Pop-music star Megan Nicole, who rose to fame on YouTube, will guest star in Netflix animated kids’ series “Popples,” which is based on the 1980s-era toy line of fluffy multicolored creatures. Megan…
Saban Brands is splitting itself into two divisions — entertainment and lifestyle — as the company expands its portfolio beyond the “Power Rangers” franchise. The move is meant to enable each…
Netflix is turning 1980s-era toy line Popples, a species of fluffy, multicolored bear/rabbit/marsupial-like creatures, into an original episodic animated series set to debut in late 2015 as…
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Saban Brands has created a global content distribution unit to handle “Power Rangers” and other properties. Frederic Soulie, Saban Brands’ senior VP of global distribution, will manage the…
Local on screen and scripting component grows as series qualifies for production grants
Saban Brands and Cirque Du Soleil Media have entered into a pact to develop a children’s-entertainment property based on elements from the live-entertainment company’s long-running productions. The…
Shine America has tapped Rob Hughes as vice prez of marketing, and Kevin Ivey as exec director of research. Pair will be based in Shine’s Los Angeles office, and report to Vivi Zigler, president of…
In Haim Saban’s entry on the Forbes 400 list, the capsule summary cites the source of his wealth — estimated to exceed $3 billion — as “self-made, television.” Seldom is the magazine’s roster of…
In one of its largest content deals to date, Hulu Plus has inked an exclusive multiyear pact with WWE to stream all of the company's TV shows and some of its Web series.
WWE is getting its wrestlers back on Saturday mornings, as the company has seen its younger fanbase grow since embracing a family friendly PG rating for all of its shows in 2008.
The CW is turning over its Saturday-morning animation block for kids to Saban Brands, the network announced Thursday.