Bing Bunny


Disney and Nick buy Bing Bunny

Preschool toon series Bing Bunny has been acquired by several big name broadcasters and kids channels. Nickelodeon has bought the Acamar Films show for Nick Jr. in Australia and Disney has acquired it for Disney Junior in southeast Asia. In the UK the series plays on CBeebies, and BBC Worldwide has bought it for its […]

Sky appoints first Kids TV chief

Sky has recruited children’s TV producer Lucy Murphy as head of kids, the first time the UK pay TV operator has had a dedicated kids TV chief. Murphy is a producer and counts Horrid Henry, The Gruffalo and Bing Bunny among her credits. As well as her production work, Murphy is also creative director and […]

9 Story buys Brown Bag Films

Canadian kids company 9 Story Media Group has bought Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films. The deal is the most significant in the animation sector for some time, though financial details of the agreement were not revealed. Brown Bag, which Cathal Gaffnet leads as co-founder and CEO, has produced popular animated shows such as Octonauts, […]

Broadcasters get Bing Bunny bounce

Broadcasters in Australia and Europe have acquired children’s series Bing Bunny. ABC in Australia, S4C in Wales, Ireland’s RTÉ, Sweden’s SVT, DR in Denmark, Minimax in eastern Europe and VRT in Belgium have all bought the BBC preschool show, which is based on books from author and illustrator Ted Dewan. The deals announced this morning […]

Howard Litton exec-producing new Bing Bunny kids show

UK kids channel CBeebies has ordered a series based on Ted Dewan’s Bing Bunny book. The 78x7mins Bing Bunny preschool show will be made by UK indie Acamar Films and executive produced by ex Nickelodeon UK boss Howard Litton. Acamar has signed up TLC as its L&M partner and a deal has been inked with […]