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eOne Secures Franco-Belgian Deals for Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong

Entertainment One (eOne) has recently signed new broadcast deals for for their 2D animated comedy property, Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong for two key European territories, namely France and Belgium. The new deals is hardly surprising, as the series has recently debuted to a strong viewerhip in Canada via Teletoon, where it is courrently airing twice on weekdays and during weekend ...


Story Time to be Launched on Piwi+ France

A TV animation production studio in the Ville D’Avray commune of Paris, Le Regard Sonore, announces that the 1st season of the series Story Time! will premiere on French kids’ channel Piwi+ (part of the Canal+ Group) on October 23. Furthermore, the studio is debuting production on the 2nd season of Story Time!, which will produce the series package to 26 episodes. The worldwide distribution ...


Welcome to Bric-a-Broc Makes its Way to France

France’s Canal+ Family has recently started airing episodes of the hit 2D animated preschool series Welcome to Bric-a-Brac, which was originally developed in 2011 by French studio Vivement Lundi!, with Amandine Gallerand and Matthieu Chevallier serving as creators and co-directors. Gaumont Animation and Canal+ are on-board as co-producers. Welcome to Bric-a-Broc’s pilot was successfully ...


Millimages’ Louie Gets New SVOD Deals

France’s Millimages has recently signed several new deals for the streaming video on demand (SVOD) rights to their preschool-targeted series Louie. The new SVOD deals will cover various territories across the globe via Amazon in the United Kingdom, Netflix in Latin America, Qkids and Playkids in the United States, Hopster in the U.K., PinkFong and Bluepin in Korea, and DBstar and Lekan in ...


Calimero Wins Over French Audiences

Last February 9, Gaumont Animation’s children’s animated series Calimero debuted in France courtesy of TF1’s TFOU programming block, and it looks like the studio has a lot to be thankful about because the series managed to garner over 35.8% audience share with children aged 4 to 10 over the last three Sundays (source: Mediametrie/Mediamat). The show was also popular online, managing to ...


Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Gets Strong Ratings in France

41Entertainment, Arad Productions, and Namco Bandai Games have recently announced that the performance of Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures have been very good in France, where it is aired by Gulli and Canal J under its French title, Pac-Man et les Aventures de Fantomes. Gulli started during the holiday break and achieved 16.3% market share (4-10 kids) or 129,000 kids which is +7% above the ...


Calimero to Debut on France’s TF1

A new CG animated series based on the classic international kids’ series Calimero will be debuting in France via TF1 on February 9, 2014. The new series will feature the loveable little black chicken, which was created by Nino and Toni Pagot, and Ignazio Colnaghi. The new Calimero series will consist of 14 x 11 minute episodes and will also air on Italy’s RAI, Germany’s Super RTL, Disney ...


Nickelodeon France Acquires Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare

9 Story Entertainment has recently announced that their animated preschool series Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare (52 x 11’) has just been sold to Nickelodeon France. Produced by Australia’s SLR Productions, Germany’s KI.KA and Singapore’s Scrawl Studios, the series has already launched on Nick Jr. in France last September. Guess How Much I Love ...


Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Conquers New Zealand and Russia

Nickeledeon’s 2012 reboot of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was initially met with scorn by longtime fans of the franchise, partly because a lot of people mistook it for Michael Bay’s much-maligned movie reboot (which removed the Teenage and the Mutant from the franchise, and turned the turtles into aliens), and partly because they thought the CG would be awful. Boy, were they ...


Daniel Tiger Makes His Way to France

Canadian studio 9 Story Entertainment has recently sold its award-winning animated preschool show, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, to France Televisions for Zouzous, the preschool programming block on channel France 5. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood already launched this fall on PBS KIDS in the US and on CBC in Canada, it was also licensed to ABC (Australia), Canal+ Family (France), Super ...

Spirou Gets New International Broadcast Deals

Spirou Gets New International Broadcast Deals

France’s Mediatoon Distribution has recently announced a batch of new international broadcasting sales for its 2D animated series Little Spirou (78 x 7), which is also celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. The milestone event will be celebrated via a host of special events and project launches. ...


ToonOlympics QuarterFinal Match: United Kingdom (Dreamland Doctor Who) Vs. New Zealand (Pocket Protectors)

Tomorrow’s Quarterfinal Match is the last match of the 3rd Round of the ToonOlympics! On Thursday, we will post the first of 2 Semi-Final Matches. This coming Monday, we will post the Final Match of the ToonOlympics. When the Final Match is posted, you will have 4 days to vote for the Gold Medal Winner, which will be announced by ToonBarn Harry at the Closing Ceremonies that Friday, ... now has 2 pages of news and games!12

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