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Boys’ Apparel Range for Matt Hatter Chronicles

LONDON: ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has inked a U.K. licensed apparel deal with Smith & Brooks for Matt Hatter Chronicles, a popular boys’ property from Platinum Films. Under the agreement, Smith & Brooks will create a line of Matt Hatter-themed outerwear for boys between the ages of 4 ...

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The Wombles Being Revamped for Channel 5

LONDON: The children’s classic The Wombles is getting a brand-new series of 52 11-minute episodes that will air on Channel 5’s Milkshake! block in 2015. The Wombles were created by Elizabeth Beresford in six novels published in the U.K. between 1968 and 1976. Two stop-motion series were produced from 1973 ...

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9 Story to Globally Distribute Animated Monkey Series

TORONTO: 9 Story Enterprises has signed on as the international distributor of Monkey See Monkey Do, a 3D animated preschool show that is co-produced by Smartoonz in Israel and Title Entertainment in Canada. Monkey See Monkey Do follows the adventures of Monkey and Parrot as they learn about friendship, animals and ...

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Talpa Adds to International Team

HILVERSUM: Talpa is bolstering its international arm with the addition of several executives, including Etienne de Jong, who joins in the new position of head of international productions. De Jong has been an international consultant on the production and rollout of Talpa’s The Voice in a number of countries, including ...

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Hulu Teams with Lionsgate, Plan B for Supernatural Comedy

LOS ANGELES: Hulu has ordered the ten-episode comedy Deadbeat, co-produced by Lionsgate and Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment. The supernatural comedy is from creators Cody Heller and Brett Konner, who previously worked on the FX show Wilfred. It focuses on a male medium who helps New York’s ghosts to settle ...

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Time Warner Cable App Hits Xbox Live

NEW YORK: Time Warner Cable’s TWC TV application is now available on the Xbox 360 console, delivering subscribers who are Xbox Live Gold members the ability to watch up to 300 live TV channels. The TWC TV app for Xbox Live allows customers to share and see what friends are watching and ...

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Europe Drags Down Full Global TV Ad Recovery

LONDON: Digital TV Research reports that TV advertising spending was up by 4.4 percent last year to $167 billion, but only 2.8-percent growth is expected for this year due to the recession in several European territories. Global TV ad spending is expected to ...

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beIN Sports Scores Thai Carriage

BANGKOK: Expanding its Asian presence, beIN Sports is set to be offered on Thailand's leading pay-TV platform, TrueVisions, beginning this week. The channel, beIN SPORTS 1, will become available to the platform's subscribers tomorrow (February 5). The channel holds the broadcast rights for, among others, the Scottish Professional Football League, ...

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Kevin Lygo

This interview originally appeared in the MIPCOM 2013 issue of TV Europe. In 2012, ITV Studios’ Come Dine with Me accounted for more than 5,000 broadcast hours around the world, making it the year’s most-screened format. Since originating on Channel 4, the dinner-party format has been adapted in 30-plus markets, ...

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