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WBD EMEA & CBC board ‘Lana Longbeard’ kids’ adventure

Warner Bros. Discovery EMEA, Super RTL in German-speaking Europe, M6 Group’s Gulli in France and CBC in Canada have all struck pre-sale deals for upcoming 2D animated comedy-adventure Lana Longbeard. The 52 x 11-minute series is currently in the works from co-producers Zephyr, the production arm of APC Kids, which holds distribution rights, and Canadian […]

BBC orders ‘Digital Girl’, with pre-sales to Super RTL & Discovery Kids

UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned Digital Girl, a new animated series, that has also been sold to Super RTL in Germany and Discovery Kids in Latin America. The 26 x 22-minute series, from Bristol-based A Productions, is set to be delivered in late 2024. Cyber Group Studios, which has helped secure international presales financing, has been attached to […]

Kids round-up: Super RTL inks Moonbug deal; Zigazoo gains $4m capital funding; TVOkids makes BGM double order  

Super RTL inks Moonbug deal German FTA linear children’s network Super RTL has acquired global pre-school hit CoComelon, and a number of other series, in a wide-reaching deal struck with London-and-LA-based kids content company Moonbug Entertainment. Moonbug shows, also including Little Baby Bum, Go Buster and Playtime with Twinkle, will be brought to German-speaking markets, […]

RTL Group strikes Disney deal to take full control of Germany’s Super RTL

RTL Group has struck a deal to take full ownership of German FTA network brand Super RTL, which had been operated as a joint venture with Disney. RTL Deutschland has entered into a binding agreement with Disney-owned BVI Television Investments to acquire the outstanding 50% of Super RTL that it does not already own. Financial […]

Kids round-up: ‘Moominvalley’ lands in Nordics; Super RTL orders monster comedy; ‘Rainbow Rangers’ travels; and more…

Moomins return to the Nordics SF Studios in the Nordics, NRK in Norway and RÚV in Iceland have picked up prodco Gutsy Animations’ series Moominvalley following deals with distributor PGS Entertainment. The 13 x 22-minute series is based upon the popular Moomin stories by Finnish-Swedish author Tove Jansson and was commissioned by Yle in Finland […]

Online TV sales platform Vuulr goes global

Online programme sales platform Vuulr has rolled out internationally after launching across Asia in January 2019. The Singapore-headquartered Vuulr features TV and film content from producers and distributors including Sony, Picture Tree International, Banijay Rights, Warner Media, CNN and Toonz Media Group, comprising over 30,000 hours across over 60 genres and 70 languages. Buyers registered […]

30 years of TBI: The TBI 20 (2003)

TBI turns 30 this year, and to celebrate we will be publishing a series of archive articles chronicling the evolving television and entertainment landscape since 1988. In 2003, TBI asked the industry to nominate the top 20 executives in the business at that point, and results brought together some of the biggest names in the […]

Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 set for Super RTL

Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 is set to make its free-to-air broadcast debut in Germany on Super RTL. New episodes of the title will air on Super RTL this month.  Ben 10, which targets boys aged 4-8, sees leading character Ben Tennyson transform into aliens. The series premiered across EMEA and APAC last October, followed by […]

France Télévisions, Super RTL welcome Mike

Pubcaster France Télévisions and Germany’s Super RTL have pre-bought TeamTO’s latest animated series, Take it Easy Mike. The hyper-realistic slapstick toon is currently in pre-production ahead of delivery in 2018 and broadcast debut in 2019. The 78x7mins, non-dialogue comedy series follows a pug with refined tastes, whose attempts to seduce the neighbour’s dog are undone […]

Buyers queue up for Grizzy and the Lemmings

The first free TV sales of French CGI toon Grizzy and the Lemmings have been completed, with a raft of European broadcasters coming on board the Hari International show. Super RTL in Germany, VRT in Belgium, NPO in the Netherlands, NRK in Norway, SVT in Sweden, RUV in Iceland and Puls TV in Poland have […]

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