Kids


Asian Academy Creative Awards fete ‘Delhi Crime’, ‘World’s Got Talent’

Richie Mehta’s Netflix series Delhi Crime picked up four gongs at the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAAs) in Singapore. The annual awards show, which held ceremonies on 5 and 6 December, saw the seven-part drama – which dramatises India’s notorious 2012 gang-rape case – win Best Drama Series, Best Original Programme by a Streamer/OTT, Best […]

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 […]

Netflix, Nickelodeon strike multi-year output deal for animated film and TV

  Netflix and Nickelodeon have struck a multi-year output deal for original animated feature films and TV series that could see a Spongebob spin-off heading to the streaming giant.  The new programmes will be based on Nickelodeon’s roster of characters as well as new IP. The deal, which will bolster the kid and teen-friendly content on […]

Viacom18 launches first SVOD play in India with Voot Kids

Viacom18 is launching its first SVOD play in India with a kids app. The platform, Voot Kids, is an extension of the existing AVOD brand Voot, headed up by Viacom18 group CEO Sudanshu Vats, who first detailed the kids SVOD plans to TBI last year. TBI understands that the launch of an SVOD tier for […]

Entertainment One sells raft of ‘Peppa Pig’ seasons into Korea

Entertainment One has sold a raft of seasons of Peppa Pig into Korean educational broadcaster EBS. EBS has picked up the rights to seasons five, six and seven, which are premiering to audiences in South Korea this year. EOne has also appointed EBS as the licensing agent for Peppa Pig, where it will manage consumer […]

Viaplay buys Moonbug’s ‘Mia’s Magic Playground’

Nordic streamer Viaplay has bought producer-distributor Moonbug’s Mia’s Magic Playground.  Moonbug struck the deal with Viaplay operator Nordic Entertainment Group (NENT Group), which will debut the show across the Nordic region in early 2020. The animated narrative adventure series will follow the popular Little Baby Bum character Mia and her two best friends, Oskar and Tilde, […]

China’s Youku boards ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’

Chinese streaming giant Youku has boarded Genius Brands International’s animated series Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten.  The deal will see the Alibaba-backed streamer co-producing the children’s series – TBI Kids’ Top Pick for MIPCOM – and bringing it to Chinese audiences. TBI understands that Youku has taken a stake in the show’s IP across broadcast, digital […]

Kids bulletin: Gaumont launches ‘Pirate Mouse’; Cake boards ‘Woozle & Pip’; Cosmos-Maya sets up sales arm

Gaumont, Amsterdam team for ‘Pol The Pirate Mouse’ Gaumont and Amsterdam-based Submarine are partnering on animated series Pol The Pirate Mouse. The co-production is based on the eponymous children’s book written by renowned writer Tingue Dongelman and illustrated by Denise van Leeuven. The project (52 x 11 minutes) was presented by Bruno Felix of Submarine […]

MGM promotes Barry Poznick to lead expanded non-scripted drive

MGM’s Barry Poznick has been promoted to lead unscripted and alternative television for the business as it expands from its foundations in reality. The former president of unscripted has been promoted to president of MGM/Orion unscripted and alternative television, after extending his contract with the business. While overseeing unscripted programmes for MGM, Poznick will now […]