Tag Archives: Children’s TV

BBC Studios Kids & Family division opens for business

BBC Studios has announced today that it has formally moved Children’s In-house Production into BBC Studios Productions to complete its ambitious new division: BBC Studios Kids & Family. Led by Managing Director Cecilia Persson, BBC Studios Kids & Family will combine the talent and expertise of the BBC Children’s Production …

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‘Hilda and the Mountain King’ to debut on Netflix this December

Silvergate Media is readying the upcoming release of Hilda and the Mountain King, an 80-minute movie special which will launch exclusively on Netflix’s global streaming platform from 30 December. Adapted from Luke Pearson’s sixth graphic novel in the Hilda series, Hilda and the Mountain King picks up where the cliff-hanger ending of Hilda Season 2 left off: finding Hilda …

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Banijay Brands strengthens portfolio with Banijay Kids and Family

Banijay Brands has announced it has secured the brand licensing rights to the Banijay Kids and Family catalogue. Banijay Kids and Family produces a wide range of animation and live action series, digital content, and entertainment formats for children worldwide under three production labels: Zodiak Kids and Family, Monello Productions …

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WildBrain’s Teletubbies get ready to rave with new music album ‘Ready, Steady, Go!’

WildBrain, a global leader in kids’ and family entertainment, is launching brand-new original Teletubbies music content this autumn consisting of 10 digital-first music videos and a full-length album titled Ready, Steady, Go!. Targeted at preschool audiences, the album is the first music release from the Teletubbies in over 20 years …

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BBC orders live-action series A Kind of Spark from 9 Story Media Group

9 Story Media Group has announced that BBC Children’s has ordered its new live action series A Kind of Spark (8 x 24’). Based on the award-winning book by neurodivergent children’s author Elle McNicoll, A Kind of Spark is the first project to be put into production from 9 Story’s …

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Acamar Films renews Bing partnership with master toy licensee Golden Bear

Acamar Films, producers of the multi-award-winning TV show Bing along with Brown Bag Films, has renewed its licensing deal with master toy licensee Golden Bear. The EMEA agreement, which extends the partnership for a further four years, will run until 2025. Golden Bear has seen huge success with its Bing …

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Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go pulls into Channel5’s Milkshake this November

Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go – a new, vibrantly refreshed, 2D animated series following the iconic Thomas the Tank Engine – is pulling into Channel 5’s Milkshake on Monday, November 8th this year. Produced by Mattel Television in partnership with Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Studio, the new series is a …

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Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir passes $1bn in retail sales ahead of new movie

ZAG’s Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir has surpassed $1bn in worldwide retail sales, a major new milestone for both the property and the team behind it who has this week detailed a new roster of US licensees for the brand. The news arrives in the lead up …

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Sixteen South’s preschool series Odo prepares to take flight in the US and Latin America

The recently launched preschool series, Odo – recognised for its warm-hearted and comic storytelling – is taking flight in the US and Latin America following a new broadcast deal between Sixteen South and WarnerMedia Kids & Family. Under the partnership, the series will air on the company’s upcoming Cartoonito preschool …

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First Moonbug Kids branded channel launches in Italy through Mediaset broadcast partnership

Moonbug Entertainment has formed a new partnership with the Italian media company, Mediaset, to launch the first Moonbug Kids branded channel to the territory, available through the Mediaset Infinity digital platform. Under the partnership, the subscription based channel will offer families across Italy access to Moonbug’s roster of shows including …

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