Cbeebies commissions 25 new Twirlywoos episodes from DHX Media

Popular UK children’s broadcaster Cbeebies has commissioned 25 new 11-minute episodes of hit preschool television series Twirlywoos.

This news comes alongside a string of key international broadcast deals for the first 50 episodes of the show. 

Episodes 1 to 50 will launch on NOGGIN in the US, ABC Australia, Télémagino & SRC in Canada, Spain’s TVE Clan, JimJam Benelux, Belgium’s VRT, MBC & E-Junior in the Middle East, Minika Turkey, TVB in Hong Kong and Singapore’s OKTO. 

Previously announced broadcast deals for the first 50 episodes include Family Jr. Canada, Gulli France, SVT Sweden, YLE Finland, NRK Norway, HRT Croatia, and Hop! Israel. 

The stop-motion and live action series from Anne Wood’s Ragdoll Productions, produced in association with DHX Media has recently won an award at the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (CICFF) for ‘Best Production for Young Children aged 2-5 years. The programme also won the Best Pre-School Children’s Programme at the RTS North West Awards which were recently held in Manchester, England.

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