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Sony Pictures buys into Genius

Sony Pictures’ home entertainment arm has bought into LA kids company Genius Brands International. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment previously had a multiyear marketing and distributing agreement with Genius for its Kid Genius and Baby Genius labels in North America, but will now rep all of the company’s brands in the US and Canada. Genius brands […]

Italian net goes to the Circus

Italian kids channel Rai Yoyo has bought stop-motion animation Toby’s Travelling Circus. The show – which airs in the UK on Channel 5, Hopster, Tiny Pop and Netflix – comprises 52 ten-minute episodes. It comes from producer Komixx Entertainment Group and is sold internationally by Adam Selly’s Union Media. Globally, the show has sold into more […]

Sony kids channel hits Freeview

Sony Pictures Television-owned UK preschool net Tiny Pop is launching on the territory’s Freeview platform. The channel will go live on January 7, 2015, on Freeview channel 126. The network’s older-skewed sister channel, POP, already occupies the 125 slot. This comes after SPT acquired Tiny Pop’s parent broadcast group, CSC Media, earlier this year. “This […]

Sony buys UK channels group

Sony Pictures Television has bought CSC Media Group, the UK channel operator. The deal, for an undisclosed amount gives Sony, CSC’s 16 ad-supported digital channels in the UK. Sony struck the agreement with CSC’s main backer, the private equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson. It gives SPT 100% of the UK company. CSC runs kids, music, […]