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TBI Kids Survey 2016: which digital service has the most potential?

It seems fair to throw this question to the people running digital services first. Hopster’s Nick Walters selects his own service as the one with most potential, but also sees promise elsewhere. “I think PopJam is really interesting and a promising take on doing social for kids in a way that’s cool, doesn’t condescend, but […]

ZDF, WDR prep for MIPTV’s German Focus

Key German distributors, including ZDF Enterprises and WDR Mediagroup, are prepping for a MIPTV during which there will be a Focus on Germany initiative. ZDF Enterprises, one of the sponsors of the German-themed activities alongside Red Arrow International, will launch a raft of drama in Cannes, and is also sponsoring the MIPDrama Screenings on Sunday, […]

Paul Robinson’s firm launches Sindbad toon

Former KidsCo boss Paul Robinson’s services company, Creative Media Partners, has launched its first series, animated toon Sindbad & the 7 Galaxies. Middle Eastern free-to-air MBC3, India’s Sun TV and Nigerian free TV channel Be.Television have signed up to air the show, which comes from CMP creative director Raja Masilamani, who worked with Robinson on a […]

Your Family’s Fix&Foxi channel to US, Lat Am

The Fix&Foxi kids channel is launching in the US and Canada after its owner, Germany’s Your Family Entertainment, struck a deal with Eutelsat subsidiary Alterna’TV. It will distribute the channel, which features two twin foxes in animated escapades. The channel is programmed with live-action and animated fare. The feed will rollout as part of the […]

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 […]

News brief: Your Family launches Slovak channel

Germany’s Your Family Entertainment has hooked up with Bratislava-based JOJ Group to launch a kids channel based on the former’s network RiC. RiK will be a sister channel of RiC, which your Family launched in Germany in 2012. YFE and JOJ claim RiK will be the first Slovak-language children’s channel. It will air European animation […]

Mid East paycaster welcomes Yourfamily

Low-cost Middle East pay TV service provider My-HD has added German kids channel Yourfamily to its programming line-up. Your Family Entertainment-owned kids channels Yourfamily and RiC TV have focused on expanding international distribution since the company hired former KidsCo CEO Paul Robinson (pictured) earlier this year to drive the international rollout of the channels beyond […]

Ex-KidsCo boss Robinson joins Your Family

Former KidsCo CEO Paul Robinson has joined Germany’s Your Family Entertainment to lead expansion of its children’s channels yourfamily and RiC TV. Robinson, who is now managing director of his own consultancy firm Creative Media Partners, is taking over the strategic and operative international roll-out of the channels beyond German-speaking Europe. YFE was a key […]

Kids VOD service Kymba goes live

A new VOD service for children, called Kymba, has launched in partnership with German broadcaster and distributor Your Family Entertainment. The site is live in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria and Switzerland with a catalogue of animated, live action and animated content aimed at kids aged two to 14. YFE has contributed German content, including […]

JimJam buys Your Family’s Heroes of the City

Kids network JimJam has picked up animated series Heroes of the City from German distributor Your Family Entertainment. The 26-part show will debut on the Chello Zone-owned preschool channel later this month. The 3D series, which was produced by Swedish production company Ruta Ett, follows various emergency and rescue vehicles as they help people and chase […]