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Michael Palin to Narrate New ‘Clangers’ Series

Award winning comedian, actor, writer and Monty Python alumnus Michael Palin has been confirmed as the narrator for a new version of the classic BBC animated series Clangers. The stop-motion ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Launches New Indie Venture

Former FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment exec VP Sander Schwartz is forming an indie TV production company, according to TBI Vision’s Jesse Whittock. The TV animation ... Continue Reading →
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Kids BAFTA Nominees Announced

The British Academy Children’s Awards, from the U.K.’s BAFTA organization, has announced the nominees for this year’s celebration, taking place November 24. While ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Exits FremantleMedia Kids & Family

Sander Schwartz, President of Kids & Family Entertainment FremantleMedia, is leaving the company later this month to pursue new business opportunities in television production. ... Continue Reading →
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CBeebies, Coolabi Will Bring Back Classic ‘Clangers’

It looks like another classic British children’s series is making a comeback. The cult class show The Clangers, is ready for a revival on the BBC after 45 years, thanks to The ... Continue Reading →
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Global News Bytes

+ DHX Media has inked a new seven-year broadcast deal with U.K.’s CBeebies for multi-award-winning preschool series In the Night Garden (100 x 30). DHX also announced new product ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the Buyers: 2013 Edition

Before you attempt to rub elbows with key toon buyers at the MIPCOM market, grease those puppies up with the inside scoop on their likes, dislikes and possible conversation starters. Ashley ... Continue Reading →
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Welcome to Vinyl Toy High

Strange Hill High, the new tween show from the CBBC, FremantleMedia and Factory Transmedia, has a wicked sense of humor and knock-your-socks-off visuals. Once in a blue moon, all the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Strange Hill High’ Gets Season 2 OK Ahead of Premiere

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Factory Transmedia Takes Over Hullabaloo Studios

Factory Transmedia has launched its production company at the former facilities of  post-production house, Hullabaloo Studios. Based in Altrincham, Factory TM now employs over 30 ... Continue Reading →