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VRT-Ketnet buys trio of kids’ shows

Belgian children’s channel VRT-Ketnet has acquired three series from Canadian content distributor DHX Media. The deal comprises new 52x11mins series SheZow, seasons one and two of CBC’s Monster Math Show and the 40x15mins season one of Martha Speaks. SheZow (left), which follows the life of a superhero boy, recently sold to Lagardere-owned Canal J in […]

G.U.N.K. Aliens land on Network Ten

Australian commercial channel Network Ten has commissioned a 26-part animated comedy from US toon house Foothill Entertainment’s European arm. Comedy G.U.N.K. Aliens is based on a book series from HarperCollins and follows a boy, his robotic dog and friends, who work for a top secret alien-fighting organisation. Canadian animation veteran Dale Schott the TV scripts. […]

Girls want toons!

Commissioners want more girl-skewed animation and say there is not enough coming their way. Producers say that commissioners often shun girl-skewed ideas as they are worried boys will turn off. Meanwhile, a handful of shows with girl characters are global hits. Asking kids TV executives why there are not more cartoons with lead girl characters […]