing stricter guidelines to protect kid’s privacy online. The proposed modifications extend the conditions of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) to include third parties such as advertising networks or downloadable […]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!08/01/12 Good morning. It’s Wednesday, August 1, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling will take part in a live worldwide webcast, hosted by Scholastic, on October 11, 2012 at 12n. Additionally, Scholastic will launch its new Harry Potter Reading Club (www.scholastic.com/hpreadingclub), an online destination where […]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!07/31/12 Good morning. It’s Tuesday, July 31, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Animation technology company Toon Boom Animation, and a free online kids content channel Toon Goggles partner to develop apps that will allow kids to create, publish and share their animation projects. Toon Goggles will create a new area […]

Monday, July 30th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!07/30/12 Good morning. It’s Monday, July 30, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Answering a few of our questions this week is Scott Webb, Co-Founder, PlaySquare. Co-founded with partners Alex Kay and Tinsley Galyan, PlaySquare is developing tablet-based Touchable Television, a next generation of kid’s media for the touchscreen generation – […]

Friday, July 27th, 2012

Cynopsis: Kids!07/27/12 Good morning. It’s Friday, July 27, 2012, and this your first early morning briefing. Australia-based SLR Productions teams with Network Ten (Australia), ZDF Enterprises (German), Screen Australia and the South Australian Film Corporation to produce its new K8-12 targeted, live-action adventure comedy series Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures (26×24). Based on the action/adventure […]

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