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Strange Hill High, the new tween show from the CBBC, FremantleMedia and Factory Transmedia, has a wicked sense of humor and knock-your-socks-off visuals. Once in a blue moon, all the right ingredients for a cool kids show come together, and the final product ends up being better than anyone had [...]
Entertainment One (eOne) has announced new broadcast and licensing agreements for its preschool property Peppa Pig that will see the little oinker increase her hoof-fold in the Asian market by launching in Korea this year. The company has also announced a dedicated territory manager, Daniela Flower, has been appointed to [...]
Mind Candy, the entertainment company behind the popular brand Moshi Monsters has hired Jocelyn Stevenson as the exec creative producer to lead creative on all film and TV projects including the first Moshi Monsters Movie and Moshi TV. Jocelyn has close to 40 years of experience in children’s television where she [...]
Komixx Entertainment will take its new children’s stop-motion animated series, Toby’s Travelling Circus (52×10’) to this year’s MIPJr and MIPCOM. The show follows the exciting and adentures of Toby—a carefree seven year-old who is the World’s youngest Ringmaster —brought to life by a word-class UK production team. The show has [...]
Toy giant Mattel reported an overall entertainment product sales drop of 36 percent, but posted a profit of $96.2 million (up from $80.5 million) in the year-ago period. The company cited entertainment merchandise tied to Batman: The Dark Knight Rises and Disney’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates and Cars [...]
Nickelodeon is suiting up its latest CG preschool hero as Mike the Knight premieres this Friday, February 3 at 10:30 a.m. The 26 x half-hour adventure series teaches kids about friendship and determination as they join knight-in-training Mike on his missions to protect the kingdom. Following the series launch, new [...]
Speaking to the BBC and Deadline.com, Aardman Animations’ head of TV Miles Bullough warned that the Bristol-based shop may have to produce its beloved plasticine projects in Ireland, Germany or Canada in order to cut costs. Bullough bemoaned the U.K.’s lack of support for TV animation and its production tax [...]
It’s official. Thomas the Tank and Bob the Builder have a new home. London’s Financial Times is reporting that toy powerhouse Mattel has bought children’s media outfit Hit Entertainment—distributor of show such as Bob the Builder, Thomas the Tank and Angelina Ballerina—from Apex Partners for $680 million dollars. The acquisition [...]
HIT Entertainment’s world-renowned handy man Bob the Builder attracted quite the crowd in London’s O2 Live Quarter as 2,500 fans came to attend Bob’s Big Build—an interactive event featuring the popular character. The event was at full capacity after nearly 16,000 people entered to win free tickets. Arriving at the [...]
Chairman of U.K. property house Chorion Waheed Alli has resigned after the business failed to renegotiate banking deals to fix its significant debt burden, reports The Guardian. William Astor, the deputy chairman of the company is also leaving the company, which holds the rights to Noddy, Mr. Men and the [...]