Spin Master Entertainment Brings Tenkai Knights to Teletoon Canada

TenkaiKnightsTenkai Knights, a new animated TV show, premiered on the Canadian channel Teletoon on September 29. New episodes will air on Sundays.

Tenkai Knights will feature 52 episodes, webisodes, an interactive website, as well an extensive toy line. The plot revolves around characters Guren, Ceylan, Chooki, and Toxsa, who accidentally stumble into an inter-dimensional portal and are ripped through space and time.

Spin Master Entertainment is responsible for distributing the Tenkai Knights broadcast in North and South America, while Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co. Ltd. will distribute the broadcast in Asian territories and Viz Media Europe will distribute Tenkai Knights in EMEA territories.

Spin Master Entertainment Launches its First Preschool Animated Series, Paw Patrol

PawPatrolSpin Master Entertainment, in association with Nickelodeon, launches its first solely owned intellectual property, Paw Patrol. Paw Patrol, based on a concept by Keith Chapman (Bob the Builder), with animation from Guru Studio (The Backyardigans and Justin Time), is set to premiere August 12 on Nickelodeon in the U.S., followed by the Canadian premiere on TVO and Knowledge Network on September 2. The series will begin airing on Nickelodeon’s international channels in the fall.

Paw Patrol is a CG-animated series starring a pack of six heroic puppies–Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, and Skye–led by a tech-savvy, 10-year-old boy, Ryder. The series focuses on citizenship, social skills, and problem-solving. The Paw Patrol work together to protect the Adventure Bay community believing that “No job is too big, no pup is too small!”

Spin Master is responsible for producing and distributing Paw Patrol in Canada through broadcast partners TVO and Knowledge Network, as well as owning the worldwide toy rights. Nickelodeon licensed from Spin Master the global (excluding Canada) distribution rights for the show on behalf of Viacom International, as well as ancillary exploitation rights, including licensing and merchandising.

Little Airplane and Spin Master Team for New Property

Little Airplane Productions (President and Founder Josh Selig pictured above) and Spin Master Entertainment, a division of Spin Master, Ltd., will unveil their newest property at this year’s MIPJunior, to be held October 2-3. The series, Suzy Takes the Stage, combines a new animation technique called “Theatre Arts Animation” with traditional stage techniques including trap doors and lighting effects. Little Airplane created Theatre Arts Animation exclusively for the new series.

Suzy Takes the Stage follows Suzy, a girl who acts out her days on the stage through comedy and song. The series will include 52 episodes at 11 minutes each.