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Tencent & France Télévisions board Sixteen South’s ‘The Coop Troop’

Belfast-based Sixteen South is partnering with China’s Tencent, France Télévisions and Technicolor Animation Productions for its first CGI animated series, The Coop Troop. The 52 x 11-minute animated comedy, for children ages 6-9, was co-created by Colin Williams of Sixteen South and the children’s author and illustrator Alex T. Smith. It is expected to be […]

France’s Orange renews HBO output deal

Orange Cinéma Series (OCS) has renewed a key content deal with US premium programme provider service HBO. OCS is the bouquet of movie channels operated by France Telecom’s Orange in France and it as carried HBO content since launch in 2008. The new deal means OCS will be the first channels to carry HBO shows in France. […]

China’s SMG prepares to launch kids channel throughout South East Asia

Chinese media giant Shanghai Media Group (SMG) is preparing to launch a Mandarin-language kids channel throughout South East Asia. The as-yet-unnamed network will roll out in 2013 and feature content from SMG’s animation subsidiary Toonmax. The new service will have over 1,000 hours of new programming a year, according to the partners involved in the […]