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The Animated Life Aquatic

Octonauts, the hit animated U.K. preschool show, finds a new home across the pond on Disney Junior this month. Sometimes you can tell a lot by the imaginative names of the recurring ... 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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CN’s ‘Gumball,’ Disney’s ‘Fish Hooks’ Win BAFTAs

Cartoon Network’s freshman show The Amazing World of Gumball (Best Animation) Disney Channel’s Fish Hooks (Best International Show) and U.K. Children’s channel CBeebies (Best ... 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 →
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Target Nabs ‘Abadas’ Rights

U.K.-based Target Entertainment has struck a deal Dinamo as sole global agent for their new preschool show Abadas. Target will be responsible for global licensing, television sales ... Continue Reading →
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Must-Sees at the MIPCOM Market

Each October, thousands of TV programming execs, buyers, animation producers and children’s entertainment pros gather at the MIPCOM market in France (Oct. 3-6) to buy and sell programming ... Continue Reading →
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DHX’s ‘Rastamouse’ Will Come Home via Universal

DHX Media, has appointed Universal Pictures UK as home entertainment partner for its popular stop-motion animated series Rastamouse, which has been a ratings winner on CBeebies and ... Continue Reading →
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Hoho Bundles ‘Cloudbabies’ for CBeebies

London-based Hoho Entertainment has announced it is begging pre-production on Cloudbabies, a CGI 52 x 10’ preschool series set to air on CBeebies in 2012. The project is the first ... Continue Reading →
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Factory Transmedia Takes Over Hullabaloo Studios

Factory Transmedia has launched its production company at the former facilities of  post-production house, Hullabaloo Studios. Based in Altrincham, Factory TM now employs over 30 ... Continue Reading →