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WarnerMedia Kids expands partnership with Willems

January 31, 2022

WarnerMedia Kids & Family is expanding its partnership with children’s book author, illustrator and playwright Mo Willems ahead of a slate of originals for HBO Max and Cartoon Network.

HBO Max has extended its licensing rights to the Emmy-nominated Mo Willems and The Storytime All-Stars Present: Don’t Let the Pigeon Do Storytime! and Mo Willems Story Time Shorts! Both programmes are available to stream now on HBO Max.

These tites programs will continue offering kids and families ways to engage and enjoy content from Willems as they look forward to his new projects on Cartoonito on HBO Max and Cartoon Network. They include the animated musical event, Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Underground Rock Experience, premiering this summer, and Unlimited Squirrels, an upcoming animated series debuting next year.

In collaboration with Stampede Ventures as his producing partner, Willems signed on with WarnerMedia Kids & Family for a multi-year deal to create live-action Storytime Specials, and multiple animated and live-action series based on his popular children’s books.

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