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CBBC, BBC WW Announce ANIM8 Shortlist

CBBC and BBC Worldwide have revealed the shortlist of entries that will go into the second stage of the channel’s animation pilot scheme ANIM8, with the aim of finding the next big ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC Kicks Off Toon Pilot Initiative

CBBC — in partnership with BBC Worldwide — is launching its first ever animated series pilot initiative, ANIM8. The pubcaster is seeking pitches for character-driven toon ... Continue Reading →
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OobEdoO Picks Up ‘Charlie & Lola’

U.K. digital service for preschoolers and parents OobEdoO has acquired three major titles to add to its growing roster of quality kids’ programming, including from BBC Worldwide, ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Orders Third Season of ‘Sarah & Duck’

CBeebies controller Kay Benbow and BBC Worldwide’s director for children’s Henrietta Hurford-Jones have commissioned a third season of BAFTA-winning preschool series Sarah & ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Commissions ‘Go Jetters’

CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow has commissioned two new series for the kiddy channel, including a fully animated comedy-adventure titled Go Jetters (52 x 11), a co-production of CBeebies ... Continue Reading →
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Sky Plans 600% Growth of Kids Content Library

European pay TV leader Sky has announced it plans to expand its library of on-demand kids’ content from 700 titles to 4,000. The move is part of the broadcaster’s multi-million-dollar ... Continue Reading →
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‘Waybuloo’ Coming to China

Zodiak Kids announces that CBeebies favorite Waybuloo will have its debut in China next month, with CCTV acquiring the full 150 x 19 series package for its kids’ channel CCTV-14. ... Continue Reading →
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Geronimo’s ‘Nelly & Nora’ Attracts International Interest

Irish animation company Geronimo Productions is gearing up for the premiere of its new preschool series Nelly & Nora on RTEjr February 2. Ahead of the launch, the charming 2D series ... Continue Reading →
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MIPCOM 2014: Quelque chose de Cartoons

It’s that magical time of year when Cannes, France’s Palais des Festivals (and any bars within walking distance) are jam-packed with content creators and buyers from across the ... Continue Reading →
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Michael Palin to Narrate New ‘Clangers’ Series

Award winning comedian, actor, writer and Monty Python alumnus Michael Palin has been confirmed as the narrator for a new version of the classic BBC animated series Clangers. The stop-motion ... Continue Reading →