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 →

Cake Sells ‘Poppy Cat’ to France TV

Kids’ entertainment distributor Cake has sold Coolabi’s show Poppy Cat to France Télévisions. The beautifully animated series first aired on Nick Jr. UK last May and has been ... Continue Reading →

Sales for ‘Poppy Cat,’ ‘Ben and Holly,’ ‘Oscar’s Oasis’

Here’s the word on three of the most-recent animated series sales from around the globe: • Coolabi has secured a terrestrial broadcast deal for Poppy Cat with CITV in the ... Continue Reading →

Coolabi’s ‘Poppy Cat’ Lands Purrfect Digital Deal

UK-based producer and rights management company Coolabi has landed a U.S. distribution deal with Entertainment One (eOne) for its preschool animated show Poppy Cat (52 x 11), beginning ... Continue Reading →

U.K. Indie Coolabi Finalizes Management Buyout by Edge

UK indie Coolabi, which produces Nickelodeon’s animated preschool series Poppy Cat, has announced a $7.7 million management buyout by shareholder Edge Performance. Edge, a leading ... Continue Reading →

Keeping Toons Alive in Old Blighty

Although many U.K. TV animation producers are disheartened about the bleak economic climate and lack of government support, they continue to follow the country’s much-admired tradition ... Continue Reading →

Coolabi Adds U.K. Licensees for ‘Poppy Cat’

Coolabi has secured three licensing partners in the United Kingdom for its preschool animated series Poppy Cat. Children’s publisher Alligator Books is on board to create a range ... Continue Reading →

MIPTV – 2011 Show Preview

MIPTV 2011 Preview: 10 New Shows to Write Home About This month, international producers and distributors will unveil some of their new animated content at the annual market known as ... Continue Reading →

Coolabi’s ‘Poppy Cat’ Grows on The Sprout in U.S.

Coolabi’s has found an American home for its series Poppy Cat on The Sprout. The network, which reaches more than 50 million households in the United States, picked up the rights ... Continue Reading →