CBC’s 2018-19 Lineup Includes 17 New Series

May 25, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Great Pacific Media, High Arctic Haulers, Molly of the Denali

Joanna Padovano Tong/ World Screen Canada’s CBC has unveiled its 2018-19 programming slate, which comprises 17 new series and 36 renewals spanning a variety of genres. The new CBC Kids originals are Becca’s Bunch, a comedy from Jam Media; Big Blue, an underwater adventure from Guru Studio; Endlings, a sci-fi series from Sinking Ship; Kingdom Force, an action show … Read More

CBC ANNOUNCES NEW AND RETURNING PROGRAMMING SLATE FOR 2018-19 SEASON

May 24, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Great Pacific Media, High Arctic Haulers, Kim's Convenience, Molly of the Denali

Greg David, TV Eh? From a media release: Canada’s public broadcaster today announced its robust 2018-19 slate, including 17 new series and 36 renewed titles – one of CBC’s largest returning lineups to date. CBC’s upcoming year of original Canadian programming includes drama, comedy, factual, arts, music, kids, sports, news and documentary programming across television, … Read More

PBS cartoon to depict life in rural Alaska

May 17, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Molly of the Denali

Amanda Bohman/ Daily News-Miner FAIRBANKS — In “Molly of Denali,” an animated series appearing next year on PBS, a 10-year-old Alaska Native girl helps her parents run a general store, bunkhouse and transport hub in the fictional village of Qyah, Alaska.  The first of 38 half-hour episodes plus a 1-hour special will start in summer … Read More

PBS Kids Announces New Series ‘Let’s Go Luna!’ and ‘Molly of Denali’

May 11, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Industry News, Molly of the Denali

Tom McLean/ Animation World Network ‘Luna’ exposes young viewers to social studies concepts while ‘Molly’ follows the adventures of an Alaska Native girl. ARLINGTON, VA. — PBS Kids announced this week two new animated series at the PBS Annual Meeting: Let’s Go Luna! and Molly of Denali. Molly of Denali will debut nationwide in summer 2019 on PBS stations, the 24/7 … Read More

PBS Kids orders Alaskan toon

May 10, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Molly of the Denali

Nico Franks/ C21 Media PBS Kids in the US has ordered an action-adventure animated comedy that it says will be the first nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaska Native as the lead character. Molly of Denali (38×30’/1×60′), currently in production with PBS station WGBH and Atomic Cartoons in Canada, follows the adventures of … Read More

PBS KIDS Announces ‘Molly of Denali’ Series with Alaska Native Lead

May 9, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Industry News, Molly of the Denali

Mercedes Milligan/ Animation Magazine At the PBS Annual Meeting today, PBS KIDS announced Molly of Denali — a new animated series that will debut nationwide in summer 2019 across PBS stations, the 24/7 KIDS PBS channel and its digital platforms, and the first nationally distributed children’s show in the US to feature an Alaska Native lead character. … Read More

PBS Kids orders first Alaskan Native series

May 9, 2018Atomic Cartoons, Industry News, Molly of the Denali

Alexandra Whyte/ Kidscreen PBS KIDS is doubling down on diversity with a new greenlight for Molly of Denali(pictured), the first US nationally distributed children’s series to feature an Alaskan Native lead character. Co-Produced by WGBH Boston and Atomic Cartoons, the animated series will premiere next summer on PBS stations as well as the pubcaster’s 24/7 channel … Read More