Sarah Muller Named Head of Children’s at Channel 5

Viacom International Media Networks has appointed Sarah Muller as Head of Children’s at Channel 5 in the UK. Muller will be responsible for commissioning and acquisition of linear ... Continue Reading →

Milkshake Re-Ups Komixx Media’s ‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’

Channel 5’s Milkshake in the U.K. has commissioned U.K./U.S. family entertainment production company Komixx Media Group for a second season of Toby’s Travelling Circus, following ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Forum Presents 80 TV Projects

Attendees of the 2016 Cartoon Forum — taking place in Toulouse, France from September 13-16 — will be introduced to 80 new TV series projects from 22 countries across Europe. ... Continue Reading →

Global TV Sales Rundown

There have been a flurry of sales announcements ahead of the Kidscreen Summit, which kicks off in Miami next week. Here’s a rapid-fire rundown of all the goings-on filling up our ... Continue Reading →

‘Toby’s Travelling Circus’ Heads to Rai, Toy Fair

Komixx Media Group announces that its successful stop-motion animated show Toby’s Travelling Circus (52 x 10) has been picked up by Italian kids and family broadcaster Rai Yoyo. ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Movie to Welcome 700-Plus Pros

Cartoon Movie 2016 — taking place March 2-4 in Lyon, France — is planning to see over 700 animated feature producers, investors, distributors, sales agents, video game companies ... Continue Reading →

Milkshake Commissions ‘Dave’s Dinosaurs’

Channel 5’s Milkshake has commissioned a new CG-animated comedy from London-based studio Absolutely Cuckoo — the preschool-targeted Dave’s Dinosaurs. Absolutely Cuckoo is ... Continue Reading →

M4e Deal Brings ‘Wissper’ to Nick Jr. in the U.S.

Wissper is coming next year to Nick Jr. viewers in the United States under a deal struck between the broadcaster and German brand management and media company m4e AG, which is co-producing ... Continue Reading →

Milkshake Dishes Up ‘Shane the Chef’

Channel 5 has commissioned a new CG animated series called Shane the Chef for its Milkshake programming block. Produced by HoHo Entertainment (Cloudbabies, Abadas), the 52 x 11 preschool ... Continue Reading →
Emily Whinnett

Emily Whinnett Appointed VP Creative for Cake

London-based Cake has appointed Chapman Entertainment’s former director of production & development Emily Whinnett as its new VP – Creative. Whinnett will work closely ... Continue Reading →