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Former Little Airplane CEO Josh Selig launches China-focused firm

Josh Selig, the former CEO of US-based Little Airplane Productions, has launched China Bridge Content, a new Beijing and New York-based content and consulting firm aimed at giving international companies a “foothold” in mainland China. The venture is focused on building creative and business ties between China and the rest of the global media sector […]

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 […]

Kids bulletin: WildBrain hires Disney exec; France Télévisions buys ‘Claude’

WildBrain appoints former Disney exec as strategy and innovation director Digital kids’ network and studio WildBrain has appointed Elia Bouthors as strategy and innovation director, effective immediately. In the newly created role, he will lead a team tasked with identifying and piloting new ways to engage WildBrain’s 300m quarterly users and build and monetise brands […]

Little Airplane making TV shows with pregnancy brand What to Expect

Kids producer Little Airplane has inked a deal with the What to Expect brand and the pair will develop and launch new kids shows. The projects will come under the What to Expect Jr. brand. It marks What to Expect’s first moves into TV. What to Expect is the pregnancy-focused publishing brand created by author […]

Little Airplane’s Littlest Lamb to take off at MIPCOM

Kids producer and distributor Little Airplane will launch a new show at MIPCOM, The Littlest Lamb. The 26x3mins series is about a lamb who builds a home to shelter other animals. It is being made in association with the non-profit The Littlest Lamb Organization which is building an orphanage just outside of Cairo, Egypt. Little […]

Studio 100 and Little Airplane making animated Bumba series

Studio 100 and Little Airplane are jointly producing a new animated Bumba series. The Studio 100 property is the top-ranked preschool brand in the Benelux region where there is a long-running puppet series featuring the clown character. It will now be reworked as an animated series for the international kids TV market. The producers plan […]