Rastamouse becomes Rastasouris for Canal+

Canal+ has ordered a French-language version of hit preschool series Rastamouse. DHX has inked a deal with the French premium channel and the local version of the series will be called Rastasouris. “Rastamouse is distinctive and unique, yet universal in appeal, due to the positive messages and themes at the heart of each episode, coupled […]

Australia’s ABC launching Cate Blanchett toon at MIPCOM

ABC Commercial, the international arm of the Australian public broadcaster is to launch Cate Blanchett-voiced animated series A Cautionary Tale at MIPCOM. The distributor will be shopping the 3D animated series to international kids broadcasters at MIP Junior and MIPCOM. The series, which was chosen as a finalist in the MIP Junior Kids Jury award, […]

9 Story sells Arthur to CBC and ABC ahead of MIPCOM

Canadian producer and distributor 9 Story Entertainment has agreed a raft of deals for kids series Arthur. It will be selling the new version of the long-running show internationally at MIPCOM and ahead of the market has sold the latest 20x22mins series to CBC (Canada), ABC (Australia) and Noga (Israel). 9 Story started producing the […]

The Hub buys new Sabrina the Teenage Witch animated series

Discovery and Hasbro joint venture channel The Hub has bought the upcoming animated series Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch. The new series will premiere on the US channel next summer. The show’s producer, Moonscoop, has also signed up new coproduction partners, Archie Comics, which created Sabrina, DSK Group and animation studio Laughing Lion in […]

ZDF buys Aussie Prank Patrol

ZDF has acquired the Australian version of kids hidden camera series Prank Patrol. The German public broadcaster acquired the series from Marvista, which sells it internationally. The show was created by Canadian indie Apartment 11 for Canada’s YTV. The Australian version of the live-action series, which travels from the cities of Melbourne to Brisbane, is […]

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