NRK, TVO add Doki

Norway’s NRK and Canada’s TVO and Knowledge Network have acquired an animated series from Toronto-based Portfolio Entertainment. The trio has bought Doki, a 26x30mins preschool series about a character that explores distant parts of the world with his friends. Elsewhere, UAE’s E-Junior has acquired season two of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot […]

Portfolio hires former Teletoon exec

Canadian producer and distributor Portfolio Entertainment has hired Trent Locke as chief operating officer. Locke was previously vice president, business operations, for Canadian kids channel Teletoon. At Portfolio he will work across strategy and business development as well as finance and the day to day running of the company. He will report to co-CEOs Lisa […]

MIPTV News: Discovery’s Doki makes international leap

Doki, the animated series commissioned on the back of interest in Discovery Kids Latin America’s mascot character of the same name, is headed to MIPTV. The preschool show will topline Canadian vendor Portfolio Entertainment’s slate, which also includes other new kids’ shows and factual content. Doki began life as a host character on Discovery Kids […]