Henry Hugglemonster


In-demand Top Tens: Euro toons (Sept 4-10, 2016)

Our latest in-demand data in association with Parrot Analytics comes ahead of Cartoon Forum in Toulouse this week. Our data, covering the major European animation-producing territories of the UK, France and Ireland, reveals it is family entertainment that is whetting viewers’ appetites. The chart covers the top American- and European-produced cartoons over the September 4-10 period. […]

9 Story buys Brown Bag Films

Canadian kids company 9 Story Media Group has bought Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films. The deal is the most significant in the animation sector for some time, though financial details of the agreement were not revealed. Brown Bag, which Cathal Gaffnet leads as co-founder and CEO, has produced popular animated shows such as Octonauts, […]

Kids veteran Court joins Brown Bag board

Global kids TV veteran Neil Court has joined the board of Irish animation producer Brown Bag Films. Court, co-founder of DHX Media predecessor Decode Entertainment, has been advising the Dublin-based prodco since November, and has now formalised the relationship. Court has also been managing director of Nelvana Enterprises and his own international media consultancy. He […]

More Henry Hugglemonster for Disney

Disney has greenlit a second series of preschool animated series Henry Hugglemonster. The show is made by Irish indie Brown Bag Films with Disney’s London-based production hub. The 52x11mins show follows the titular Henry and his monster family. Voice talent for the show includes Spice Girl Geri Halliwell and actor Brian Blessed. Disney’s London hub […]

Disney Junior goes HD in the UK

The UK version of Disney’s preschool channel Disney Junior has launched in high definition. Disney has already rolled out HD versions of its core Disney Channel and boy-skewed Disney XD in high definition in the UK making Junior its third kid-focused HD channel. The new service will be carried exclusively on DTH platform BSkyB. Disney […]