Thursday, March 17th, 2011


Time To Shine! Our Brands are Stronger than Ever!

Surging Momentum
2010 was the highest rated year ever for Disney Channel and Disney XD.
The new Disney Junior posted double-digit gains over last year’s day part.

New Hits, New Talent
Shake it Up, Pair of Kings, and Jake and the Never Land Pirates are our new #1 shows

Contact us to connect with kids, moms and families in a big way!
SOURCE: Nielsen Media Research. Click here for the full source data.

Cynopsis: Kids!


Good morning. It’s Thursday, March 17, 2011, and this is your first early morning Kids briefing.

Upfront 2011: Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior

Disney Channel held its upfront presentation, themed Time to Shine, yesterday morning at Gotham Hall in NYC, where Disney showcased 13 new original series (435 episodes in 2011, 30% more than last year, which does not include acquisitions), and several new original TV movies, for Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior.  The event featured musical performances by Selena Gomez (Wizards of Waverly Place) and by China Anne McClain, who stars in Disney Channel’s new series ANT Farm and has a deal with Hollywood Records, a martial arts demonstration by Leo Howard, star of Disney XD’s new series Kickin’ It, and a song by Bones and Sharky of The Neverland Pirate Band (Disney Junior’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates), as well as appearances by Debby Ryan, star of the new series Jessie and The Suite Life on Deck, and the cast of Shake It Up, and Radio Disney’s Ernie D.  Disney’s new (some previously announced) and returning programming for the 2011/12 season includes:

Disney Channel

  • Jessie – the newest series to be announced, wills star Debby Ryan (The Suite Life on Deck, 16 Wishes), as a Texas teen serving as an au pair to a wealthy family, with four kids, in New York City.  The pilot was penned by Pamela Eels O’Connell (Family Matters, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Suite Life on Deck), who will serve as exec producer on the series.  Slated to premiere in fall 2011, Jessie is described as a companion piece for Good Luck Charlie.  It is from It’s a Laugh Productions.
  • Gravity Falls – a new animated series that follows city kids, Dipper and Mabel Pines, as they reluctantly spend the summer with their grumpy great uncle in Gravity Falls, Oregon, but it turns out not to be a boring tourist spot, rather a strange place filled with all kinds of creatures and adventures.  Created and executive produced by Alex Hirsh (Fish Hooks), Gravity Falls is produced by Disney Television Animation.
  • ANT Farm – The series stars revolves around 11-year-old China Sparks, a music prodigy that attends a high school as part of ANT (Accelerated Natural Talent).  China and her ANT friends do their best to make their way through high school as the youngest students there, who aren’t all that welcome by all the high schoolers.  Created by Dan Signer (The Suite Life On Deck, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) and exec produced by Singer and Stephen Engel (The Big Bang Theory, Mad About You), the series is from It’s A Laugh Productions.
  • Phineas and Ferb, which airs on Disney Channel and Disney XD, will be back with new episodes and an original TV movie, Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension.  The new TV movie will premiere this summer.  The series and movie are created and exec produced by Dan Povenmire and Jeff “Swampy” Mash, and are productions of Disney Television Animation. 
  • Other returning series includes Shake it Up, which has been picked up for a second season, and Good Luck Charlie.  A Good Luck Charlie holiday themed original TV movie is set to premiere later this year.
  • Geek Charming – a new coming of age Disney Channel original movie stars Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) and Matt Prokop (High School Musical 3: Senior Year).  Based on a young adult novel by Robin Palmer, the story revolves around the dynamics of high school popularity and the dreaded social hierarchy.  The movie was penned by Elizabeth Hackett and Hilary Galanoy, and will be directed by Jeffrey Hornaday.  Exec producers on the project are David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman (both of The Muppets, The Fighter, The Proposal) and Paul Shapiro (Detroit 1-8-7).  Geek Charming is a production of Mandeville Films and Television.
  • Frenemies – a new original movie that follows three pairs of friends as they navigate the world of best friends who turn into enemies, and back again.  The movie is slated to premiere in 2012.  Written by Dava Savel, Wendy Weiner, Jim Krieg and to be directed by Daisy Mayer, the movie’s producers are Les Morgenstein and Bob Levy. It is a production of Alloy Entertainment.

Disney XD

  • Kickin’ It – a previously announced new live-action comedy that revolves around a struggling dojo, and the hotshot skateboarder hired to teach a ragtag group of neighborhood kids.  The series was created by Jim O’Doherty (3rd Rock from the Sun), who exec produces it with Marc Warren (That’s So Raven). It is from It’s A Laugh Productions.
  • Ultimate Spider-Man – the new animated series will be part of the upcoming Marvel programming block on the channel.  The series follows a teenage Peter Parker, just a year after gaining his Spidey powers.  Now, Nick Fury gives Peter the chance to go to the next level, learning to work with a group and become The Ultimate Spider-Man.  The series’ creative team includes Paul Dini (Batman: The Animated Series, Lost), Man of Action Studios (Ben 10, Generator Rex), comprised of creators Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle; and Brian Michael Bendis (visionary behind Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man comic series).
  • Tron: Uprising – the new animated series was previewed at the upfront, pretty nifty looking, and is set to premiere in fall 2012.  The series is set after the 1982 Tron movie and before the most recent movie Tron: Legacy.  The series will be preceded on the network by a 10-part Tron micro-series debuting in winter 2012. The voice cast includes Elijah Wood, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Mandy Moore, Nate Corddry, Lance Henriksen, Paul Reubens, Reginald VelJohnson and Bruce Boxleitner.  A noted group of artists, animators, directors, producers and digital technicians includes executive producer/director Charlie Bean (Robotboy, Samurai Jack, Powerpuff Girls), and consulting producers Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz (screenwriters of Tron: Legacy, executive producers of Lost) and Justin Springer (co-producer Tron: Legacy).
  • Motorcity – the previously announced animated series is set in futuristic Detroit owned by an evil billionaire, Abraham Kane, who has banned personal freedoms, including cars.  Kane must contend with a group of hot-rod driving rebels who want to stop him.  Created by Chris Prynoski and produced by Disney Television Animation and Titmouse, Motorcity is slated to premiere in winter 2012.  The voice cast is Reid Scott, Nate Torrence, Kate Micucci, Kel Mitchell, Jess Harnell, Brian Doyle Murray, Jim Breuer and Mark Hamill. It is executive produced and directed by Prynoski (Metalocalypse, Megas XLR, Downtown). Craig Lewis (Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends) is the story editor and John O’Bryan (Avatar: The Last Airbender) and George Krstic (Star Wars: Clone Wars) are staff writers.
  • Returning series, both renewed for second seasons, include Pair of Kings and Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil, the latter which premieres its second season next month and will feature a host of celebrity guest stars.

Disney Junior

  • Oki’s Oasis – the new animated western for the preschool set stars Mandy Moore as the voice of Oki, a kitty cat sheriff in the town of Nice and Friendly Corners.  Oki helps keep the town ‘nice and friendly’ and helps solve problems as they arise with her social skills and lessons.  The series is a production of Wildbrain Entertainment.
  • Doc McStuffins – announced earlier, the new animated series will debut simultaneously with launch of the 24/7 Disney Junior channel in 2012.  The series revolves around 6-year-old Dottie “Doc” McStuffins, who talks to and helps cure stuffed animals and toys in her backyard clinic. Created by writer Chris Nee (Little Bill), who also executive produces, and directed by Norton Virgien (Rugrats), the series is a production of animation studio Brown Bag Films in association with Disney Channel.
  • Sofia the First – is a new animated special and a series pilot set in the world of the Disney Princesses.  Sofia is the young daughter of a commoner single parent, until her mom marries the King, and she becomes royalty. Sofia discovers many lessons about being a real and good princess with the help of three familiar fairies in charge of the Royal Training Academy (Flora, Fauna and Merryweather from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty).  The project is from Disney Television Animation.
  • 7D – the animated pilot welcomes back the Seven Dwarfs from the Brothers Grimm story Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, but with a new creative take, a comic and contemporary reimagining.  Set in Jollywood, the series feature music as the 7D help Queen Delightful.  A production of Disney Television Animation, the pilot episode is directed by Tom Ruegger (Animaniacs), from a script by Craig Shemin (Tasty Time with ZeFronk), and character design by Noah Z. Jones (Fish Hooks).
  • Minnie Bow-Toons – Set in Minnie’s Bow-Tique, the short-form animated series features Minnie and her pal Daisy Duck, and is set to debut this year.  The short-form series will be followed by a full-length series that takes place at Minnie’s Bow-tique Hotel, where guests include some classic Disney characters.  Minnie’s Bow-Toons is produced by Kate Boutilier and Eryk Casemiro (Olivia) and directed by Robert Ramirez (“Can You Teach My Alligator Manners?”). It is also a production of Disney Television Animation.
  • Jake and the Never Land Pirates, which focuses on teamwork and features original music, has been picked up for a second season.  The series is from Disney Television Animation.


India’s DQ Entertainment (DQE), an animation production and distribution company, unveiled its 3D feature film release schedule for 2012-14.  Currently in development, DQE plans to release three 3D movies, one each year, for budgets of about $25-30 million each.  DQE recently produced the 3D animated stereoscopic feature film, The Prodigies, which is not for kids, with Onyx Films and Fidelite Films, France, and which will be distributed by Warner Bros. and Studio37, France.  DQE’s new kid/family 3D feature film production slate:

  • The Jungle Book (releasing 2012-13) – the movie is an extension of DQE’s CGI animated The Jungle Book TV series, is also based on the original work by Rudyard Kipling.
  • The New Adventures of Peter Pan (2013-14) – the movie storyline features the fight to save Neverland from Captain Hook as well as other ‘unimaginable evils’ that inhabit Neverland.  Wendy, Michael and John will join Peter on the adventure.
  • The Phoenix and The Flying Carpet (2013-14) – originally written by Edith Nesbit, the story follows the adventures of five kids and the millennial phoenix, a hugely vain bird, around the world.


Nickelodeon‘s series Fanboy and Chum Chum, featuring the voices of Josh Duhamel and Jamie Kennedy, heads to DVD for the first time on May 24, 2011.  Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, the Fanboy and Chum Chum DVD will feature eight adventure from the first season of the CG-animated series as well as bonus content, such as six Fanboy and Chum Chum shorts and the pilot episode of Nickelodeon’s series Planet Sheen.


FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) takes Crown Creative‘s Rebecca Bonbon design property to China, adding further exclusive rights ownership of the brand.  FME has appointed Promotional Partners Worldwide (PPW) to act as the official master licensee for Rebecca Bonbon in the region in a three-year deal.  PPW and FME will work together to develop a consumer product drive and licensing program for Rebecca Bonbon in China, specifically targeting teen girls and young women, in order to help expose the brand and attract licensees.  PPW will focus on generating deals in the apparel, accessories, jewelry, timepiece, mobile and computer accessories, stationery, gifts, home decoration and confectionery markets, as well as establishing exclusive retail partnerships and creating collaborative apparel collections with well known Chinese fashion brands.  Created by designer Yuko Shimizu, the original Hello Kitty designer, Rebecca Bonbon continues to be popular in Japan, and in other parts of the world including the US and Canada.  FME represents the Rebecca Bonbon worldwide (excluding Japan and Korea).

Universal Pictures and Walmart launch a retail program tied to the new mixed live action/CG-animated movie Hop, the second film from Illumination Entertainment that opens April 1.  Beginning today, consumers can go to 3,000+ Walmart stores and create Hop-themed Easter baskets, and shop the in-store movie-inspired Candy Factor that offers 100 exclusive licensed products, which includes candy, toys, activities, and apparel.  Hop products available at Walmart come from a range of licensees including: Frankford Easter baskets; Hershey’s (candy); Frankford (chocolates and candy); Garan (boys t-shirts); Topsville (girls t-shirts); Bakery Craft (cookies, craft items); Create a Treat (cookie decorations); Keystone Bakeries (baked goods); Kool-Aid and Country Time Lemonade; Kraft Mac & Cheese; Velveeta Shells & Cheese; Funrise (plush, bubbles, pinwheels, paddle board, memory card game); Dalmatian Press (coloring and activity books); Townley (bath and body products).  Walmart will also offer Hop-themed video games for the Nintendo DS, DSi and 3DS, greeting cards and kid’s books.

Big Tent Entertainment expands two licensing partnerships for its pop culture property Domo.  Following up on their original Domo licensing deals, Concept One and Dark Horse Comics enter into new multi-year pacts with Big Tent to develop a wide range of products based on Domo in categories including accessories and novelties, which will be available this year and moving forward.  Under its new deal, Concept One will create Domo-themed computer sleeves, silicone phone cases, rubber bracelets, bikinis, booty shorts, belt buckles, and a full range of new bags, headwear, cold weather accessories, small leather goods, flip flops, and slippers.  Dark Horse Comics newly expanded deal will see it create Domo tin lunch boxes and PVC figures that will be sold at retail in sets.

Video game publisher 505 Games will release a new Johnny Test game exclusively for Nintendo DS on March 29, 2011 in North America, and then in Europe in September 2011.  Based on Cookie Jar Entertainment’s animated series, which airs on Cartoon Network, this is the first full-length Johnny Test videogame.  The Johnny Test videogame storyline starts as Johnny tampers with Susan and Mary’s ‘Real Life Simulator’ machine, unintentionally giving Mr. Wacko access to the machine, who then uses it to turn the town of Porkbelly into a Medieval city.  Additionally, Brain Freezer holds the twins’ Gil Nexdor hostage.  Johnny and Dukey push the limits and use their endless gadgets to fix the experiment gone wrong.  The game features include: 12 funny adventurous levels, including videogame parodies; lets gamers play as Johnny or as his alter egos Johnny X or Trooper J!; plays with limits (like speed limits, time limits, physical limits) with a collection of gadgets from the lab; gamers can change Johnny’s mood and ego through each different level to help alter each situation.  The game will release in Europe in September 2011.

SpottyWot and DottyWot, stars of the animated series the WotWots, will make their first pubic appearance in Canada at the 10th annual Capital Parent & Kid’s Show in Ottawa on April 2 and 3, 2011, at the Nepean Sportsplex.  The WotWots is produced by Pukeko Pictures and made at Richard Taylor’s Weta Workshop (Lord of the Rings, King Kong).


Bestseller Children’s Fiction (top 10), Week of March 14, 2011: Title; Author (Publisher)
I Am Number Four; Pittacus Lore (Harper)
Beastly; Alex Flinn (HarperTeen)
Witch & Wizard; James Patterson & Gabrielle Charbonnet (Little, Brown)
The Lost Hero; Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion)
Red Riding Hood; Sarah Blaley-Cartwright (Little, Brown/Poppy)
The Red Pyramid; Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion)
Witch & Wizard: The Gift; James Patterson & Ned Rust (Little, Brown)
The Book Thief; Markus Zusak (Knopf)
Moon Over Manifest; Clare Vanderpool (Delacorte)
Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not So Popular Party Girl; Rachel Renee Russell (Aladdin)
Compiled from data received from independent and chain bookstores.
Source: Publishers Weekly

Program Call:  Cynopsis Media will be producing our annual MIPTV Shopping Guide sent to all Cynopsis and Cynopsis Kids subscribers on Thursday, March 31, the week before MIPTV 2011 in Cannes. If you’re exhibiting at MIPTV this year and would like to have your programming included, please send us only the following info for your top 5 shows: title, availability date, number of episodes, length, type (i.e., movie, series, special, etc.), genre and your terms (barter, cash, etc.) as well as your company’s stand/booth location. To be included in this free and highly-viewed special edition, please send your submission to [email protected] no later than Friday, March 25, 2011. A confirmation email will be sent following each submission from Lisa (if you don’t receive a confirmation email, please resubmit).


Cyn opsis presents: Upfront 2011- The Kids! Market (Publishing March 22)

The Kids! Market, the 1st in the Upfront 2011 Special Edition Series, will provide an
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Upcoming Upfront 2011 Special Editions
Cable (4/6), Syndication (4/19), Spanish Language (5/3), Broadcast (5/16)

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Contact Mike Farina to reserve today:  [email protected], 203.218.6480

Answer to Yesterday’s Trivia:  If in a soft melodic tones you instructed of “happy trees” and “happy little clouds” and “pretty mountains”, who were you?  BOB ROSS: THE JOY OF PAINTING  Kudos to: Brendan Bishopp-The Beacon Media Group/Mahwah; Julie Stowell-Tribune Media Services/Queensbury; Rebecca Gottlieb-Cartoon Network/NY; Robert Levy-Nickelodeon/NY; Heather Floore-KDAF/Dallas; Matthew Bergeron-Disney Channels Worldwide/Burbank; Brett Ashy-The Ashy Agency/LA; Tanya Pirozzo-Nelvana Marketing/Toronto

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04/17/24: Cynopsis Jobs

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DIRECT RESPONSE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE TV One NEW YORK, NY – HYBRID REMOTE Carry out the entire sales process from initial contact to deal close as well as build and maintain exceptional relationships with advertisers and agencies by communicating TV One Network’s values and brand strength. Full info HERE *** […]

Cynopsis Digital Out of Home 04/17/24: SambaTV and GSTV team to analyze ad effectiveness; Vistar Media expands in Latin America

Wednesday April 17, 2024 SambaTV and GSTV have teamed for a national quick-service restaurant brand and a national CPG brand to analyze the reach and frequency of GSTV campaigns compared to national and local TV schedules. “Our collaboration with GSTV unifies the impact of advertising effectiveness both in and out of the home,” said Samba […]

Cynopsis 04/17/24: Amazon picks up Travis Kelce-hosted game show

Wednesday April 17, 2024 Today’s Premieres Hulu: Under the Bridge; See You in Another Life Netflix: Our Living World; Don’t Hate the Player; The Grimm Variations; The Circle Speedvision: Helping Hands Garage at 8p TVMonde5USA: Sortez-mol de moi at 11:30p IN THE NEWS Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) want details about […]