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2013-10-11 12:24:29

New Halloween-Themed Peter Rabbit Debuts Friday, Oct. 25, at 1:30 P.M. (ET/PT) NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon and independent media company Silvergate Media today announced the greenlight of a second season (26 episodes, two half-hour specials) of the hit animated preschool series Peter Rabbit. Launched on Nick in December 2012, Peter Rabbit is based on the characters created by Beatrix Potter in her classic children's series The Tales of Peter Rabbit. Peter...

2013-02-07 16:24:56

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nickelodeon brings treasured literary icon Peter Rabbit to life with the debut of the brand-new CG-animated preschool series, Peter Rabbit, on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT). The series is a fresh re-imagining of the popular Beatrix Potter children's books based on Peter Rabbit, which have sold over 250 million copies worldwide and been translated into 35 languages. Peter Rabbit features educational goals that encourage preschoolers to learn...

2013-01-15 08:22:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Gap introduces a limited-edition collection for babyGap inspired by world-famous author Beatrix Potter and her captivating children's book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Drawing from Potter's mischievous characters and magical adventures, the babyGap collection brings to life a modern interpretation of the enchanting world of Peter Rabbit through imaginative gifts for girls and boys from newborn to 24 months. The collection is available starting...

2012-11-28 12:25:20

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Rabbit hops on to the TV screen with the premiere of Nickelodeon's brand-new primetime holiday special, "Peter Rabbit's Christmas Tale," Friday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). Told with humor and heart, the special is a fresh re-imagining of the classic Beatrix Potter children's books, which have sold over 250 million copies worldwide and been translated into 35 languages. Peter Rabbit is produced in conjunction with Silvergate Media and animated by...

2010-12-21 08:30:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sideways, a software company that transforms books, magazines and other publications into immersive experiences on mobile devices, today announced its patent-pending Buddy Reading technology with a version of Beatrix Potter's classic in Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition for the iPad, iPhone and Touch. Taking advantage of Apple's new Game Center technology, Buddy Edition allows two people to remotely read aloud together. Now a parent on a business trip can...

2010-10-04 09:41:00

CANNES, France, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, today announced a partnership with media content company, Chorion and the publisher, Frederick Warne & Co., owners of the Beatrix Potter(TM) property, to develop and produce a brand-new animated preschool series based on the characters created by Beatrix Potter in the series The Tales of Peter Rabbit. Slated to air in 2012 on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr., the series will feature many...

2008-08-28 06:00:49

By Jenny Haworth Environment Correspondent IT COULD be the animal's large appealing eyes and attractive furry features. Or it could be its association with popular television shows and films from Springwatch to Harry Potter. Whatever the reason, the otter has shot up the popularity stakes to become the nation's new favourite mammal. The rarely seen animal has risen up the rankings after failing to feature in a previous poll in 2000, which was won by the dolphin. It scooped 265 out...

2008-08-28 00:00:26

Very occasionally we are treated to something very different on TV which does not spell out sex, violence and bad attitude. The other Sunday evening the BBC showed the Miss Potter film, made in 2006. Real good Sunday night viewing to behold, so very beautifully photographed and so gentle and tranquil - a tonic which really calms the sheer frustration of today's world. Britain indeed has produced some wonderful writers, and Helen Beatrix Potter has made her mark as the most...

2006-04-18 15:59:05

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Renee Zellweger has signed to star in the horror thriller "Case 39," playing a social worker who saves an abused 10-year-old girl from her parents only to discover that things are not as they appear. The project is set up at Paramount Pictures, which is looking for a director. Zellweger recently dropped out of another Paramount project, "The Eye," which was set up at Tom Cruise's production company and has now been shelved. "Case...

2006-04-18 01:52:57

By Tatiana Siegel LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Renee Zellweger has signed to star in the horror thriller "Case 39," playing a social worker who saves an abused 10-year-old girl from her parents only to discover that things are not as they appear. The project is set up at Paramount Pictures, which is looking for a director. Zellweger recently dropped out of another Paramount project, "The Eye," which was set up at Tom Cruise's production company and has now been shelved. "Case...