Social Media Stars Lead BBC Worldwide’s MIPJunior Slate


BBC Worldwide is gearing up for MIPJunior with a content offering that features brand-new kids’ programming from social media influencers DanTDM and Max and Harvey.

DanTDM: On Tour stars YouTuber DanTDM as he takes viewers on adventures along with his pugs, Ellie and Darcie, and characters Dr Trayaurus and Craig the Mailman. He tries to save the day by defeating his arch-enemy, Evil Dan. The slate also includes Max and Harvey (In a Show), featuring twin brothers who became popular on The two-part program follows the boys’ lives and careers for a year.

DanTDM: On Tour will also be available to U.K. audiences on DVD from November 20 and was Amazon’s biggest day-one DVD pre-order of the year to date. Max and Harvey (In a Show) will air on CBBC’s My Life strand this fall, and an extended version will be available to own on DVD in the U.K. from October 30. Sassy Films co-produced Max and Harvey (In a Show) with CBBC and BBC Worldwide.

Additional titles that BBC Worldwide will spotlight at MIPJunior include The Next Step (season five), The Bagel & Becky ShowJamie Johnson and Horrible Histories (season seven and specials). BBC Worldwide will also showcase CBeebies programs such as Go Jetters (season two), Hey Duggee (season two) and Sarah & Duck (season three).

Paul Hembury, executive producer for BBC Worldwide, said, “Digital technology is presenting new opportunities for the creation of children’s programs and we are delighted to be bringing huge online talent, such as DanTDM and Max and Harvey Mills, to international buyers.”