PBS Kids


CBBC welcomes Odd Squad

UK kids broadcaster CBBC has acquired Sinking Ship Entertainment’s daytime live-action series Odd Squad and will launch it this month. The 40x22mins series will debut on June 22 on the digital BBC channel. Odd Squad follows two young agents working for a government division run by kids equipped advanced but unpredictable gadgetry. Canada’s Sinking Ship […]

Broadcasters line up for Peg + Cat

RTP in Portugal and MBC Kids in the UAE are acquiring Canadian-produced preschool cartoon Peg + Cat. TFO in French-speaking Ontario in Canada and Télé-Québec are also buying the show, which debuted on PBS Kids in the US last year. Peg + Cat comes from 9 Story Entertainment and The Fred Rogers Company. 9 Story […]

Kids TV seriously

Today’s kids have an endless array of entertainment choices. From Disney, Nickelodeon and Turner Broadcasting TV channels to films, music videos, social media and console & casual gaming, there’s enough compelling content out there to occupy them 24/7. Is there a place for factual programmes in that mix? Andy Fry investigates The overwhelming majority of […]

News brief: Peg & Cat finds global homes

Kids series Peg & Cat is heading to four new broadcasters. The show, which comes from The Fred Rogers Company and PBS Kids and is animated and sold globally by Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment, has gone to ABC in Australia, HOP in Israel, Mini-Mini in Poland and E-Junior in the UAE. The series launched last […]

Disney makes trip to Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood

Disney Channel in Russia and the Latin American and Southeast Asian feeds of stable mate Disney Junior have acquired animated preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood. The 40x22mins series, which debuted on PBS Kids in the US and CBC in Canada and is sold internationally by 9 Story Entertainment, will launch on the Mouse House channels […]

Wild Kratts gets new season order

PBS Kids in the US and TVO in Canada have jointly ordered a new season of animated wildlife series Wild Kratts. The order for an additional 26x22mins will mean there are three seasons of the show, which is produced by 9 Story Entertainment and the production company of wildlife presenters and zoologists the Kratt Brothers […]