MIPCOM: Deals for ‘Rock Angels,’ Mattel, ‘Yoko,’ And More

MIPCOM has had its share of difficulties this year with flooding forcing the cancellation of the opening-night red carpet screening, but with that behind it the event is seeing plenty ... Continue Reading →

FremantleMedia Racks Up ‘Kate & Mim-Mim’ Sales

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces that a number of major international broadcasters have acquired its new preschool show Kate & Mim-Mim (26 x 22). Among the ... Continue Reading →

Turner Brings ‘Masha’ to U.K.’s Cartoonito

United Kingdom-based preschool channel Cartoonito will air the second season of the hit Russian animated series Masha and the Bear. The channel is already airing the first season, which ... Continue Reading →

Refreshed Boomerang Returns to Asia

Turner Broadcasting’s kids channel Boomerang will relaunch in several key territories in Asia starting January 1, 2015 — complete with a new look and for the first time ... Continue Reading →

‘Toot the Tiny Tugboat’ Chugs off to U.K.

Turner Broadcasting has picked up the U.K. pay TV rights for Lupus Films’ new animated preschool series Toot the Tiny Tugboat. The show will launch on the company’s Cartoonito ... Continue Reading →

Deals, Deals and More Deals from MIPCOM

MIPCOM is now under way in Cannes, with buyers and sellers from all over the world converging to work out deals. Here’s the latest from the Croisette: • Cartoon Network U.K. ... Continue Reading →
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Vishnu Athreya Named VP of Program Scheduling at CN

Cartoon Network’s chief content officer Rob Sorcher announced that the channel will be shipping in one of their top programming directors from Hong Kong and installing Vishnu ... Continue Reading →

Henson Launches ‘Elias’ Eps at MIPTV

The Jim Henson Company’s licensing banner HIP (Henson International Properties) will be unveiling the first episodes of CG animated kids series Elias: Rescue Team Adventures. ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ PGS Entertainment has secured a raft of sales for season 3 of Method Animation’s The Little Prince. The popular series has been pre-sold to broadcasters RTBF (Belgium), ABC ... Continue Reading →

Henson’s ‘Doozers’ to Play on Nick Australia

The Jim Henson Company has licensed its new animated children’s series Doozers to Nickelodeon Australia, with the series airing on the network’s dedicated preschool channel, ... Continue Reading →