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Kay Benbow Says Goodbye Amid BBC Children’s Overhaul

A major restructuring of the BBC’s Salford, UK-based children’s division will see CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow departing, along with several other senior staff. The revamp ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Directors to Keynote Children’s Media Conference

Organizers of the 2017 Children’s Media Conference (July 4-6 in Sheffield, UK) announce that two senior BBC brass will deliver this year’s Opening Keynote. On day one, Director ... Continue Reading →
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FMK, CBBC Send ‘Danger Mouse’ on Third Season Mission

FremantleMedia Kids & Family and CBBC are calling in the World’s Greatest Secret Agent for another run of animated adventures in Danger Mouse. The next installment of 26 x 11 ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Dingle Sets 2017 Speakers

Animation Dingle and JAM Media are preparing to welcome high-profile international media companies to the Irish coastal town for the fifth edition of the industry event. Offering conference ... Continue Reading →
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Julia Bond Named Kids’ Comm. for BBC Scotland & N. Ireland

Experienced executive producer Julia Bond has been appointed BBC Children’s first Commissioning Executive for Scotland and Northern Ireland, effective March 1. Based out of Glasgow, ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor’s ‘The Deep’ Sets Course for CBBC

Technicolor, an underlying rights holder in The Deep, and DHX Media have finalized an agreement with the U.K.’s BBC that will bring the underwater animated adventure series to ... Continue Reading →
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Jam’s ‘Little Roy’ Set for CBeebies, CBBC

Dublin-based JAM Media has scored a far-reaching, cross-over commission from both CBBC and CBeebies for new live-action/animation hybrid series Little Roy (52 x 14). The show is set ... 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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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 →