TBI August/September 2021

The issue includes;

The TBI interview: Nina Hahn, ViacomCBS
The future of kids TV is ‘glocal’, says ViacomCBS exec Nina Hahn, who tells TBI how global streamers are opening doors to new opportunities and ideas

Tapping a diverse talent pool
Recent years have seen the TV industry attempt to reflect the audience it serves, yet socioeconomic diversity remains little discussed and often ignored. Mark Layton explores why and who’s doing what about it

What UK kids’ commissioners want
Broadcasters and streamers are competing for the attention of younger viewers, but what’s working? We hear from UK bosses at Netflix, the BBC, Sky and others as they share their wishlists

Rewriting the AVOD narrative
Roku’s move into originals earlier this year – via Quibi – signalled growing ambitions in AVOD and extensions for several shows suggest the model is working. Richard Middleton explores what’s next

PLUS: Kids Hot Picks TBI takes a look at some of the best kids TV offerings making their way to market including the rebooted Rugrats

Last Word Marya Zarif, creator, writer and co-director of animated special, Douani