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.
They’ll be there for you – for a while, at least. A notice on Netflix’s Friends page saying that the 1994-2004 sitcom would be available “Until 1/1/19” caused alarm in the Twitterverse, but the streamer struck a deal with WarnerMedia for a reported $100 million to keep exclusive streaming rights for another year. That’s up […]
Jessica Lange (American Horror Story) will rejoin exec producer/writer/showrunner Ryan Murphy in Netflix’s upcoming satirical comedy, The Politician…James Norton (McMafia) and Ben Miles (The Crown) are set to star in BBC One drama The Trial of Christine Keeler…Joe Cole (Peaky Blinders) and Sope Dirisu (Humans) landed lead roles in Cinemax drama Gangs of London.
NBC Sports Group tied up a multi-year extension of its exclusive partnership with MX Sports Pro Racing to continue as the television and digital home of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. In addition, Lucas Oil returns as the series’ title sponsor. NBC Sports Group will present comprehensive coverage of every qualifier, Moto 1 and […]
The XFL unveiled the eight cities and venues its teams will call home when the league launches the weekend of February 8-9, 2020. The announcement was made today by XFL Commissioner & CEO Oliver Luck, who named participating cities Dallas (playing at Globe Life Park), Houston (TDECU Stadium), LA (StubHub Center), New York (MetLife Stadium), […]
MTN DEW AMP is gunning for new audiences, locking in deals with the Call of Duty World League and OpTic Gaming for its new beverage brand, titled Game Fuel. The PepsiCo brand will be officially launched on Jan. 14 with four flavors while the can will feature a no-slip grip that “mirrors the design of […]