TV Kids Festival to Feature Panel of Top Buyers


WarnerMedia Kids & Family’s Adina Pitt, KiKA’s Sebastian Debertin, M6 Group’s Maud Branly and CBC Kids’ Marie McCann will discuss acquisition strategies during a special session as part of the TV Kids Festival, taking place from February 1 to 4.

Pitt is VP of content acquisitions, partnerships and co-productions for the Americas at WarnerMedia Kids & Family. Debertin is head of international content acquisitions in the programming and management department at KiKA. Branly is children’s acquisitions director and international TV channels children’s programming director at M6 Group. McCann is senior director of children’s content at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Together, the executives will share their programming strategies, current acquisitions wish lists and more during a panel discussion with TV Kids.

The TV Kids Festival will feature keynotes and panels with leading executives and creatives discussing the major trends in the children’s programming business. It will be streamed live and available on-demand on Unlike other events requiring hefty registration fees, attendance to the TV Kids Festival is free. The inaugural TV Kids Festival attracted more than 1,700 participants.

Look for more announcements coming soon about key speakers and panels taking place during the TV Kids Festival. Registration will open on January 19.