Mike the Knight

HIT making Thomas, Mike and Fireman Sam specials

HIT Entertainment is making three direct to DVD specials based on its core properties: Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam and Mike the Knight. HIT has also greenlit a new 26x11mins CGI Thomas series. The one-hour shows will be produced by HIT and in the case of Mike the Knight, Canadian kids firm Nelvana. All three […]

MIPTV News: Nelvana takes Zack & Deuce, new Mike to MIPTV

Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises will take the newly commissioned second season of Mike the Knight and 2D animated comedy Zack & Deuce to Cannes next month. Nelvana and coproduction partner HIT Entertainment announced production of Mike‘s second season this morning. The 52x12mins season will air on Treehouse in Canada, CBeebies in the UK and Nick Jr. […]

News brief: Mike the Knight gets second season

HIT Entertainment and Nelvana Enterprises have gone into production on a second season of new kids hit Mike the Knight. The 52x12mins CGI season will begin to deliver to Canadian kids net Treehouse next month for a May debut, with the UK’s CBeebies launching it in the summer and the US’s Nick Jr. later in […]

Hit secures Mike, Thomas sales

Broadcasters in Asia and Australasia have acquired more than 100 hours of Hit Entertainment’s children’s programming, including deals for Mike the Knight and Thomas & Friends. Among the deals secured by Hit’s Hong Kong office, Disney Junior in south east Asia and Hong Kong has snapped up season one of CGI series Mike (52x11mins). New […]