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UK net grows Larva imprint

Larva_02UK broadcast group CSC Media has acquired seasons one and two of Spanish short-form toon Larva.

The deal comprises 156 two-minute episodes, as well as a three-minute special celebrating the FIFA World Cup, which begins today.

Distributor Imira Entertainment has previously sold Larva to channels such as Cartoon Network in Latin America, Korea, South Asia and Thailand, Disney Channel in Taiwan and Hong Kong, TV Tokyo in Japan and Canal + & Teletoon in France among others.

Yesterday, CSC Media’s interim head of children’s channels Dominic Gardiner was unveiled as CEO of new UK-based distribution group Jetpack. Francesca Newington has returned from maternity leave to retake her channel controller role at CSC.