Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana greenlit three preschool productions: digital-first, live-action series Miss Persona, and animated series P.U.R.S.T. Agent Binky and The Remarkable Mr. King, based on the Corus-owned Kids Can Press book titles. From the creative team behind Teletoon series Princess Sparkly Butt & The Hot Dog Kid, Miss Persona centers on the titular little lady who takes care of the creatures that inhabit her forest world, and solves problems with the help of her bowtie-wearing best friend Brandon Bear. Series will launch on the Corus-owned Treehouse Direct YouTube channel Friday, September 21, before debuting on Treehouse’s linear channel in January 2019. P.U.R.S.T. Agent Binky follows the adventures of Binky and his fellow agents at Pets of the Universe Ready for Space Travel on a mission to protect their human families from aliens; series will drop in fall 2019 on Treehouse. The Remarkable Mr. King will bow in fall 2019 on Treehouse; series follows a well-meaning, short sighted, little lion whose “big thinks” sometimes cause big snags and tangles.
Wheel of Fortune is thinking big – for the first time, the CBS game show will make it possible for a viewer to win a home. Wheel is teaming with Mingo Communities and Margaritaville Holdings to give away a new, $350,000 home at active adult community Latitude Margaritaville in the “Home Sweet Home Giveaway,” running […]
Netflix renewed adult animated comedy Disenchantment for seasons three and four. The remaining ten episodes of the show’s initial order will debut in 2019, with batches of ten episodes each airing in 2020 and 2021.
Discovery and the PGA TOUR are launching GOLFTV, powered by the PGA TOUR, a new live and on-demand international video streaming service, which will launch globally outside the United States on Jan. 1, 2019. GOLFTV will present more than 2,000 hours of live action each year as well as premium content on-demand. Live coverage will […]
The Premier Lacrosse League formally debuted to deliver a “true home for the sport with the best players, a strong business model, significant financial support, national media coverage through an exclusive agreement with NBC Sports Group, and a unique touring structure that will better serve players and fans,” according to the release. The league is […]
In yet another change at the top for broadcast networks, Charlie Collier, president of AMC Networks for ten years, is moving to Fox. Collier has been named chief executive of entertainment, replacing co-chief executive of the Fox Television Group, Gary Newman, who had planned to stay in the job only through this television season. The […]