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9 Story has Licensed 3 Kids Shows to U.K. Broadcasters

9 Story Media Group has acquired license to 3 of its successful animated kids show to various U.K. broadcasters, prior to its planned attendance at the 2016 MIPTV market. The season 1 of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (award-winning preschool series) has been picked up by Turner Broadcasting’s Cartoonino UK. The series airs in more than 150 countries and has just been greenlit for a 3rd season, ...


Horrid Henry Returns with New Season This Fall

One of the U.K.’s most popular children’s series, Horrid Henry, will be returning this fall with fourteen brand new episodes. The new season is borne out of talks between CITV, ITV, and Novel Entertainment. CITV is planning to air over 100 episodes as part of their back to school weekend on September 5th and 6th, spurred on by the success of their summer airing of Horrid Henry. The new ...


Sabrina the Teenage Witch Arrives in the UK with Secrets of a Teenage Witch

Splash Entertainment has recently signed an agreement with Sony Pictures Television’s free to air kids’ channel Pop, under which the CG animated series Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch will finally be shown on UK TV screens. The 26 x 30 min series is based on the popular Archie Comics character and is co-produced by Splash, Archie Comics Publications, DSK Entertainment, Telegael, and ...


9 Story Entertainment Licenses Nerds and Monsters to CITV

Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has recently announced that Slap Happy Cartoons’ hit animated comedy Nerds and Monsters has just been licensed to UK children’s channel CITV, which debuted the show last April as part of their weekday afternoon line-up. Nerds and Monsters was previously licensed to ABC TV Australia and debuted in Canada last March via YTV. ...

41 Entertainment Reveals UK Launch Strategy for Pac-Man

41 Entertainment Reveals UK Launch Strategy for Pac-Man

41Entertainment and its UK Licensing agent Lisle International have recently revealed their launch strategy for the CG animated property PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures for the UK. The TV series, which currently has two seasons under its belt will be launched by SKY on its stereoscopic 3D channel, followed by a 2D launch on Disney XD in early 2014, a co-promotion with over 500 Burger King ...


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 ...

Disney Junior Goes HD in the UK

Disney Junior Goes HD in the UK

Disney’s popular preschool channel Disney Junior has recently launched an HD service in the UK, following the previously launched HD versions of the other core Disney channels, Disney Channel and Disney XD, in the country. The new Disney Junior HD service will be carried exclusively by DTH platform BSkyB, with Disney and Sky renewing a longstanding programming and channels deal (which lead ...


Tilly Gets Nine New TV, DVD Deals

Aardman Animation is on a roll this year, with various projects in the pipeline and several of their existing ones receiving various awards. The most recent notch in their belt includes nine new TV and DVD deals for Walker Productions and JAM Media’s preschool series Tilly and Friends, which Aardman Animation has been appointed as distribution partners in 2011. Exciting new TV deals have ...

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