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Kids round-up: Nickelodeon India preps time travel series; Studio 100 taps Wildbrain CPLG exec as licensing head; Gutsy gains new investors and more…

Nickelodeon India preps time travel series Nickelodeon International and Nickelodeon India are co-producing a new series, The Twisted Timeline Of Sammy & Raj, marking the first collaboration between the two brands. The 20 x 30-minute 2D animated series, which is expected to launch on Nickelodeon International next year, follows a pair of cousins who get […]

Globosat’s children’s channels boost content and programming investment

Globosat’s kids channels Gloob and Gloobinho have launched two new departments for content and programming.  Flavia Costa is to lead the content team, which will focus on developing scripts for original productions and co-productions for both channels. Meanwhile, Luiz Filipe Figueira will be responsible for programming, which includes acquiring international content and co-productions, as well […]

Discovery Kids engages Annedroids

Discovery Kids Latin America has acquired the first two seasons of Amazon’s hybrid animation kids original Annedroids. The deal for the 52x30mins Canadian CGI/live action hybrid series, from Sinking Ship Entertainment in association with TVOKids and sold by Picture Box Distribution, covers most of Latin America. The exception is Brazil, where Picture Box has sold […]

Broadcasters get the LadyBug from PGS

Globosat’s kids platform Gloob in Brazil, the ABC in Australia and Télé-Québec have all acquired animated series LadyBug. The 26x26mins show, which is a copro between France-based Zagtoon and Method Animation alongside Japan’s Toei Animation, was originally commissioned by French commercial broadcaster TF1. LadyBug follows a pair of Parisian high school students who use magical powers […]

Rovio unveils Angry Birds TV, VOD launch plan

The long awaited Angry Birds Toons series has secured carriage on 14 broadcasters and a number of online and digital platforms ahead of its launch later this week. TV industry insiders have long been waiting to discover the identities of the channels that will launch the short-form Rovio Entertainment property, which is based on the […]