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New Thomas & Friends on Netflix, Nick Jr

Mattel has announced that Season 27 of the animated series Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go premieres March 7th on Netflix in the US as well as many international markets including Canada, Spain, South Africa, India, and Singapore. The content will also debut later this year on Milkshake and Nick Jr in the UK, Cartoonito […]

February 27, 2024

Barbie and Stacie to the Rescue heading to Netflix

Mattel has announced that Barbie, Stacie and friends are returning for an all-new journey in Barbie and Stacie to the Rescue. Coming to Netflix on March 14th (September 5th in the UK), the hour-long special will follow Barbie’s middle sister, Stacie, as she comes to the rescue of Barbie and Skipper. Barbie and Stacie to […]

February 6, 2024

Boomerang switches to Cartoonito in SEA

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has announced that it will rebrand its kids’ TV channel Boomerang to Cartoonito in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong from July 28th. This switch is a result of positive feedback to the Cartoonito-branded block on Boomerang and Cartoon Network launched in 2022, and is focused on being more inclusive to […]

June 28, 2023

HBO, Cartoon Network order Scooby-Doo pre-school series

HBO Max and Cartoon Network have announced the first-ever Scooby-Doo preschool series, Scooby-Doo! And the Mystery Pups. Produced by Warner Bros Animation, the CGI-animated adventure comedy series finds the iconic best friends as camp counselors who lead a new crew on mystery-solving adventures at sleepaway camp. The series will join the Cartoonito preschool block in […]

May 24, 2022By Nik Roseveare

WarnerMedia launches Cartoonito in Japan, Korea, SEA

Cartoonito, WarnerMedia’s preschool brand, has made its Asian debut. The brand has launched a dedicated morning programming block on Cartoon Network in Japan, Southeast Asia and Korea. Tentpole shows in Southeast Asia and Korea include Lucas the Spider, Dino Ranch, Monchhichi and Esme & Roy. These sit alongside a slate of new and library series. […]

March 28, 2022

MeteoHeroes video game launches on PlayStation, PC

The first-ever MeteoHeroes video game has hit the market. The popular environmentally themed animated kids’ show MeteoHeroes, co-produced by Mondo TV and the leading Italian weather forecasting centre Meteo Operations Italia (MOPI), has inspired the game, whose international release has been confirmed on digital platforms. It can now be found on the PlayStation Store. The […]

February 28, 2022

WarnerMedia Kids expands partnership with Willems

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 […]

January 31, 2022