Kids Round-Up: ‘Miraculous’ travels to China; Studio 100 racks up ‘Ella Bella Bingo’ sales; Splash to release kids content on German streamer KiXi

Studio 100 racks up Ella Bella Bingo sales Studio 100 Film has sold Scandinavian animation Ella Bella Bingo to the US, Canada and UK to Benelux, France, Portugal, Bulgaria, Poland, the Baltics, Russia and Ukraine, to Turkey, South Korea and Latam. The Studio 100 Film and producer Kool Produktion announced the sales and first admissions […]

Henson poaches Lionsgate exec for sales

The Jim Henson Company has recruited Anna Moorefield as director, global distribution. Moorefield joins from independent film and TV studio Lionsgate Entertainment and will be in place at Henson ahead of MIPCOM next month. The company will have a trio of new properties for the market and launch Dot., a new property hailing from Mark […]

Sony’s Pop buys Splash’s Sabrina

Sony’s UK free-to-air kids channel Pop has acquired Sabrina: Secrets Of A Teenage Witch from Splash Entertainment. Sony Pictures Television bought Pop last year as part of a deal for the CSC Media Group. The ad-supported channel is carried on free-to-air digital platforms in the UK. Sabrina will be added to its programming grid from […]

Spain’s Phileas options formats to FremantleMedia, Endemol

Spain’s Phileas Productions has inked deals with FremantleMedia and Endemol for its format Don’t say it, Bring it! Phileas has teamed with Turkey’s Global Agency to distribute the format and it has clinched the deals with FremantleMedia in France and Endemol in Italy, which will both now attempt to get local versions of the show […]

Sony options gameshow Sit Tight

Spanish formats house Phileas has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Television, which has optioned French and Italian rights to its gameshow Sit Tight. Madrid-based producer Phileas created the format in which contestants face being physically eliminated from the show if another contestant correctly answers general knowledge questions. Sony is pitching the format to French […]