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2011-04-06 19:45:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned family entertainment producer and distributor The Jim Henson Company has partnered with 24-hour preschool television channel Sprout and Northern Ireland's Sixteen South Limited for the co-production of 26 half-hour episodes (52 x 11') of the new preschool series, PAJANIMALS, which will air exclusively in the U.S. on Sprout. The innovative series, featuring four cuddly musical puppets, will premiere on Sprout in the U.S. in fall...

2011-03-17 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company, a long time leader in family entertainment, and Spirit Music Group, a top independent music publishing company, have entered into an unprecedented global, multi-year joint venture in which the companies will co-own and co-publish songs, scores and soundtracks from Henson's future output of new film, television and web-based programming. The Jim Henson Company will bring its internationally-known brand, talent...

2011-02-17 12:26:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Guillermo Del Toro and The Jim Henson Company have joined forces with Pathe to develop and produce a 3D stop motion animated version of PINOCCHIO based on the edition of Carlo Collodi's classic tale illustrated by Gris Grimly. Grimly will co-direct with Mark Gustafson (Animation Director on THE FANTASTIC MR. FOX). The team plans to move forward with production of the film later in 2011. In this new version of one of the world's best-loved...

2010-09-08 19:22:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jim Henson Company announced today the production of an all-new second season of the award-winning, animated preschool series DINOSAUR TRAIN(TM). A hit with both U.S. and international audiences, the new season will premiere in fall 2011 in the U.S. on PBS KIDS® where it ranks in the top 5 children's programs among kids ages 2 to 5.* The show will continue to be co-produced by Singapore-based Sparky Animation. The second...

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