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CBBC controller Cheryl Taylor has ordered the students of multi-media comedy series Strange Hill High to return for a second term ahead of its broadcast premiere on the channel this spring. The 13 x 30 series is a co-production of FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment and CBBC in association with [...]
FremantleMedia is dismantling its FremantleMedia Enterprises division and naming two separate global divsions, one devoted to kids and family entertainment and distribution and the other on digital and branded entertainment. As a result of the reorganization, FME’s international CEO David Ellender gets the new title of CEO, FremantleMedia International and [...]
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has appointed Carl Lumbard as head of licensing strategy and business development, kids and family entertainment, EMEA. Based in the London office, Lumbard will be responsible for the commercial development of brands within the Kids & Family Entertainment portfolio across EMEA, including identifying timescales, key licensing categories, [...]
FremantleMedia Enterprises, JAKKS Pacific and Dentsu Entertainment USA have announced they will being production on a new 26 x 30 season of animated boys’ action-adventure series Monsuno. The joint venture series targets boys 6-11 and follows Chase and his friends as they face off against menacing villains by controlling powerful [...]
More new animated shows announced pick-ups from international broadcasters and cablers on the second day (Oct.9) of the MIPCOM content market. Studio 100 Media’s rebooted 3-D classics Maya the Bee (78 x 11’), Vicky the Viking (78 x 11’) and Heidi (39 x 22’) will be distributed by Montreal-based DVD [...]
CBeebies has commissioned a second series of the hit preschool action-adventure series Tree Fu Tom. A co-production between CBeebies in-house and FremantleMedia Enterprises, the new series of 26 22-minute episodes will air in 2013. FME’s international sales push also has begun and a number of new broadcasters have been confirmed [...]
Freemantle Media Ent. has announced a new distribution deal with Cartoon Network, for the U.S. broadcast rights to the animated comedy series, Grojband. Grojband follows Corey and his three best friends, Laney and twin brothers Kin and Kon, as they work to propel their garage band to international stardom. The band [...]
Animated preschooler series Tree Fu Tom is a hit in the United Kingdom, becoming CBeebies’ No. 1 show of the year since its debut last month. The show for kids 4-6 attracted 330,000 kids ages 6 and under for its first 11 episodes, with a 25 percent audience share. It [...]
Turner Broadcasting has commissioned a new live-action/animation hybrid series titled Team Toon (26 x 30), which it is co-producing with FremantleMedia Enterprises and Larry Schwarz and His Band for Cartoon Network EMEA. The show has been greenlit for Cartoon Network channels in EMEA and Asia-Pacific. FME is handling worldwide distribution [...]
Cookie Jar Entertainment and FremantleMedia Enterprises have joined forces to launch the 26 X half-hour animated preschool show Ella the Elephant. The series is award-winning Ella The Elegant Elephant books created, illustrated and written by Carmela D’Amico and Steve D’Amico. Ella the Elephant will make its U.S. debut in 2013 [...]