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News brief: Turner takes Mr Bean toon

Turner Broadcasting System has acquired season two of the Mr Bean Animated Series from Endemol Worldwide Distribution. The deal covers Asia Pacific, Latin America and EMEA. CITV in the UK and Super RTL in Germany have already prebought the Tiger Aspect Productions show. Delivery is scheduled for later this year or in 2015.

MIPTV to launch Kids TV Summit

Reed MIDEM will hold a one-day summit focusing on how digital disruption is effecting both the production and distribution of children’s TV programming. The Future of Kids TV Summit will take place on Tuesday, April 8 at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, sponsored by Canadian investment fund Shaw Rocket Fund. Reed MIDEM says the event […]

Magine completes German clean sweep with ProSieben channels

The ProSiebenSat.1 bouquet of channels will be added to the Magine service in Germany after the OTT service struck a deal with the German free-to-air broadcast group. The deal means that from march Magine will carry the SAT.1, ProSieben, Kabel Eins, Sixx, Sat.1 Gold and ProSieben Maxx channels. Magine has launched a trial version of […]

German Disney Channel claims best ever free TV launch

Disney Channel’s debut on German free TV has produced strong results for the Mouse House. The network launched last Friday (January 17) and scored a 9.9% market share of children aged 3-13 and a 2.5% share among 14-49s. This lead to a total of 10.8 million watching the channel during the weekend and an overall […]

Disney Channel launches on German free TV

Germany’s latest competitor in the children’s free-to-air channels market has arrived. Disney Channel launched on Friday as the newest entrant in a market that already includes Super RTL and KiKA. Disney Channel was previously available on pay TV in Germany, but The Walt Disney Company decided to make the move some 18 months ago after […]

Transmedia by numbers

Children’s love of great TV content shows no signs of abating but young audiences are becoming increasingly agnostic when it comes to the screen they use to find it, resulting in the line between app, game, toy and TV show blurring. Mediametrie and Eurodata TV media consultant Claire Mitchell looks at the numbers these crossovers […]

Disney’s new German channel catches Dino Train

The new Disney free-to-air channel in Germany will have Henson’s animated series Dino Train when it launches in January. Disney is exiting the Super RTL channel and launching a free TV Disney Channel in Germany from the start of next year, replacing Das Vierte. It will have a strong pipeline of Disney content and is […]

Cyber Group announces raft of MIPCOM deals

France-based producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios has announced a raft of programme sales off the back of MIPCOM and MIPJunior. US Hispanic broadcaster VME TV has acquired 104x11mins animated series Zou (pictured) and other buyers include Italian public broadcaster Rai. These deal follow recent sales to broadcasters including Super RTL in Germany and Mediacorp […]

Katzenberg eyes extended DreamWorks-Netflix deal

DreamWorks cofounder and CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg said that he hopes the programming deal his studio has with Netflix can run for more than the initial three years agreed. In July DreamWorks sealed a deal to make 300 hours of original animated series for Netflix. Speaking at MIPCOM in Cannes, Katzenberg told delegates: “The deal is […]

RTL strikes German OTT deal with Magine

RTL Deutschland has inked a deal with OTT service Magine. The exclusive agreement means RTL’s six free-to-air channels will be carried on Magine. The RTL offerings in question are the core RTL channel as well as Vox, N-TV, RTL Nitro, Super RTL and RTL II. Magine makes full linear channels available over the top and […]