Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom

BT updates TV app with more channels, content

UK telco BT is updating its TV app for Apple and Android devices, adding a dedicated kids’ on-demand section, seven more channels and an expanded collection of catch-up content. The BT TV app’s new kids section will include programmes like Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants, Entertainment One’s Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom and Doc McStuffins (pictured) from […]

Ben and Holly head to Russia

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom is heading to Russia after free-to-air broadcaster Carousel bought the preschool series. The broadcaster has bought 104x11mins of the animated show. The kids series is shopped internationally by Entertainment One, which struck the deal. Carousel already airs eOne-distributed preschool show Peppa Pig, which like Ben and Holly, is produced by […]

Nick US buys Ben and Holly

Nickelodeon has acquired preschool animated series Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom. The show, which is distributed by Entertainment One, comes from Astley Baker Davies, the UK prodco that makes Peppa Pig and which eOne acquired control of this week. Viacom-owned kids channel Nickelodeon will run Ben and Holly on its preschool service Nick Jr. and […]

Kids go OTT

As the gamut of entertainment mediums for children grows ever wider, Andy Fry profiles how over-the-top programming services are adapting their offers to garner attention, and attract eyeballs, from kids of all ages. In the last five years, kids’ media consumption has changed beyond recognition in advanced economies. The advent of OTT and on-demand technology, […]