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Monica Candiani Talks Peppa Pig

Monica Candiani, the director of international sales for eOne Family, talks to TV Kids about their children's property Peppa Pig and its performance in Latin America. Entertainment One (eOne) Family is a company that produces, distributes and licenses recognized programming properties. One of its more well-known series is the animated ...

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TV Kids: 2013 Year in Review

TV Kids takes a look at the developments that happened in 2013 in the kids' sector. Digital platforms and OTT services made their mark on the kids' industry in a big way in 2013. While studies continue to show that linear viewing among children remains high, the iPad and other ...

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Looking Through Toon Goggles

Stephen Hodge, the managing director of Toon Goggles, talks about creating a premier on-demand entertainment destination for children. It was about three years ago when the idea for Toon Goggles began brewing. The initial concept was to create a destination for cartoons from all over the world that wouldn't normally ...

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ATF Kids’ Spotlight

Heading into the Asia TV Forum (ATF), TV Kids spoke to a range of distributors and producers about the appetite for kids' programming in Asia. The upcoming Asia TV Forum will, for the first time ever, feature a special Animation Lab. The three-day matchmaking platform is dedicated to Asian animation producers ...

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Channel Profile: Family

TARGET AUDIENCE: Boys and girls aged 6 to 12 REACH: 6 million homes across Canada.
 ON THE RECORD: Joe Tedesco, Senior VP & General Manager, Family Channel ACQUIRED/ORIGINAL RATIO: 70 percent acquired programming, from a Disney output agreement as well as other international producers, 30 percent original. SCHEDULING: "Our priority ...

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Channel Profile: CBeebies U.K.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Preschool children aged 2-6. ON THE RECORD: Kay Benbow, Controller, CBeebies ACQUIRED/ORIGINAL RATIO: “Across BBC Children’s about 50 percent of our programs are made in-house and the rest are made by indies/acquired.” SCHEDULING: “For CBeebies the schedule follows the pattern of a preschooler’s day, from getting ready in ...

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MIP Junior & MIPCOM: The Week in Kids

The two days before the official MIPCOM kickoff were all about the kids’ business, as MIP Junior 2013 featured keynotes by major players in the children’s entertainment industry, an international pitch and other notable matchmaking and networking events. Among the keynote speakers was Brian Robbins, the creator of AwesomenessTV—one of ...

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BabyTV at 10

Maya Talit, the senior VP of affiliate sales and marketing at BabyTV, talks with TV Kids about the channel’s ten-year history of delivering content for babies, toddlers and families. About to celebrate its tenth birthday, BabyTV launched in the market in December 2003 as a 24-hour, commercial-free channel, developed in ...

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Trend-Spotting with Rainbow’s Luana Perrero

Luana Perrero, the TV sales manager at Rainbow S.r.l., shares with TV Kids her view of the current kids’ marketplace and what trends she’s seeing in children’s programming. TV KIDS: What’s your view on the current state of the kids’ market? PERRERO: The landscape is healthy and expanding, but as ...

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Spotlight on Animation from Spain

Over the years Spain has proven to be a hot spot when it comes to high-quality animated programming. Animation from Spain is the banner that represents all animation content and companies from the country. It receives support from the Spanish Institute for Foreign Commerce and the Spanish Federation of Audiovisual ...

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