News brief: YEP! buys Avengers, Hulk toons

German kids channel YEP! has acquired Marvel’s Avengers Assemble and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. The Marvel Entertainment toons, distributed by Disney Media Distribution, will air on YEP! in the first half of next year. YEP! is a programming block on ProSieben MAXX. It is a joint venture between broadcaster Mainstream Media, m4e, former […]

News brief: The Daltons is a YEP! for German channel

German kids channel Yep has acquired Xilam Animation’s toon series The Daltons. Based on the Morris and Goscinny comic books, the 78x7mins action comedy series follows a bunch of madcap outlaws. ‘The Daltons are witty and very entertaining. The series will superbly fit the current spectrum of programming available and will add a nice and […]

ProSieben channel buys anime series Tenkai Nights

German broadcaster ProSieben has acquired anime series Tenkai Nights. The animated show will go out on ProSieben channel Maxx. The male-skewed digital service has a kids block Yep! Viz Media distributes the show, which is produced by Shogakukan-Shueisha and Spin Master. It has already been picked up by Cartoon Network in the US, Teletoon in […]

News brief: German kids net wants to B-Daman

German children’s service YEP! has acquired rights to B-Daman Crossfire, a boys action toon from the team behind anime title Beyblade. YEP!’s parent, brand management firm m4e, has scored the deal, which gives it rights for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The show is based on a marble game and will launch on YEP!, which is […]