Riki Group


Sales round-up: ‘Children Ruin Everything’ for Roku; US Capitol riot doc travels worldwide; ‘DinoCity’ in demand  

‘Children Ruin Everything’ for Roku Roku has acquired upcoming Canadian comedy Children Ruin Everything as its first non-US original. The half-hour comedy, which was created by Schitt’s Creek writer Kurt Smeaton, will make its exclusive US debut on The Roku Channel next year. The series, which is produced by New Metric Media and distributed by […]

Kids roundup: WarnerMedia APAC hires Disney alum Melissa Lim; Moonbug shows comes to BBC iPlayer; Ferly & Toonz partner for ‘Kingdom Of None’

WarnerMedia APAC hires Disney alum Melissa Lim WarnerMedia has appointed Melissa Lim as the new head of content acquisitions and co-productions for its children’s networks in the Asia Pacific region, which include POGO, Cartoon Network and Boomerang. Lim will also advise on licensing content to fuel the growing slate of kids and family programming on the […]

Russia’s Riki Group scores slew of global animated sales

Russian animation house Riki Group has announced a slew of global sales for several of its shows, following the digital MIPTV last week. Toonz Media Networks has acquired AVOD rights for Kikoriki and Pincode from the St Petersburg-based company, with the shows headed to the MyToonz platform in India, Africa, LatAm, USA and Spain. “I […]

Kids round-up: WarnerMedia unveils EMEA kids team; Netflix acquires ‘Rainbow Rangers’; ‘DinoCity’ sells to Europe, Balkans and MENA

WarnerMedia unveils EMEA kids team US-based WarnerMedia has unveiled its leadership team for its EMEA kids division, working across Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Boing, Cartoonito and the HBO Max kids offering. Vanessa Brookman, head of kids, EMEA for WarnerMedia, has appointing Sarah Fell to lead original production, with Marc Goodchild as head of digital content, Sean Henry […]