Dominic Gardiner

Jetpack secures rights to trio of UK kids edutainment series

Kids content distributor Jetpack Distribution has acquired the international rights for three UK live action shows: Bumpybox’s My Petsaurus and Sixth Sense’s Our Family and Time for School. Commenting, Jetpack Distribution CEO Dominic Gardiner said: “The UK celebrates some of the greatest kids TV production and these shows are proven successes, drawing upon themes that affect many pre-schoolers, giving […]

Asian SVOD service straps on Jetpack

Asian subscription on-demand platform iflix has acquired programming from UK-based distributor Jetpack. iflix, which is live in Malaysia and the Philippines, has bought 12 series comprising 187 hours, including 52x11mins live-action puppet series The Moe Shoe, docudrama Heart & Soul and 2D-animated Jamie’s Got Tentacles. “iflix is excited to add Jetpack’s great range of shows […]

MBC tries out Jetpack shows

Middle Eastern broadcaster MBC has acquired a package of programming from Dominic Gardiner’s distributor, Jetpack. The net bought 62 hours, including new 52x11mins series Jamie’s Got Tentacles and 26x24mins Invisible Network of Kids. Gardiner, CEO of Jetpack, said: “Jetpack’s extensive children’s portfolio offers a broad range of top-quality programming from pre-school to fast-paced action series […]

Jetpack powers up with Justin Time

Fledgling children’s TV vendor Jetpack Distribution has scored a deal to represent Canadian-produced cartoon Justin Time. The firm has taken TV and licensing rights to the Guru Studio’s 52x11mins show across CEEMEA (central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa). The series currently has a third season in development. London-based Jetpack launched at Annecy […]

Distributor Jetpack lifts off

A new kids distribution company headed up by former Disney UK programming boss Dominic Gardiner has launched at Annecy this week. Jetpack Distribution is the result of a partnership between Canada’s Nerd Corps Entertainment, France’s Samka Productions, and Gardiner Entertainment. Gardiner will be CEO, having previously been acting head of children’s channels at UK pay […]

New UK kids channel for Freeview

UK free-to-air platform Freeview has added a new children’s channel to its line-up for the first time in eight years. CSC Media Group-owned Pop, a channel aimed at kids aged 4-9, launched on the platform yesterday, taking Freeview EPG slot 75. Pop offers shows such as Littlest Pet Shop, Sally Bollywood and My Little Pony. […]