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Surreal Comedy ‘Mystery Soup’ Wins BBC’s ANIM8

CBBC and BBC Worldwide have announced that surreal 2D animated comedy Mystery Soup from Victoria Manifold and Hannah Jacobs has been selected as the winning pitch for the channel’s ... Continue Reading →
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Crackle Acquires ‘Robotech’ To Anchor Anime Channel  Crackle, Sony’s free streaming network, has acquired the complete series to Harmony Gold’s popular ’80s anime series ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Inks Ten ‘Teletubbies’ Broadcast Deals

DHX Media has secured 10 new broadcast deals for its updated Teletubbies series with networks across the globe. The preschool series has been licensed to: TVE’s Clan (Spain), BBC ... Continue Reading →
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Deirdre Brennan Appointed VP of Content, Corus Kids

Corus Entertainment has appointed Deirdre Brennan as Vice President of Content for Corus Kids. A globally respected leader in children’s content, Brennan will oversee all content ... Continue Reading →
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NBCUniversal Debuts The Secret Life of Pets CP Program Global master toy partner Spin Master leads licensee lineup that also includes Random House, Funko, Ty and more. Crimean Artist ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Orders Second Helping of ‘Hey Duggee’

BBC Worldwide has commissioned a second season of popular animated children’s series Hey Duggee from London-based production house Studio AKA. The 52-episode order is placed on ... Continue Reading →
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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 →