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Deal Monitor: 16 programming deals at a glance

In a week that began with MIPCOM recuperation and the news TV titan Time Warner was being sold to telecoms giant AT&T, telly companies have quietly been getting on with their post-market deal-making. One major deal announced Thursday saw Chinese state-owned children’s channel CCTV-14 acquiring Kate & Mim-Mim (season one) and Tree Fu Tom (s1-2), […]

Hoho taps sales vet to replace Davies

UK children’s indie Hoho Entertainment has tapped a former Target Entertainment, Souther Star Entertainment and Granada exec to become its head of TV sales. Jayne Pitts (pictured) is joining Hoho Rights, and in the sales chief role will work closely with Hoho joint MD’s Oliver Ellis and Helen Howells to devise and implement presales and […]

Rastamouse studio Dinamo goes into administration

Dinamo Productions, the Wales-based kids’ TV firm that counts Rastamouse and Abadas among its credits, has gone into administration, TBI can reveal. The company filed for insolvency on June 26, according to UK business directory Companies House. Administrator Begbies Traynor is handling the matter. A number of sources close to the company confirmed the news […]

Hoho Rights poaches Danielle Davies from Viacom

Kids distributor Hoho Rights has hired Danielle Davies as head of sales and acquisitions. She joins from Viacom where she is acting sales director. She will oversee all of Hoho’s sales activities and the acquisition of third-party shows. Prior to Viacom, Davies was senior VP, sales, DCD Rights and has also worked at 3DD, Action […]