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Doc McStuffins Makes a Splash in the U.K.

LONDON: The animated preschool series Doc McStuffins has launched with record ratings on Disney Junior in the U.K., making it the channel’s number one series. Produced by Ireland’s Brown Bag Films, the series was watched by 3.5 million viewers since its launch. The show’s U.K. success follows on its strong ...

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DHX Media Titles Go On Demand Around the Globe

HALIFAX/LONDON/LOS ANGELES, December 21: DHX Media has made a number of VOD and SVOD agreements with international partners. Tesco’s blinkbox picked up titles for the U.K. and Ireland, as did FUHU for NABI tablets. Dailymotion will offer content in France, Switzerland and Belgium. DHX Media programming will also be available in ...

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TV Kids: Top Video Interviews of 2012

NEW YORK: TV Kids profiled a variety of leading executives in the kids’ business this year, from top channel operators to innovative creators to market-leading distributors. As the year comes to a close, here’s a recap of our top video interviews of 2012.   David Levine Disney XD’s VP of ...

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ITV Commemorates 30 Years of CITV

LONDON: In honor of the 30th anniversary of CITV, ITV’s kids’ brand, the network has scheduled a special Old Skool weekend event featuring classic TV shows such as Rainbow and Super Gran, to name a few. Other titles will include Fun House, Press Gang, Knightmare, The Raggy Dolls, Count Duckula, Art ...

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Video Interview: Marathon Media’s David Michel

NEW YORK: David Michel, the managing director of Marathon Media and co-creator of Totally Spies!, talks to TV Kids about the girl-skewed animated series, which recently celebrated its tenth birthday with the launch of a brand-new sixth season.   The show was created by Michel and Vincent Chalvon-Demersay. It was ...

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DHX Media Begins Production on Animated Comedy

HALIFAX/LONDON/TORONTO/VANCOUVER/LOS ANGELES: This month DHX Media is starting up production on Dr. Dimensionpants!, a new animated comedy adventure series for TELETOON Canada. The 26×30-minute 2D show is meant for 6- to 11-year-old children. The story focuses on a boy named Kyle who becomes a superhero fighting against inter-dimensional villains trying ...

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FME Adds to Kids & Family Entertainment Sales Team

LONDON: Joss Duffield has been hired as the VP of distribution and sales in EMEA for the kids and family entertainment division of FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), effective in February. Duffield will work out of London and will report to Sander Schwartz, the company’s president of kids and family entertainment. The division features ...

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Lawless Entertainment Announces Suzy’s Zoo Balloons

LOS ANGELES: Following an agreement with Lawless Entertainment, Pioneer Balloons is slated to create a line of balloons featuring art from the Suzy’s Zoo character sets. The balloons will display Suzy’s Zoo (Duckport), Little Suzy’s Zoo and Wags and Whiskers. There will be a variety of balloon types, including latex, foil, ...

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Channel Profile: TF1’s TFOU

PREMIUM: Yann Labasque, TF1’s director of youth programs, tells TV Kids about the new original programs and acquisitions for TFOU, the channel’s programming block for children. TV KIDS: Tell us about TF1’s TFOU. LABASQUE: TFOU is the best performing kids’ programming block in France, targeting all 4- to 10-year-olds. It has ...

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Canal J Introduces Redakai TCG Competition

PARIS: Canal J has unveiled an online holiday promotion to give away 100 Redakai trading card games, based on the network’s successful show for boys. The competition, which began on December 3 and runs until December 23, requires contestants to play a game on the Canal J website. Those who ...

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