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Televisa becomes key Mexican Ben & Holly home

Televisa has taken free-to-air rights to Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom and will become the preschool show’s primary home in Mexico going forward. Nick Jr. will remain as the pay TV home of the eOne Family-distributed programme, with Televisa debuting it on free TV later this month and taking local licensing rights. Televisa has been […]

News brief: Iberian nets buy eOne toon

Kids networks in Spain and Portugal have acquired 2D animated series Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong from eOne Family. Spanish free-to-air net TVE Clan bought the show for Spain, with pay TV channel Biggs doing the same in Portugal. The 52x11mins series, from Sticky Pictures and eOne and for Teletoon in Canada and […]

TBI Kids Survey 2016: What is the biggest issue facing the industry?

TBI asks the the most influential players in the kids business for their views on the hot-button topics that are defining the sector in 2016 and beyond Asking folks in the kids industry about the biggest challenge they face elicits a range of responses, most of which can be filed into two areas: funding and […]

Throop: TV, Family staying strong for eOne

The CEO of Canada-based Entertainment One, Darren Throop, has lauded the performance of the studio’s television and family divisions, as the film unit continues to drag on company financial results. eOne yesterday posted a trading update for the nine months to December 31, 2015, saying revenues were down 3% year-on-year, mainly due to a 14% […]

Nick US buys Ben and Holly

Nickelodeon has acquired preschool animated series Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom. The show, which is distributed by Entertainment One, comes from Astley Baker Davies, the UK prodco that makes Peppa Pig and which eOne acquired control of this week. Viacom-owned kids channel Nickelodeon will run Ben and Holly on its preschool service Nick Jr. and […]

eOne poaches Nerd Corps’ Reinseth

Transatlantic studio Entertainment One has poached Nerd Corps Entertainment’s Jillianne Reinseth. The executive joins eOne as VP, creative affairs in its eOne Family division, which houses preschool money-spinner Peppa Pig, on March 2. Reinseth previously held the same role at Canadian prodco Nerd Corps, and was has in the oast been VP, development at Cookie Jar […]

Zak Storm brewing at MIPCOM

A new animated series from the producer of Ben 10 is headed to Cannes via eOne Family. Zak Storm will be available for presales ahead of delivery in France in fall 2015. Ben 10 creator Man of Action conceived the 39x30mins show, with Zagtoon, Method Animation and eOne Family attached as coproducers.In France, it launches […]