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DXH Media Buys ‘Teletubbies’ Owner Ragdoll Worldwide

Canadian toon powerhouse DHX has acquired Ragdoll Worldwide from BBC Worldwide and a group including the founder of Ragdoll, Anne Wood for GBP 17.4 million (approximately CAD $28.4 ... Continue Reading →
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U.K., France Top Cartoon Tributes Noms

Fifteen European companies will share the spotlight at the upcoming Cartoon Tributes, whose awards recognize broadcasters, investors and distributor; and producers that have contributed ... Continue Reading →
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Studio AKA, CBeebies Ready for ‘Chop Chop!’

BBC Worldwide and CBeebies have joined forces with Studio AKA, the award-winning U.K. shop behind numerous indents, ads and the shorts Lost and Found and Morning Stroll, to produce ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sarah and Duck,’ ‘Calamity Island’ Get U.K. Tax Breaks

The British Film Institute announced the first projects that will take advantage of tax credits launched earlier this year for high-end TV and animation productions. Among the shows ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ BBC’s CBeebies has begun airing 10 new episodes of Karrot Animation‘s 2D animated preschool series Sarah & Duck as of August 12, following its hugely successful debut ... Continue Reading →
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Guru’s ‘Dinopaws’ Is Ready to Roam

A new international co-production from Impossible Kids (U.K.), Kindle Entertainment (U.K.) and Guru Studio (Canada) has been given the go-ahead with commissions from U.K. kids’ channel ... Continue Reading →
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Millimages and BBC Sign Licensing Deal for ’64 Zoo Lane’

European animation house Millimages has signed a licensing and merchandising deal with BBC Worldwide for its hit preschool show 64 Zoo Lane (104 x 11’). BBC Worldwide has taken global ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Launches New Children’s Short Series

BBC Worldwide has signed deals with children’s publishers Barefoot Books and Ladybird Books to commission a series of short films based on eight popular fables and read by CBeebies ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sarah & Duck’ Flaps to CBeebies

London-based Karrot Animation has announced that their first original production, Sarah & Duck, has been picked up by the U.K.’s CBeebies channel. The 40 x 7 preschool series ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies Cries for Second Season of ‘Baby Jake’

Darrall Macqueen’s wonderful preschool series Baby Jake has been picked up for a second season by CBeebies in the U.K. The new season of the 26 x11” series will continue to focus ... Continue Reading →