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Christopher Skala forms YouTube content company

Former Hit Entertainment and Guinness World of Records executive Christopher Skala has created a new YouTube-focused kids content company, TaDaKids. Skala’s venture launched last month with backing from private equity firm Sandbox Partners. Writing about the new business in the latest issue of TBI Kids, Skala said TaDaKids will be a new kind of prodco, […]

Transmedia by numbers

Children’s love of great TV content shows no signs of abating but young audiences are becoming increasingly agnostic when it comes to the screen they use to find it, resulting in the line between app, game, toy and TV show blurring. Mediametrie and Eurodata TV media consultant Claire Mitchell looks at the numbers these crossovers […]

CBeebies launches Playtime app

UK pubcaster the BBC has launched an app to accompany a range of shows on its preschool channel CBeebies. The CBeebies Playtime app works on Apple and Android devices. It allows parents to create profiles for kids and they can collect rewards for progressing in a range of games themed around key shows on the […]