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Final Kidscreen Hot50 Rankings 2016 Announced!

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Kidscreen is thrilled to announce the results of its Hot50 ranking of 2016’s leading companies in broadcasting, production, distribution, licensing and digital media.

These rankings were determined by vote, with all of Kidscreen’s 16,500+ magazine and newsletter subscribers invited to participate over a three-week period in the fall. Here are the final results by category:

BROADCASTING
1.  Netflix

  1. Cartoon Network
  2. PBS KIDS
  3. CBeebies
  4. Amazon
  5. NBCU Sprout
  6. Nickelodeon
  7. Corus Kids
  8. DHX Media
  9. Disney Channels Worldwide

PRODUCTION
1.  Amazon Studios

  1. DHX Media
  2. Sinking Ship Entertainment
  3. Cartoon Network Studios
  4. Mattel
  5. Brown Bag Films
  6. 9 Story Media Group
  7. The LEGO Group
  8. Entertainment One
  9. Zag America/Zagtoon

DISTRIBUTION

  1. DHX Media
  2. CAKE
  3. Entertainment One
  4. 9 Story Media Group
  5. The Jim Henson Company
  6. Sesame Workshop
  7. Sinking Ship Entertainment
  8. The Pokémon Company
  9. PBS Distribution
  10. Boat Rocker Rights

LICENSING

  1. The LEGO Group
  2. Aardman Animations
  3. Entertainment One
  4. DHX Media
  5. Cartoon Network
  6. Nickelodeon Consumer Products
  7. Mattel
  8. Sesame Workship
  9. Hasbro
  10. Rovio Entertainment

DIGITAL MEDIA

  1. YouTube Kids
  2. Toca Boca
  3. PBS KIDS
  4. Cartoon Network
  5. DHX Media
  6. The Pokémon Company
  7. Sinking Ship Entertainment
  8. Rovio Entertainment
  9. DreamWorks TV
  10. Hopster

The top-ranked companies in each category will be formally inducted into the Kidscreen Hot50 Hall of Fame in a celebration to be held during Kidscreen Summit 2017 (February 13-16 • Miami, Florida).

All of the Hot50 companies are showcased on a dedicated microsite for a full year (http://kidscreen.com/hot50/2016/), and then will be archived so this content is still searchable and accessible online. A special print issue will also be distributed with Kidscreen’s February/March issue at Kidscreen Summit.

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