Sarah & Duck


BBC Studios titles make it to Lat Am PlayKids app

BBC Studios and PlayKids have reached an deal which will give users of the PlayKids app in Latin America immediate access to seven CBeebies titles. The titles include Charlie & Lola, Hey Dugee, Sarah & Duck, Clangers, Go Jetters (pictured), Nelly & Nora and Dinopaws. The slate has been selected by PlayKids curators to provide […]

BBCWW inks first children’s deal with Amazon

BBC Worldwide has acquired its first multi-year children’s licensing deal with SVOD service Amazon Prime Video in the UK and Ireland. The deal will give subscribers in the region access to a raft of children’s TV series from CBeebies and CBBC, including Hey Duggee, Go Jetters, Sarah & Duck, Charlie & Lola and Gigglebiz as […]

CBBC, Worldwide create toon pilot scheme

UK kids channel CBBC and its commercial cousin BBC Worldwide have launched a pilot scheme designed to identify Britain’s next generation of animators. ANIM8 represents the first time CBBC has created a pilot scheme that will offer successful entrants development funding. CBBC and BBCWW are inviting pitches from individuals, studios and companies for comedy projects […]

BBC Worldwide strikes trio of Chile deals

BBC Worldwide has struck three deals with Chilean broadcasters and platforms for its content. The commercial arm of the UK public broadcaster, the BBC, announced at the NATPE convention in Miami that it has done deals with Chilean pubcaster TVN, its commercial counterpart Chilevision, and pay TV operator VTR. TVN has acquired a package of […]

Girls want toons!

Commissioners want more girl-skewed animation and say there is not enough coming their way. Producers say that commissioners often shun girl-skewed ideas as they are worried boys will turn off. Meanwhile, a handful of shows with girl characters are global hits. Asking kids TV executives why there are not more cartoons with lead girl characters […]