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Lagardère Active pockets kids VOD series

French broadcaster Lagardère Active has acquired a preschool series based on the Badanamu online property that comes packaged with animated shorts and 70 songs. Lagardère has bought linear and non-linear rights for French-speaking Europe and Africa to the 52x8mins Badanamu animated series, which is produced is Ultra-HD. The animated shorts that first popularised the brand […]

News brief: African broadcaster enters Jabu’s Jungle

Africa’s Econet Media has bought South African animated kids series Jabu’s Jungle and will broadcast it in 17 territories. Gulli in Africa and South African network SABC have already bought the show from Ireland-based distributor Monster Entertainment. The 4-7-targeted 13x22mins series follows the nine-year-old Jabu and his magic talking drum as they explore the jungle […]

Lagardere in ‘landmark’ DreamWorks deal

Lagardere Active TV has entered into a “landmark” agreement with US studio DreamWorks Animation. The deal hands the French broadcaster free-to-air and pay TV rights to series including Dragons: Race to the Edge, The Adventures of Puss in Boots and All Hail King Julien. The first show, Dinotrux, launches on kids free TV channel Gulli […]

Teletoon boards Cottonwood’s Squish

Canadian kids channel Teletoon has come onboard Squish, the new 52x11mins animated comedy from France’s Cottonwood Media and Toronto’s Shaftesbury. Teletoon has confirmed a development deal for the show, while French channel Gulli, which previously had joined the development, has ramped up its participation to a prebuy. “Cottonwood’s raison d’être is to produce premium content […]

Wuaki.tv extends kids SVOD call

Video-on-demand company Wuaki.tv is on the hunt for new local kids TV partners with whom it will launch branded SVOD platforms. Wuaki’s push into this space began in October with the launch of an SVOD service with DTT channel Gulli in France, offering the latter’s programming on-demand for €3.99 (US$4.50) a month. “We want to […]

Wuaki launches kids SVOD in France

Japanese-owned streaming and download service Wuaki is teaming with French media group Lagardère and launching a kids SVOD service in France. It will team with Lagardère kids channel Gulli, using its brand and content for a €3.99 (US$4.50) a month SVOD streaming service. Gulli shows such as Pokemon, Power Rangers, Naruto and Littlest Petshop (pictured) will […]

News brief: New sales lift Thunderbirds

The Thunderbirds reboot has sold to broadcasters in Brazil, French-speaking Canada, Japan and in Europe. Gloob in Brazil, Télé-Québec in French-speaking Canada, NHK in Japan, Finland’s MTV Juniori, Ketnet in Flemish-speaking Belgium, ZAPP in the Netherlands, Minika TV in Turkey have all bought Thunderbirds Are Go, which launched on ITV in April and is sold […]

French, Scandi nets buy CBeebies series

Gulli and Tiji in France are among the latest buyers of DHX Media-sold CBeebies kids series Twirlywoos. The networks get the show after parent Lagardere scored a deal with Canada-based DHX, which has also shopped it to YLE in Finland, SVT in Sweden, NRK in Norway and Hop! in Israel. DHX’s channel, Family Junior, will […]

Zodiak Kids conjures Magiki deal

French kids channels Gulli and its Italian counterpart Super have ordered Magiki, a new animated kids series from Zodiak Kids and Winx Club producer Rainbow Media. DeAgostini runs the Super channel in Italy and the new show is based on a range of kids toys the media company sells across Europe. DeAgostini also owns Zodiak, […]

Gulli adds Teletubbies

France-based kids channel Gulli has acquired rights to the DHX Media-sold reboot of the Teletubbies. Gulli’s deal covers exclusive free TV rights and non-exclusive VOD rights for online platform GulliMax, and on pay TV channel Gulli Africa in 22 sub-Saharan territories. Airing in France from early 2016, the deal also includes all territories Gulli broadcasts […]

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