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Netflix UK, YFE among Toot buyers

Netflix in the UK, Disney in Australia and Germany-based YFE have acquired Toot the Tiny Tugboat from Twofour Rights. The Channel 5-commissioned 52x11mins preschool show, which also runs on Cartoonito on UK pay TV, is based on Sebastien Braun’s book and follows an ambitious tugboat and his friends. “Toot the Tiny Tugboat is a beautifully […]

Korean toon trio at Cartoon Forum

European animation coproduction event Cartoon Forum will this year feature a trio of toons from South Korea. Traditionally a pitch exclusively for European-created projects, the 2015 edition in Toulouse, France will include Korean efforts Galaxy Kids (pictured), Hobgoblin Magician and The Mole Farmer, Rabby. The shows have been selected in an effort to extend a […]

Your Family launching new German kids net

German broadcaster Your Family Entertainment (YFE) is launching a new kids channel, Fix & Foxi, on December 1. The launch of the channel follows YFE’s acquisition of rights to the popular comic books of the same name by Rolf Kauka five months ago. The service will be distributed to over 130 cable networks, according to […]

Cloud OTT service Magine launches in Germany

Magine, the cloud-based over-the-top TV service, has launched in Germany. It has been in beta test mode in the country with SAT.1, ProSieben, Kabel Eins, Sixx, Sat.1 Gold and ProSieben Maxx channels all carried on the service. RTL and RTL II will be available on the full commercial service as well as Bloomberg TV, Al […]