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Global TV News Bytes

+ Little Airplane Productions has sealed a series of deals for its spud-tastic pre-k franchise Small Potatoes, which will see the taters’ musical Rock Mockumentary film Meet the ... Continue Reading →
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Gigglebug Launches New Animated TV Series

Finland’s Anima Boutique/Gigglebug Entertainment is reporting great success with its new iPad app, Gigglebug. The app, which invites kids to make grumpy animals by tickling them with ... Continue Reading →
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Mediatoon Picks Up ‘The Crumpets’ at Annecy

Mediatoon has signed a worldwide distribution agreement for the new animated children’s series The Crumpets, with French production company 4.21 productions. Comprised of 52 ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon and Fremantle Execs to Keynote at MIPCOM

French TV confab MIPCOM today announces the initial line-up for the Media Mastermind conference program at the Palais des Festivals’ Grand Auditorium in Cannes. The confirmed speakers ... Continue Reading →
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Territory Report: French TV Animation in 2013

It’s no surprise that France continues to be a market leader in animation production in Europe. Despite the tough economic climate in the continent, French studios strive to bring ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. Greenlights ‘Scalia & Snagglepuss’ Movie

Jumping on the recent spotlight on Judge Antonin Scalia, Warner Bros. has announced that it’s going ahead with a new live-action/animated hybrid feature titled Scalia & Snagglepuss: ... Continue Reading →
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Mediatoon’s ‘Spirou’ Goes Global

French distributor Mediatoon Distribution has announced a spate of new international broadcasting sales for its 2D animated series Little Spirou (78 x 7). Additionally the Spirou brand ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zoomix’ Migrates to Canadian TV

Neptuno Films’ animated edutainment series Zoomix (104 x 3) is heading to Canada after being acquired by TVO, Ontario’s public educational media organization. The show has been ... Continue Reading →
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STUDIO 100's ‘Heidi’ Travels to Austria

Studio 100 Media has signed a license agreement with Austrian public broadcaster ORF for the new animated series Heidi (39 x 22’). The deal, which was finalized at MIPCOM in October, ... Continue Reading →
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Network Ten Dons ‘Matt Hatter’ for Spring 2013

Australia’s Network Ten has nabbed boys’ animated adventure-comedy Matt Hatter Chronicles for its digital free-to-air channel, ELEVEN, series producer Platinum Films has announced. ... Continue Reading →