Cloudbabies


Deal Monitor: 16 programming deals at a glance

In a week that began with MIPCOM recuperation and the news TV titan Time Warner was being sold to telecoms giant AT&T, telly companies have quietly been getting on with their post-market deal-making. One major deal announced Thursday saw Chinese state-owned children’s channel CCTV-14 acquiring Kate & Mim-Mim (season one) and Tree Fu Tom (s1-2), […]

Jim Jam, TVN among Cloudbabies buyers

Jim Jam and TVN in Poland and ETV in South Africa have bought Cloudbabies from UK-based Hoho Rights. Polish pubcaster TVN’s deal for the preschool series is for SVOD rights. Another Hoho-sold series, Everybody Loves a Moose, has gone to Dubai-based MBC for its channels in the Middle East and North Africa. The 52x10mins Cloudbabies […]

Hoho taps sales vet to replace Davies

UK children’s indie Hoho Entertainment has tapped a former Target Entertainment, Souther Star Entertainment and Granada exec to become its head of TV sales. Jayne Pitts (pictured) is joining Hoho Rights, and in the sales chief role will work closely with Hoho joint MD’s Oliver Ellis and Helen Howells to devise and implement presales and […]

News brief: Broadcasters buy Cloudbabies

Broadcasters in Europe, the Middle East and Korea have acquired preschool toon Cloudbabies from producer and brand owner Hoho. The CBeebies series will launch later this year on RTP in Portugal, Al-Jazeera Children’s Channel (aka JCC) in the Middle East and Kenny & Co in Korea following the agreements with Hoho Entertainment’s sales arm Hoho […]

Cloudbabies emerge in Germany

Boutique children’s TV distributor Hoho Rights has sold its Cloudbabies preschool series to a leading German broadcaster. ARD and ZDF-owned kidsnet KiKA has bought the 52x10mins series ahead of a 2014 debut. The CBeebies show has already sold into Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Wales, Taiwan and Poland. “Germany is a hugely significant European territory and […]

Hoho Rights poaches Danielle Davies from Viacom

Kids distributor Hoho Rights has hired Danielle Davies as head of sales and acquisitions. She joins from Viacom where she is acting sales director. She will oversee all of Hoho’s sales activities and the acquisition of third-party shows. Prior to Viacom, Davies was senior VP, sales, DCD Rights and has also worked at 3DD, Action […]