The Furchester Hotel

Netflix checks into BBC’s Furchester Hotel

Netflix has acquired Sesame Workshop and CBeebies kids series The Furchester Hotel. The puppetry-based preschool series rolls out on the streaming service today on Netflix. The series follows goings on at a hotel run by a cast of cheerful monsters. Sesame Street favourites Elmo and Cookie Monster both appear in the show, which launched on […]

CBeebies: report card, recent hits, shopping lists

CBeebies controller Kay Benbow and her CBBC counterpart Cheryl Taylor took the stage at the Children’s Media Conference last week to tell content companies what is working on their services and what they are looking for. After they had outlined recent news and the profile of their service, TBI quizzed the pair on the details […]

Furchester Hotel opens on CBeebies nets

Preschool series The Furchester Hotel is heading to CBeebies channels in Africa, Australia and Poland. Following the show bowing internationally on the ABC in Australia, it will launch on the BBC Worlwide-operated CBeebies networks later this year. It’s also being made available globally on YouTube. The live-action show is a CBeebies UK and Sesame Workshop coproduction, […]