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TBI Weekly: Delivering diversity in children’s programming

TBI deputy editor Mark Layton takes a deep dive to explore how the global TV industry is working to improve inclusivity and representation in children’s programming, and asks what needs to happen both in front of and behind the camera in order to bring about real change. Every child deserves to see themselves reflected in […]

Exclusive: Kids’ TV leaders talk financial and culture benefits of co-productions

Co-productions are helping to drive quality and increase cultural diversity on children’s shows, say leading kids’ TV industry figures. Speaking on yesterday’s TBI Talks (click here to watch on demand), Shabnam Rezaei, co-founder and president of Canadian-US animation studio Big Bad Boo, producer of Hulu’s The Bravest Knight, highlighted how she has seen the number […]

North American kids web channel bags Arabic shows

Original Arabic programming is heading to new North American online children’s channel Oznoz. The net, which targets bilingual children, has partnered with JCC (Al Jazeera Children’s Channel) to bring the latter’s original shows to the platform in languages such as English and French. Shows from JCC’s preschool channel Baraem such as Lulu and Marmar, Kalila […]