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New high score | Roblox is outpacing broadcast TV for audience reach – Kids Insights latest

Video gaming is setting a new high score for audience reach in the battle for eyeballs among streaming platforms, YouTube, and traditional broadcast TV, suggests the latest data from Kids Insights Media Mix Compass, and now is the time for toy brands to start paying closer attention. Here, Nick Richardson, …

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BritBox expands its Anderson Entertainment offering as SVOD audiences grow for Thunderbirds creator

BritBox, the subscription-based streaming service, is expanding its Gerry Anderson offering as part of its popular Old School collection of cult kids’ TV shows. Gerry Anderson, the founder of Anderson Entertainment, is the name behind iconic shows like Thunderbirds and Space:1999, as well as more modern hits like Space Precinct …

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Mr Men Little Miss lands Channel 4 documentary celebrating 50th anniversary milestone

The half century celebrations for the iconic Mr Men and Little Miss children’s books just keep on being rolled out, as Channel 4 commissions a new documentary to take a look into the rich 50 year history of the beloved brand. Created in 1971 by Roger Hargreaves, prompted to answer …

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BBC Studios launches 40th anniversary Only Fools and Horses stamps with Royal Mail… and they’re lovely jubbly

BBC Studios is marking the 40th anniversary year of the iconic TV comedy series Only Fools and Horses with the launch of a special stamp collection in partnership with Royal Mail. The collection will see the launch of eight stamps featuring classic Only Fools and Horses scenes and one-liners, while …

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Mattel’s Whac-A-Mole strikes TV game show deal with Fremantle

Whac-A-Mole has become the latest Mattel toy property to receive the TV treatment as the television production outfit, Fremantle, prepares to develop a new game show based on the title. The move comes amid a slate of TV licensing announcements from Mattel, including the most recent partnership with Propagate to …

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WildBrain partners with Samsung to launch new kids’ and teen channels featuring its hit series

WildBrain has forged a partnership with Samsung to launch multiple new kids’ and teen channels featuring a range of series from its content library on Samsung TV Plus, a free ad-supported video service distributed exclusively on Samsung smart TVs. The first new linear channels have now launched to millions of …

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Banijay launches new consumer products programme for Ready Steady Cook

Banijay has launched a new consumer products programme for its iconic cooking brand, Ready Steady Cook, marking the return of the show and its licensing efforts with a modern style guide and suite of creative assets. With its new look in tow, the Ready Steady Cook brand is looking to …

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ITV Studios and Loose Women: “Mobile gaming core to ‘more than TV strategy'”

Mobile gaming has been highlighted as a key part of ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s ‘more than TV strategy,’ – the company’s mission to build licensing programmes out of some of its most popular programmes. The latest of its TV properties to undergo a translation into mobile gaming, is Loose Women, …

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Board of directors: Asmodee UK on the formation of its IP development platform

Anyone with half an eye on the board gaming space of late wouldn’t have failed to notice that Asmodee has been on a bit of a spending spree. Over the last two years, the gaming goliath has been on a growth trajectory, consuming a banquet of distributors to build out …

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