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Puffin Rock Migrates to Channel 5’s Milkshake!

The popular animated preschool series Puffin Rock is in the process of migrating to a new nest, as next month will see the award-winning series added to Channel 5’s Milkshake! programming block in the UK. The series is narrated by Chris O’Dowd (The IT Crowd) and is co-produced by Oscar-nominated studio Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Random House, and Dog Ears. Puffin Rock focuses on an adorable ...


Dave’s Dinosaurs Coming to Channel 5’s Milkshake

Channel 5’s Milkshake has recently ordered a new CG animated preschool series from London-based studio Absolutely Cuckoo, titled Dave’s Dinosaurs. The studio is known for the popular Waybuloo series, as well as the upcoming Wissper. Dave’s Dinosaurs focuses on the titular young boy, whose life gets turned upside down when he puts his last coin in the pre-historic picker machine at the local ...


Channel 5 Commissions New Milkshake Series, Shane the Chef

The Milkshake programming block will be getting a content boost soon as Channel 5 has recently commissioned a new CG animated series titled Shane the Chef. The series is produced by HoHo Entertainment (CloudBabies) and will debut in Spring 2017. Shane the Chef consists of 52 x 11 episodes and will focus on the eponymous chef and his young daughter Izzy as they run a restaurant in the town of ...


eOne Celebrates 10 Years of Peppa Pig with Muddy Puddles

Entertainment One Licensing (eOne) has recently shared plans to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their Peppa Pig franchise in the UK by paying homage to the title of the show’s first ever episode, Muddy Puddles. The 10th anniversary tie-ins will feature the Muddy Puddles theme on their packaging, design, content, and marketing. The show’s studio, Astley Baker Davies, is currently busy in the ...


Pip Ahoy! Sails to Channel 5’s Milkshake in June

Cosgrove Hall Fitzpatrick Entertainment’s much awaited children’s animated series, Pip Ahoy!, will be making its way to Channel 5’s Milkshake this coming June 12. The series will consist of 52 x 11 episodes that focus on the adventures of an eager happy-go-lucky young pup named Pip, along with his best friend Alba the Kitten as they go on exciting and colorful adventures in the enchanting ...

Channel 5's Greatest Kids TV Shows Gives Bagpuss Top Rank

Channel 5’s Greatest Kids TV Shows Gives Bagpuss Top Rank

Coolabi and Smallfilms have jointly announced that UK’s Channel 5 has voted Bagpuss as the third greatest kids TV program, as well as the highest ranking character-based show of all time on their “Greatest Kids TV Shows” programming event, which aired last November 8th. The Greatest Kids TV Shows was a nostalgic countdown of the 50 best British kids’ TV series over the ...


Toot the Tiny Tugboat Sails to Channel 5

Channel 5 has recently commissioned 52 x 11 minute episodes of a new animated series for 4 to 7 year olds titled Toot the Tiny Tugboat. The colorful series, which is adapted from the bok Toot and Pop by Sebastien Braun and HarperCollins, will be airing on Channel 5’s Milkshake programming block by 2014/15. Toot the Tiny Tugboat focuses on the aquatic adventures of the titular tug, who is ...


The Wombles Returns to Channel 5

The UK’s Channel 5 will see the return of Wimbledon Common’s Wombles via a new batch (52 x 11) of shorts that focus on the lovable litter-pickers. The shorts will be premiering on Channel 5’s Milkshake preschool block in 2015. The original characters were created by Elisabeth Beresfored and were initially introduced to the viewing public in 1973, followed by a revival on ITV ...


Slugterra Premieres on the UK’s Channel 5

As part of a new deal struck by Channel 5 and Nerd Corps, the new animated action comedy series Slugterra has recently premiered on Channel 5 in the UK, fresh off the series’ successful premiere on Disney XD last March. There are currently 39 x 22 minute episodes available for the series, but more has been promised. In support of SlugTerra, Jakks Pacific has launched a new product line ...


Channel 5 Picks Up Bubble Guppies

UK Broadcaster Channel 5 has recently picked up the broadcast rights for the hit preschool series Bubble Guppies, which is currently airing in the UK and Ireland via Nick Jr. The show will become part of Channel 5’s Milkshake! programming block this spring. ...

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