Federation Kids and Family


Kids roundup: WarnerMedia APAC hires Disney alum Melissa Lim; Moonbug shows comes to BBC iPlayer; Ferly & Toonz partner for ‘Kingdom Of None’

WarnerMedia APAC hires Disney alum Melissa Lim WarnerMedia has appointed Melissa Lim as the new head of content acquisitions and co-productions for its children’s networks in the Asia Pacific region, which include POGO, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Lim will also advise on licensing content to fuel the growing slate of kids and family programming on the […]

Canada’s TVO puts best foot forward with kids’ docu-dance series

Canadian pubcaster TVO has acquired a new original docu-style dance series for its children’s brand TVOkids. Co-produced by TVOkids and Pillango Productions, with Paris-based Federation Kids and Family handling global distribution, Let’s Dance (39 x 7-minutes) is aimed at 3-7-year-olds and set in the studios of the National Ballet School of Canada. It is set […]

Cottonwood, ZDF, ZDFE, HBO Max & Globo to co-pro ‘Theodosia’ adaptation

French kids prodco Cottonwood Media, German pubcaster ZDF, its co-pro and distribution arm ZDF Enterprises, US streamer HBO Max and Brazilian media giant Globo have teamed up to co-produce Theodosia, a new live-action Egyptology-themed kids series. The 26 x 30-minute series is produced by Cottonwood Media’s David Michel, Cécile Lauritano and Zoé Carrera Allaix, while Joe Williams (Hank Zipzer’s Christmas […]

Kids round-up: Disney+ reimagines ‘Doogie Howser’; Pinguim and Little Airplane partner for spooky co-pro; ‘Tainá’ sells in LatAm, Turkey and China

Disney+ orders ‘Doogie Howser, M.D.’ reboot Disney+ has made a straight-to-series order for a reboot of 1980/90s ABC series Doogie Howser, M.D. The new 10-episode series, which has the working title of Doogie Kameāloha M.D., will be a reimagining set in modern-day Hawaii following Lahela ‘Doogie’ Kameāloha, a mixed-race 16-year-old girl, juggling a budding medical […]