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If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Amazon Announces “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” “Sigmund & the Sea Monsters” Join Fall Slate of Kids Originals

by Ed Liuon September 7, 2017
Amazon Announces Fall Slate for Kids Originals Including If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and Sid & Marty Krofft’s Sigmund and the Sea Monsters Wishenpoof and The Stinky & Dirty Show return for second seasons New fall programming highlights impactful storytelling and inspiring characters SEATTLE—September 7, 2017—(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced its fall slate for […]
Lost in Oz Season 1

Review: “Lost in Oz” Season 1 – Great Way to Get Lost

by Ed Liuon August 4, 2017
When Lost in Oz premiered as a pilot, I said, “The very best thing I can say about Lost in Oz is that I really, really hope Amazon picks it up for a full season because I’m absolutely dying to find out what happens next.” Fortunately, someone was listening, since Lost in Oz was picked […]

Ronja the Robber's Daughter

Review: “Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter” Mostly Robs Your Time

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2017
My review of Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter could begin and end with the statement that I couldn’t get through all 13 screener episodes of the show that Amazon Studios sent over to us, even after multiple attempts. The anime series from Studio Ghibli and Saltkråkan (the Astrid Lindgren company) looks extremely impressive in its pedigree […]


Amazon Studios Stinky and Dirty Show

Review: “The Stinky and Dirty Show” – Streaming STEM

by Ed Liuon September 2, 2016
Kate and Jim McMullan launched a kids book franchise with I Stink, a delightfully illustrated ode to a New York City garbage truck as it makes its rounds throughout the city. The first follow-up was I’m Dirty, centering on a backhoe loader. Amazon Studios has picked up the property and launched The Stinky and Dirty […]

Review: Amazon Pilot Season (Summer 2016) Premieres

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2016
Amazon Studios has released its latest batch of pilot episodes for the 2016 season, with a half-dozen new offerings aimed at kids, five of which are animated and one of which is a remake of a classic puppet-driven TV series from the 1970’s. How do they measure up? Reviewed in the order that the pilot […]
Tumble Leaf

Toonzone Explores “Tumble Leaf” with Tara Sorensen and Drew Hodges

by Christopher Glennonon June 16, 2016
Tumble Leaf is a multi-Emmy award-winning Amazon original preschool series.  Amazon Studios hosted an event in celebration of the premier of the second season of the series.  Toon Zone News was able to speak with Tara Sorensen, Head of Kids’ Programming for Amazon Studios, and Tumble Leaf creator and executive producer Drew Hodges, for interviews. […]