Amid the re-organisation at the studio, Aaron Ames has been appointed to the position of chief operating officer, while Anne Loi has been promoted to the newly created role of chief commercial officer.
This marks the first deal of its kind for the brand as it looks to expand within South Korea and Asia.
The new show, Teletubbies’ Big Play Date features new music as part of a 20 minute live performance that calls for children to join in with a variety of fun games from tickling to dress up.
In his new managerial role, Ellis will bring with him a catalogue of writers, directors, producers and artists specialising in animation and children’s programming.
“Our strong relationship with Mattel continues to bear fruit, as we drive solid demand for Fireman Sam and Bob the Builder internationally.”
Called Magical Memories, the campaign will highlight the social and emotional benefits that the popular pre-school series provides for children.
Teletubbies toys will launch in the region in Spring 2018, with children's books launching later in the year.
Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake and Inspector Gadget are among the titles licensed to the Chinese internet giant.
Hulu has secured exclusive streaming rights for the animated kids comedy.
The Adventures of Paddington Bear joins the likes of Liberty’s Kids, Inspector Gadget, Animal Mechanicals, New Adventures of Madeline, Pirates, Adventures in Art and Dino Squad under the new deal.
Animal Planet, Stuff Happens with Bill Nye, Care Bears, Inspector Gadget and Sesame are among the portfolio of new children’s series to be added.
“France and the UK are key markets for the brand, and we know that CPLG will help us to extend the love of Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang with the next generation of fans.”
Premiering in 2018, the tour will perform across the globe in the brand’s key markets including the UK and Eire, Spain, the Middle East and Australia.
Big Hugs will be released in the UK later this month to celebrate the brand’s 20th anniversary.
Based in Toronto, Diaz will work with the distribution team to sell DHX Media’s growing library of kids’ and family content to the global audience.
The magazine-style show will feature segments including DIY How-tos and celebrity interviews aimed at a tween audience.
The show will air at 2pm today on the popular kids network.
Character Options will continue to develop toys for the popular pre-school series for another three years.
Featuring daywear and loungewear with a few womenswear additions, the inventive designs are inspired by the 90s nostalgia associated with the original Teletubbies series.