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CBBC Embraces ‘Rubbish World’

“No matter how horrible things get for Dave, there’s always room for them to get worse!” That’s how artist/creator Ed Foster describes the hero of his new animated series, The ... Continue Reading →
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One-Day Event to Focus on U.K. Animation Tax Break

The UK’s Children’s Media Conference (CMC) will host a one-day event exploring the implications of the upcoming U.K. Animation Series Tax Break for animation producers and their ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Returns to CBBC

Aardman Animation’s preschool star, Shaun the Sheep will come back to the U.K. small screen this month with 20 brand-spanking new episodes. The hero of Mossybottom Farm will kick ... Continue Reading →
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‘Strange Hill High’ Gets Season 2 OK Ahead of Premiere

CBBC controller Cheryl Taylor has ordered the students of multi-media comedy series Strange Hill High to return for a second term ahead of its broadcast premiere on the channel this ... Continue Reading →
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Kidscreen Summit Unveils Complete 2013 Lineup

The annual New York-based children’s entertainment event Kidscreen Summit has unveiled its full 2013 conference agenda online at summit.kidscreen.com/2013/agenda/expanded. Running ... Continue Reading →
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‘Amazing World of Gumball’ Wins BAFTA Honors

Cartoon Network’s acclaimed series The Amazing World of Gumball took home the BAFTA Award for Best Animation on Sunday (Nov. 25). Created by Ben Bocquelet, the hit series is exec ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman Goes Global with ‘Science Fiction’

Aardman Rights has partnered with Kite Entertainment as international distributor for mixed-media animated series Science Fiction, a science-themed comedy targeting kids 8-12 which ... Continue Reading →
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CBBC to Re-Commission ‘Roy’

JAM Media announces that their Royal Television Society award-winning children’s show Roy has been tapped by the U.K.’s CBBC for a third and fourth season, each at 13 x ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ben & Holly’ Returns to Nick Jr. UK

The second season of eOne Family’s Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom has begun its weekday run (7.15 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.) on Nick Jr. UK. Thirteen more episodes from season two will ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Says Good-Bye to Children’s Blocks

The BBC Trust has confirmed that children’s programs will no longer be shown on BBC One and Two following the org’s digital switchover. Shows such as Horrible Histories and Blue ... Continue Reading →