Friday, August 2, 2013
Amazon Studios Greenlights Five Kids' Pilots
Amazon Studios, the Los Angeles content production arm of Amazon.com, has given the green light on five new children's series pilots, the company said this week. According to Amazon Studios, it has given the green light to Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street, Grid Smasher, Hard-Boiled Eggheads, The Jo. B. & G. Raff Show, and Wishenpoof!. The new shows come from both newtimers and veterans of the entertainment industry. Among those are Angela Santomero (Wishenpoof!) who created Blue's Clues and Super Why!, Dan Clark (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yo Gabba Gabba!), Duane Capiizi (Transformers Prime, Darkwing Duck), and Josh Selig (Sesame Street, Oobi).