Nickelodeon has ordered 52 episodes of animated preschool series "Lalaoopsy," with an eye on a spring premiere.
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France's Carrere Group, one of its biggest TV producers, has sought "redressement judiciare," Gaul's version of a Chapter 11 filing.
India's DQ Entertainment has struck a five-year co-production alliance said to be worth more than $100 million with Europe's Moonscoop Group.