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 →

CBeebies Orders Third Season of ‘Sarah & Duck’

CBeebies controller Kay Benbow and BBC Worldwide’s director for children’s Henrietta Hurford-Jones have commissioned a third season of BAFTA-winning preschool series Sarah & ... Continue Reading →

CBeebies Commissions ‘Go Jetters’

CBeebies Controller Kay Benbow has commissioned two new series for the kiddy channel, including a fully animated comedy-adventure titled Go Jetters (52 x 11), a co-production of CBeebies ... Continue Reading →

Dot to Dot Preps ‘Footy Pups’ for CBeebies

Dot to Dot Productions has been commissioned by U.K.’s CBeebies to produce Footy Pups, a 30 x 15 live-action/animation hybrid series meant to teach kids ages 3-6 basic sports skills ... Continue Reading →
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Alice Webb Named BBC Children’s Director

Alice Webb, currently COO of BBC England, has been appointed the new director of BBC Children’s. She will take charge of the department now based in Salford — a move which ... Continue Reading →

CBeebies Adds Three New Shows to Upcoming Slate

BBC’s Children’s Channel CBeebies has announced several new shows that put the spotlight on female characters and voices: A co-commission with BBC Learning, Melody (20×7-minute) ... Continue Reading →

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 →

Acamar Films Develops Animated ‘Bing Bunny’ Series

UK-based independent Acamar Films has acquired the rights to award-winning author and illustrator Ted Dewan’s popular pre-school book property Bing Bunny. The studio is creating a ... Continue Reading →

CBeebies Taps Darrall Macqueen for ‘Topsy’

Award-winning indie kids TV producer Darrall Macqueen (Baby Jake) has been commissioned by CBeebies to produce its first pre-k drama, Topsy and Tim, with co-pro partner Penguin. The ... Continue Reading →

MIPCOM News: Nerd Corps, DHX Media, CreaCon & Ameba

It’s only the first day of the MIPCOM content market in France, and we’re already flooded with news about new partnerships, series launches and the usual global TV sales for properties. ... Continue Reading →