MIPTV Spotlight: Serious Lunch


CANNES: Doctors Chris and Xand return for a sixth season of Operation Ouch!, a Serious Lunch highlight comprised of half-hour episodes and specials.

Airing on CBBC, Operation Ouch! is a “top ratings hit wherever it transmits, including most recently on YTV in Canada,” says Genevieve Dexter, the founder and CEO of Serious Lunch. The company is also showcasing Horrible Science and seeking co-production partners for the second season.

In addition, Studio Ghibli’s animated series Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter is now available in German and English. “Ronja has enjoyed huge success following its launch on Amazon in the U.S. and U.K. on January 27, and we are seeking broadcast partners in Germany, France and Italy, in particular, to replicate that success,” says Dexter.

She adds: “We are seeking a fifth brand to add to our portfolio and would love to hear from producers who feel they have a show with potential to grow into a long-running brand.”