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30 years of TBI: The TBI 20 (2003)

TBI turns 30 this year, and to celebrate we will be publishing a series of archive articles chronicling the evolving television and entertainment landscape since 1988. In 2003, TBI asked the industry to nominate the top 20 executives in the business at that point, and results brought together some of the biggest names in the […]

Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 set for Super RTL

Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 is set to make its free-to-air broadcast debut in Germany on Super RTL. New episodes of the title will air on Super RTL this month.  Ben 10, which targets boys aged 4-8, sees leading character Ben Tennyson transform into aliens. The series premiered across EMEA and APAC last October, followed by […]

France Télévisions, Super RTL welcome Mike

Pubcaster France Télévisions and Germany’s Super RTL have pre-bought TeamTO’s latest animated series, Take it Easy Mike. The hyper-realistic slapstick toon is currently in pre-production ahead of delivery in 2018 and broadcast debut in 2019. The 78x7mins, non-dialogue comedy series follows a pug with refined tastes, whose attempts to seduce the neighbour’s dog are undone […]

Buyers queue up for Grizzy and the Lemmings

The first free TV sales of French CGI toon Grizzy and the Lemmings have been completed, with a raft of European broadcasters coming on board the Hari International show. Super RTL in Germany, VRT in Belgium, NPO in the Netherlands, NRK in Norway, SVT in Sweden, RUV in Iceland and Puls TV in Poland have […]

Netflix acquires Technicolor adventure toon

Streaming giant Netflix has taken US rights to CG-animated adventure series The Deep. The show will begin streaming on the SVOD platform on June 1 following a deal with distributor DHX Media. The Deep is an underwater adventure series following a family of explorers who investigate the depths of the ocean. Technicolor, the show’s underlying […]

Super RTL, Ten look to Lexi & Lottie

Germany’s Super RTL and Australia’s Network Ten are on-board a new 26x22mins detective-comedy toon for kids aged 6-9. Lexi & Lottie also brings together Irish producer Telegael, Australia’s SLR Productions and German distributor ZDF Enterprises. This marks the latest coproduction between the partners, following efforts such as The Skinner Boys (though this was for Network […]

Super RTL, Ten look to Lexi & Lottie

Germany’s Super RTL and Australia’s Network Ten are on-board a new 26x22mins detective-comedy toon for kids aged 6-9. Lexi & Lottie also brings together Irish producer Telegael, Australia’s SLR Productions and German distributor ZDF Enterprises. This marks the latest coproduction between the partners, following efforts such as The Skinner Boys (though this was for Network […]

Super RTL pits at Trucktown

German family channel Super RTL has acquired Canadian animated series Trucktown. The channel has bought the show from Nelvana Enterprises, and will debut it later this year. It first launched on Nelvana’s Corus Entertainment stablemate preschool net Treehouse is September last year. Trucktown follows a group of playful but rough-and-tumble trucks that roar around the […]

Disney closes intn’l deal for kids comedy Zip Zip

Disney has acquired animated comedy Zip Zip for a raft of its international channels. The slapstick toon, which is aimed at 6-to-10s, will go out on Disney Channel in Italy, the Benelux and Russia in Europe. Disney France has already prebought the series, which follows a trio of wild animals as they move to the […]

News brief: North Europe, Belgian nets go Deep

A pair of Scandinavian channels, one from Finland and one from Belgium have boarded Technicolor’s CG-animation The Deep. Belgium’s Ketnet, Norway’s NRK, Sweden’s SVT and Finland’s YLE have all pre-bought the show, which is 26 episodes long and for Seven Network and ABC3 in Australia and Super RTL in Germany. Technicolor distributes the series, which […]

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