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Nickelodeon picks up broadcast rights to Xilam’s Athleticus and Mr Magoo

The Academy Award nominated French animation studio, Xilam Animation has secured two new broadcast deals with Nickelodeon for its short form CGI series Athleticus and the animated comedy Mr Magoo. The new global deal will see Nickelodeon take exclusive pay-tv rights to two seasons of Athleticus for Asia Pacific, EMEA, …

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Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed returns to CBBC with second series this month

Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed will be returning to television this month with a new, second series, courtesy of Beano Studios and its renewed broadcast deal with CBBC. The new series is comprised of 52 episodes, each following the unpredictable and exciting adventures of Dennis and friends in Beanotown. it kicks …

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Rocket Licensing picks up CBeebies’ English language learning series Yakka Dee!

Rocket Licensing has been appointed as the international licensing agent (territories excluding China) for the popular CBeebies show, Yakka Dee! Currently in its third series, the animation and live action programme is now in production for series four and five, which are due to air in 2021. Yakka Dee! is …

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Gaumont appoints Michelle Sullivan to role of VP creative executive

Gaumont, the film company and producer of the award-winning Narcos series and the upcoming animated series, Do, Re, & Mi, and High in the Clouds, is expanding its animation and family efforts with the appointment of Michelle Sullivan. Sullivan most recently served as development executive for Amazon Studios, where she …

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Learning Resources partners with Numberblocks for new MathLink Cubes range

Learning Resources has partnered with the BAFTA award-winning animated children’s TV series Numberblocks to launch a new Activity Set based on the firm’s top-selling MathLink Cubes brand. The new MathLink Cubes Numberblocks Activity Set will be available through major retailers later this year. MathLink Cubes is a linkable construction toy …

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True and the Rainbow Kingdom to grow UK licensing roll-out with bRAND-WARD

The children’s entertainment unit, Guru Studio, has tapped bRAND-WARD as its exclusive licensing agent for the hit pre-school series, True and the Rainbow Kingdom. Under the new deal, bRAND-WARD will represent the property across the UK and Ireland as it looks to build a licensing programme spanning toys and games, …

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Acamar Films grows live events for Bing with new Trend Media partnership for the Netherlands

Acamar Films has teamed up with leading Dutch theatre production company Trend Media to bring its hit pre-school series Bing to life on stage across the Netherlands and Belgium for the first time. The partnership is the latest move in Acamar’s ongoing plans to expand its international live events footprint. …

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CITV picks up Jetpack’s animated comedy Buck and Buddy in newest broadcasting slate

The independent kids and family distributor, Jetpack Distribution, has secured a string of new broadcast deals for its portfolio of children’s shows, including Daisy & Ollie, Emmy & Gooroo, Buck & Buddy, and Talking Tom and Friends. The Jetpack shows will be airing this year across a series of international …

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Edutainment Licensing named distribution UK, Australian and New Zealand distribution partner for Tiny & Tony

Edutainment Licensing has been appointed as the distribution partner for Riki’s Tina & Tony series in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, as well as worldwide for school and library digital platforms. The 3D series for pre-school boys and girls follows the adventures of baby hippo Tony and baby elephant …

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