APC Kids


Sales round-up: ‘Children Ruin Everything’ for Roku; US Capitol riot doc travels worldwide; ‘DinoCity’ in demand  

‘Children Ruin Everything’ for Roku Roku has acquired upcoming Canadian comedy Children Ruin Everything as its first non-US original. The half-hour comedy, which was created by Schitt’s Creek writer Kurt Smeaton, will make its exclusive US debut on The Roku Channel next year. The series, which is produced by New Metric Media and distributed by […]

Kids round-up: WarnerMedia unveils EMEA kids team; Netflix acquires ‘Rainbow Rangers’; ‘DinoCity’ sells to Europe, Balkans and MENA

WarnerMedia unveils EMEA kids team US-based WarnerMedia has unveiled its leadership team for its EMEA kids division, working across Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Cartoonito and the HBO Max kids offering. Vanessa Brookman, head of kids, EMEA for WarnerMedia, has appointing Sarah Fell to lead original production, with Marc Goodchild as head of digital content, Sean Henry […]

Kids round-up: Tencent lands on Moonbug shows; Kid-E-Cats travels in global deals; Boomerang digs into ‘Master Moley’

Tencent lands on Moonbug shows Chinese streaming platform Tencent Video has picked up four animated series – Go Buster, Playtime With Twinkle, The Sharksons and KiiYii – following a deal with global entertainment company Moonbug. Each show will be available in Mandarin and English for Tencent Video users and all are credited with promoting “healthy […]

Kids round-up: MediaCorp Singapore seeks more ‘Counting With Paula’; ‘Fox & Hare’ goes global; BBC gets an ‘Itch’ and more…

‘Counting With Paula’ renewed in Singapore; travels to Spain MediaCorp Singapore has commissioned 60 new episodes of the pre-school animated series Counting With Paula from global animation company Omens Studios. The 60 x 11-minute season 5 is currently in production and set to be delivered in December 2020. Season 4 recently aired in Singapore on […]

Kids round-up: Disney+ Hotstar’s Cosmos-Maya commission; Tencent takes ‘Chickpea’; TeamTO staff changes; and more

Disney+ Hotstar orders 200+ eps from Cosmos-Maya Indian streaming service Disney+ Hotstar has commissioned an unprecedented 234 episodes of Asian prodco Cosmos-Maya’s animated series Selfie With Bajrangi. The multi-season deal will see Cosmos-Maya produce three series of 78 x 11-minute episodes for the platform. The cartoon, which follows the adventures of the young Ankush and […]

Kids round-up: ‘Moominvalley’ lands in Nordics; Super RTL orders monster comedy; ‘Rainbow Rangers’ travels; and more…

Moomins return to the Nordics SF Studios in the Nordics, NRK in Norway and RÚV in Iceland have picked up prodco Gutsy Animations’ series Moominvalley following deals with distributor PGS Entertainment. The 13 x 22-minute series is based upon the popular Moomin stories by Finnish-Swedish author Tove Jansson and was commissioned by Yle in Finland […]