Deadly 60

Kids TV seriously

Today’s kids have an endless array of entertainment choices. From Disney, Nickelodeon and Turner Broadcasting TV channels to films, music videos, social media and console & casual gaming, there’s enough compelling content out there to occupy them 24/7. Is there a place for factual programmes in that mix? Andy Fry investigates The overwhelming majority of […]

BBC Earth launching on ProSieben’s Maxx

ProSiebenSat.1’s upcoming male-skewing digital channel Maxx has inked a programming deal with BBC Worldwide for over 300 hours of natural history and wildlife content. Maxx will run a BBC Earth block that will house the content from BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of UK pubcaster the BBC. Titles covered in the deal include Deadly 60, […]

BBC cuts huge kids programming deal with Al Jazeera

BBC Worldwide and Al Jazeera have agreed a deal for almost 200 hours of new kids programming. The wide-ranging deal between the commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster and the Qatari state-backed channel operator covers different genres and categories of programming from preschool to tween. Worldwide has previously sold programming to Al Jazeera Children’s […]

Discovery orders adventure series with Deadly 60’s Steve Backshall

Discovery Western Europe has ordered a four-part adventure series fronted by Steve Backshall, Swimming with Monsters. The series is in production and being made by UK indie Spun Gold. Discovery plans to transmit the show on its networks around the world and it will go out in the US, Europe, the Middle East and Africa […]