Backyard Science

Germany’s kids’ channels competition heats up

German children’s TV is set for its biggest shake-up in years, with the Disney Channel set to go free-TV – a move that places it in direct competition with Super RTL, the market leading family network that the Mouse House joint-owns. Jesse Whittock assesses the battle ahead. The pace of change in the German kids’ […]

Astro buys package of kids shows from Beyond

Astro TVIQ, the Malaysian pay TV operator’s kids branded kids channel, has agreed a deal with Beyond Distribution for 230 hours of programming. The package deal was agreed at MIPCOM and gives Astro TVIQ series including Buzzy Bee & Friends, Milly Molly, Lab Rats Challenge and Wild Animal Baby Explorers. The deal covered sixteen series […]