The Gruffalo


Sky appoints first Kids TV chief

Sky has recruited children’s TV producer Lucy Murphy as head of kids, the first time the UK pay TV operator has had a dedicated kids TV chief. Murphy is a producer and counts Horrid Henry, The Gruffalo and Bing Bunny among her credits. As well as her production work, Murphy is also creative director and […]

Kids SVOD service goes global

Educational content-focused app Hopster is to launch internationally through Apple TV. The subscription on-demand platform, which offers hundreds of preschool programmes, launched in the UK on Apple TV in May, and will now go out in more than 100 territories. It is already live in Australia, the Middle East, southeast Asia and India. In the […]

UK kids OTT service captures The Gruffalo

Hopster, the UK streaming service for kids, has acquired exclusive rights to the animated one-offs The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child. The preschool shows have been added to the Hopster line-up today, marking the premium OTT debut for both. Hopster will offer existing and new subscribers a personalised letter andGruffalo stationery set during as part […]