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Sales round-up: France TV buys Attenborough’s ‘Life In Colour’; HBO Max takes ‘Octonauts’; Jetpack strikes BBC deal

France TV buys Attenborough’s Life In Colour France Télévisions is among buyers of Life In Colour With David Attenborough. The show, sold by Flame Distribution, has also been picked up by RTBF (Belgium), Geo Wild (Germany), and HRT (Croatia). HRT additionally picked up one-hour docs In Search Of Sir Walter Scott and Antarctica From Above. Other deals include […]

Exclusive: HBO Max EMEA on hunt for live-action comedy & unscripted pre-school shows

HBO Max is looking to commission and acquire unscripted pre-school formats, live-action children’s comedies and shows that appeal to young female viewers as the streamer continues its expansion across Europe. The WarnerMedia-owned SVOD, which has had success in EMEA with shows including Looney Tunes Cartoons and Teen Titans Go!, rolled out in 15 European countries […]

WarnerMedia supercharges HBO Max, Cartoon Network with 300-hours of kids shows

WarnerMedia has commissioned more than 300 hours of new original live-action and animated children’s content, as part of a commitment to expand its kids and family offering across all its platforms. The content offering will cover original series, special and acquisitions for all kids age ranges, including preschoolers, 6-11-year-olds and family co-viewing, and will debut […]

Kids round-up: ‘Kid-E-Cats’ expands in Italy; ‘Yu-Gi-Oh!’ increases LatAm foothold; YouTube Kids arrives on Freesat

CTC Media’s ‘Kid-E-Cats’ expands in Italy WarnerMedia-owned preschool network Cartoonito and German distributor and co-prod Koch Films GmbH have signed deals with APC Kids to expand CTC Media’s animation Kid-E-Cats presence in Italy. After already airing the first two seasons, Cartoonito has signed a new FTA deal for the third season, while Koch Films has […]

Kids round-up: Italy’s Cartoonito launches climate toon; YA drama for Israel’s Nick Hot; Sky Kids expands

Climate toon bought by Cartoonito Italy’s Cartoonito has picked up animated children’s series MeteoHeroes for its global premiere. The show is a co-production between Mondo TV and Italian weather forecasting group Meteo Expert Center. The series, in which six children fight pollution and extreme weather with their superpowers, will air a special four-episode primetime premiere […]

TalkTalk adds Cartoonito to channel line-up

UK operator TalkTalk has added Turner preschool channel Cartoonito to its TV line-up. Cartoonito is available from today on channel 488 of the TalkTalk EPG and will be available as part of the ‘Kids Boost’ package. Among its programming line-up is the long-running educational series Sesame Street (pictured). This offers 10 dedicated kids’ channels – […]

Turner strikes new channels deal with Virgin

Turner has renewed its carriage deal with UK cabler Virgin Media, adding a raft of on-demand content to the roster of linear nets. Liberty Global-owned Virgin has secured Turner channels including Cartoon Network (Powerpuff Girls, pictured), Boomerang, Cartoonito, TCM and CNN International, and the Cartoon Network HD net has been added to the line-up for […]

Netflix UK, YFE among Toot buyers

Netflix in the UK, Disney in Australia and Germany-based YFE have acquired Toot the Tiny Tugboat from Twofour Rights. The Channel 5-commissioned 52x11mins preschool show, which also runs on Cartoonito on UK pay TV, is based on Sebastien Braun’s book and follows an ambitious tugboat and his friends. “Toot the Tiny Tugboat is a beautifully […]

Turtles, Dora spread in Lat Am, Europe

Viacom International Media Networks properties Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dora the Explorer: Into the City have sold to broadcasters around the world. Turtles seasons one and two have gone to China’s TianJinShi Team Shine Culture Communication Co. and will launch on Kaku Kids for Beijing Television and Jiajia Cartoon Channel with Guangdong Jia Jia […]

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