Tricon Kids & Family is the boutique division of Tricon Films & Television, featuring both acquired third party content and original production. Following the success of the multi-season, award winning format The Next Star, Tricon Kids & Family specializes in developing strategic partnerships in all genres including animation, live-action scripted and reality. Launched in 2002, Tricon's distribution arm has an impressive track record of selling a broad mix of award winning programming from scripted drama and comedy, to factual and documentary, and children's and family entertainment.