Breakthrough brings in kids veteran for sales

Breakthrough has recruited Caroline Tyre and the seasoned Canadia kids TV exec for a new sales and acquisitions role. At the Canadian producer and distributor she be senior director, covering sales and acquisitions across Europe and parts of Asia. Tyre will report to Craig McGillivray, vice president, distribution, who rejoined Breakthrough last year. He said: […]

Televisa, Netflix deals for Masha toon

A spin-off from Russian-produced toon series Masha and the Bear has launched on Netflix in several territories. The Masha shows are produced by Russian studio Animaccord, and the main Masha and the Bear is one of the most popular kids shows on Netflix, and has also registered over a billion YouTube views. Netflix has now […]

Rai buys Masha spin-off

Rai has acquired Masha’s Tales, the spin-off from Russian toon Masha and the Bear. Masha’s Tales will go out on Italian pubcaster Rai’s kids service YoYo. The 26x6mins series will launch on the channel in the next few weeks and play alongside the original Masha, which, as well as selling around the world, has registered […]

Scary Masha and the Bear spin-off launching

Russian animated series Masha and the Bear is getting another spin-off, Masha’s Scary Tales. The show comes from of Animaccord, the Russian studio behind Masha and the Bear, and will help kids to overcome common childhood fears. Ink Global will bring the show to market, with half of the episodes of the 26x6mins new series […]