News brief: Kids SVOD service buys Splash series

North American SVOD service Oznoz has bought shows such as Chloe’s Closet and Dive Olly Dive from Mike Young’s Splash Entertainment. The deal hands bilingual kids platform Oznow rights to those shows, plus Cosmic Quantum, Pet Alien, ToddWorld and The DaVincibles in Castilian and Neutral Spanish, French, Korean, Portuguese and Russian. This marks the first […]

News brief: Professor Balthazar returns to US

Kids streaming site Oznoz has bought classic toon series Professor Balthazar, a deal claimed to mark the first time the property has headed to North America since the 1980s. A partnership with creative studio DVDLab will see the 59-episodes show, which ran on Nickelodeon in the Eighties, launch on the bilingual children-focused platform, which Shabnam […]

US kids VOD platform bags Nelvana hours

Bilingual children’s VOD service Oznoz has secured a deal for more than 400 half-hour episodes of programming from Canada’s Nelvana Enterprises. Oznoz offers programming in a range of languages, and this deal brings its overall content offering to more than 2,000 hours. Key Nelvana titles include Babar, Franklin, Beyblade, Bakugan, Scaredy Squirrel and Ruby Gloom […]

News brief: Oznoz buys HIT package

Kids app Oznoz has added a package of programming from HIT Entertainment. The deal hands Canada-based Oznoz shows such as Thomas & Thomas, Angelina Ballerina, Barney & Friends, Bob the Builder, Kipper and Rubberduckers. The Oznoz interface allows users to search for programming by language and age group, and purchase relevant episodes or seasons of […]

North American kids web channel bags Arabic shows

Original Arabic programming is heading to new North American online children’s channel Oznoz. The net, which targets bilingual children, has partnered with JCC (Al Jazeera Children’s Channel) to bring the latter’s original shows to the platform in languages such as English and French. Shows from JCC’s preschool channel Baraem such as Lulu and Marmar, Kalila […]