APC Kids


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 […]

Kids round-up: Youku deals with ‘Superhero Kindergarten’; ‘Dinocity’ goes global; Cartoon Network hires

Youku partners on Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten Genius Brands International has struck a deal that will see Alibaba streamer Youku joining as a co-production partner on children’s animated series Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. Genius Brands and Youku will co-produce 52 x 11 episodes of the comedy and action-adventure series, which will be […]

Kids bulletin: APC Kids goes ‘Galactic’; Rainbow’s ’44 Cats’ readies US debut

APC Kids picks up Gulli’s ‘Galactic Agency’ APC Kids – the children’s entertainment arm of producer-distributor APC Studios – has picked up French broadcaster Gulli’s animated series Galactic Agency (52 x 13 minutes) for global distribution outside France, Belgium, Luxembourg and India. APC Kids will launch the series for pre-sales at the Annecy International Animated […]

TBI Weekly: TV pays respect to top execs

Two prominent execs sadly passed away this month, with many in the industry paying respects for their former colleagues. Over the weekend it emerged that well-liked and well-respected executive David Lyle (pictured) had passed away after a long fight with cancer. Lyle was a prominent figure in the TV business and has worked across FremantleMedia North […]