A discussion of the pros and cons of live-action versus animation in children's television
Hi, everybody! Eager to catch up with all your CMA buddies at the mixer, but have been too busy this summer to know what to talk about? Don’t worry! I got you covered. Here are some ideas for networking topics: The immensely successful “Reading Rainbow” Kickstarter Almost $6.5 million dollars were raised by almost 106,000 … Continue reading CMA Blog Post: Networking Topics for the CMA Mixer
This is it, gentle reader. The last blog of 2013 and well...the last blog for me. I hope you readers have found it to be a lot of fun, very educational and more than a little bit wacky! I know that's how I feel about the last two years. I'll see you all at a … Continue reading Red Chair Event (Much Better Than a Redrum Event)
This summer CMA teamed up with Women in Toys for a panel discussing the ins and outs of licensing. Particularly, tried and true brands vs. new properties emerging into the market. Our illustrious panelists included: Liza Abrams: VP, Global Licensing and Marketing Sakar International. Her work at Sakar includes brands such as Hello Kitty, Monster … Continue reading Licensing – Tried and True vs. New Kid on the Block: The Ultimate Smackdown
Due to popular demand, we're moving this blog post up in the rotation for all the many millions who weren't able to get into the event. The Gatekeepers of Children’s Television event was such a hot ticket item that president Sarah suggested that scalpers were selling tickets outside and I wouldn’t be surprised if that … Continue reading Pitching A Show: Like Dating Without the Free Meal
Ahh Facebook. It has changed my life. Now instead of inventing the next great children’s television series I can read all about what some of my friends had for lunch and just how great it is that it is Friday. Okay, okay I’m being cynical (I get to be cynical a couple times a year) … Continue reading Now Kids Can Waste Hours A Day Not Doing Their Work, Too!
March 23, 2011 Nickelodeon Kaleidoscope: What’s So Funny? The Big Secret, Revealed What do kids find funny? Flatulence, it turns out. This being something I’ve always known, I attended the latest WiCM event hoping to find out what else is funny. “What’s So Funny?” featured the results of Nick Kaleidoscope’s latest findings. Nickelodeon Kaleidoscope conducts … Continue reading Hey! You kids! What in Sam Hill is so gall-durned funny?!