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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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Moonscoop LLC’s Mike Young & Nicolas Atlan

Back in 2005, brothers and Moonscoop co-founders Christophe and Benoît di Sabatino decided to grow the company’s international presence by acquiring a majority stake in Mike Young Productions. The business, based in Los Angeles, now operates as Moonscoop LLC. Mike Young serves as the CEO of the U.S.-based Moonscoop operations, ...

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Suzy Spafford Celebrates 45 Years of Suzy’s Zoo

It has been 45 years since the Suzy’s Zoo brand made its debut on a line of greeting cards. Today, the animal-themed artwork, created by Suzy Spafford, can be found on a variety of social-expression products, including tote bags, gift-wrap and calendars. Represented by Lawless Entertainment, Suzy’s Zoo also has its ...

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Viewing the Kids’ Landscape in Technicolor

Tim Sarnoff, the president of Technicolor Digital Productions, discusses the company’s unique propositions for the kids’ market. Keeping at the forefront of digital innovation has been an essential effort for Technicolor Digital Productions. The company has been serving the children’s community through three main divisions—Entertainment Services, Connected Home and Technology—each ...

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Programming Strategies: KidsCo

Hendrik McDermott, the managing director of KidsCo, talks about how the channel has stayed competitive by targeting the underserved 6-to-10 demographic. The London-based KidsCo, which launched in 2007, sees an underserved segment of the international kids’ market that it can reach. “There are niches out there that can be addressed,” ...

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Programming Strategies: CBeebies

Henrietta Hurford-Jones, the director of investment for CBeebies at BBC Worldwide, talks to TV Kids Weekly about the channel feeds outside of the U.K. The BBC’s CBeebies channel for preschoolers takes a somewhat different tack from most broadcasters, appealing to the very young. While most preschool channels rely almost totally on ...

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Turner Outlines Kids’ Strategy for EMEA

The syndication sales arm of Turner Broadcasting globally distributes a treasure trove of homegrown hit shows from affiliated leading channels such as Cartoon Network and Cartoonito. Among its stable of properties is LazyTown, which first appeared as a book in 1995 and has been a winner with kids and parents ...

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And the Winners Are…

TV Kids Weekly takes a closer look at the winners of the first annual International Emmy Kids Awards. TV KIDS is a presenting partner. Couldn’t attend the International Emmy Kids Awards? See how much fun you missed here. Just one week ago, a bevy of luminaries from the children’s programming ...

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