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RTÉ to axe in-house kids programming

RTÉ will no longer make any in-house children’s television programming, as part of a huge cost-savings exercise. All shows for the RTÉjr and RTÉ2 channels will be produced by independent companies from the end of 2017, the Irish pubcaster has confirmed. RTÉ will no longer directly employ any children’s programming-making staff, but the move will […]

RTÉ to up animation investment

Irish pubcaster RTÉ will significantly increase its investment into animation in the next three years. The broadcaster’s plans include a new RTÉjr programming schedule, an Android app, an animated shorts scheme, a new coproduction initiative, and, most significantly, an boost to its baseline investment in animated commissioning. RTÉ will invest more than €550,000 (US$630,000) per […]