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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

‘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 →

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 →
Mipcom 2014

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 →

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 →

‘Heavy Metal’ Under New Ownership

Heavy Metal has a new owner that’s looking to expand the classic adult comics magazine into features, TV and other genres. According to a report in Variety, digital and music ... Continue Reading →