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Monster Entertainment to Release Martin Gates’ Library

Irish distributor and producer Monster Entertainment will distribute a new upgraded, HD catalog of Martin Gates Productions’ shows. The deal, which coincides with the Martin Gates’ ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Magic Light Pictures, the U.K.-based company behind the success of film and licensing properties The Gruffalo and Room on the Groom is building up its operation with two key appointments. ... Continue Reading →
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Pukeko and Weta Set to Fly with ‘Thunderbirds’ Reboot

New Zealand-based Pukeko Pictures and Peter Jackson’s Weta Workshop are working on a new reboot of Gerry Anderson’s legendary puppet-animated children’s series Thunderbirds ... Continue Reading →
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Marathon’s ‘Redakai’ Hits High Numbers in France & U.K.

Marathon Media and Spin Master’s Redakai: Conquer the Kairu (52 x 26’) is hitting some high notes on French youth and family broadcaster Gulli and the U.K.’s CITV, while TV and ... Continue Reading →
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Zodiak Kids to Distribute ‘Horrid Henry’ Worldwide

Zodiak Kids has inked a new distribution deal with Novel Entertainment for the hit animated children’s TV series Horrid Henry. The series is based on characters in the best-selling ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman/BRB’s ‘Canimals’ Begins Run on CITV

The CG-animated series Canimals began its run on U.K.’s CITV on Monday. A co-pro between Aardman Animations, Vooz Club and BRB International, the 44 x 7” series follows the adventures ... 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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Happy Films’ ‘Bookaboo’ Booked in Canada

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has announced two new Canadian deals for Happy Films’ award-winning pre-k show Bookaboo. The first deal will have Happy Films’ co-producing a new ... Continue Reading →
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‘Redakai’ Conquers New Broadcasters

The magical battling adventure toon from Zodiak Kids, Redakai: Conquer the Kairu, has claimed three more European broadcasters: Germany’s Kabel 1, VT4 in Flemish-speaking Belgium ... Continue Reading →
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Coolabi’s ‘Poppy Cat’ Purr-fect for U.S.

Hit preschool animation series Poppy Cat from London-based Coolabi has secured a further U.S. broadcast home on the new Sprout-programmed NBC KIDS block which will air Saturday mornings ... Continue Reading →