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CBSSI Licenses Programming to Australian Streaming Service Stan

LOS ANGELES: CBS Studios International (CBSSI) has entered into a non-exclusive content licensing agreement with the Australian SVOD service Stan, which now has the streaming rights for such shows as Dexter, The Good Wife and the digitally remastered Star Trek: The Original Series. The pact includes more than 1,200 hours ...

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Bomanbridge Media Closes Content Deals for AsiaPac at ATF

SINGAPORE: Bomanbridge Media has inked various deals at this year’s ATF, with content going into territories such as New Zealand, Thailand and Korea. In New Zealand, TV3 Mediaworks took It Only Hurts When I Laugh and Life’s Funniest Moments. Thailand’s TV3 Bec Tero went for 39 hours of children’s programming, ...

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Syfy Developing Superman Prequel from David S. Goyer

NEW YORK: Syfy and Warner Horizon Television are developing a new drama series from David S. Goyer, Krypton, which tells the story of Superman's grandfather. The one-hour drama will be set years before the Superman legend begins. Goyer (Constantine, Da Vinci’s Demons, Man of Steel, The Dark Knight trilogy, upcoming ...

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Tremendous! Entertainment Hires Two for Development Team

LOS ANGELES: Tremendous! Entertainment has appointed seasoned TV exec Andy Meyer as its VP of development, and has also named Barron Whittet as creative director of development. In his new role, Meyer will lead Tremendous! Entertainment's East Coast operations as it expands to New York. He is responsible for overseeing ...

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More Investors for Kids’ SVOD Company OobEdoO

CARDIFF: OobEdoO, a kids’ SVOD service set up earlier this year by BinWeevils co-creator Myke Crosby, has found additional investors during a second round of funding. Finance Wales chipped in an undisclosed investment from its £7.5m ($11.7 million) Technology Seed Fund, with additional financing contributed by an undisclosed angel investor. ...

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DreamWorks Animation to Launch TV Channel in Asia

GLENDALE/SINGAPORE: DreamWorks Animation is planning to launch a 24-hour kids’ and family channel across 19 countries in Asia, featuring more original content than any other children’s service in the region. The DreamWorks channel represents the first time that the company’s content will be aggregated in one place, fully programmed and ...

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Boomerang to Relaunch in Asia

SINGAPORE: Boomerang is relaunching in several markets across Asia starting January 1, 2015, featuring exclusive original content for the first time. The channel will boast a completely refreshed on-air environment. It is being repositioned as an all-animation network, with contemporary cartoons and animated classics targeting kids and their families. Boomerang ...

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Oznoz to Bring Redrover Cartoons to North America

NEW YORK: Redrover, the creator of The Nut Job, has teamed up with bilingual platform Oznoz to make its animated series Bubble Bubble Marin, The Beet Party and Bolts and Blip available in North America. Bubble Bubble Marin follows the amusing adventures of underwater creatures. The Beet Party, which aired ...

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Social Wit List: November 2014

NEW YORK: In November, Lifetime's Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B stirred up the most buzz in social media of all the new shows that premiered across the globe, with some 769,000 Facebook and Twitter comments, according to data from The ...

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