Retooled Bob lands global homes

France 5 and Turner Broadcasting System in the UK are among buyers of the rebooted Bob the Builder animated series. Z@pplin in the Netherlands, VRT in Belgium, Rai Yoyo in Italy, E-TV in South Africa, MiniMini in Poland, RTÉ in Ireland and Hop! in Israel have all acquired the show, which has already launched on […]

News brief: Chinese VOD net add Turtles

Chinese on-demand video site Tencent has acquired seasons one and two of Viacom’s Tenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The deal was one of a batch distributor Viacom International Media Networks announced overnight, with Nicaragua’s Telenica taking a 1 400-hour package including new shows Harvey Beaks, 100 Things to do Before High School and Shimmer & Shine. […]

African net continues Life with La Toya

Channels across Africa have bought programming from Passion Distribution, including new deals for Britain’s Worst Driver and Life with La Toya. The Home Channel has bought Britain’s Worst Driver seasons one and two, Fresh Food with Emerial Lagasse and Secrets of a Restaurant Chef, while Viasat has bought Mysteries of the Museum. Free TV entertainment […]