TV Kids Summer Festival to Spotlight Known IP


As platforms and audiences alike clamor for known properties, Sesame Workshop’s Kay Wilson Stallings, Tiger Aspect Kids & Family’s Tom Beattie and ZDF Studios’ Oliver Grundel will share tips and tricks for maintaining long-running franchises and rebooting beloved classics during the TV Kids Summer Festival, which you can register for here free of charge.

Wilson Stallings serves as executive VP and chief creative development and production officer for Sesame Workshop. Beattie is the managing director of Tiger Aspect Kids & Family, part of Banijay Kids & Family. Grundel is Director Junior at ZDF Studios. Together, the executives will discuss refreshing existing brands, merchandising, the commissioning landscape and more.

These executives join the roster of participants already announced: Warner Bros. Discovery’s Adina Pitt, Paramount’s Ramsey Naito, Hasbro Entertainment’s Olivier Dumont, Keith Chapman, Marc Brown, KiKA’s Sebastian Debertin, M6 Group’s Coralie Boitrelle-Laigle, RTÉ’s Suzanne Kelly, Sandbox Group’s Ellen Solberg, Nina Hahn, Disney Branded Television’s Alyssa Sapire, Dubit’s David W. Kleeman, Emily Horgan,’s Albie Hecht, Serious Kids’ Genevieve Dexter, Dandelooo’s Emmanuèle Pétry, DeAPlaneta Entertainment’s Carlos Biern and The Co-Production Company’s Doug Schwalbe.

The fourth edition of the TV Kids Summer Festival is scheduled for June 4 to 7, 2024, featuring 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 Summer Festival is FREE. The third festival attracted more than 1,700 registered participants and hundreds of additional viewers watching the sessions on demand.

You can register for the TV Kids Summer Festival here, free of charge. ONLY those registered will receive access to our Exclusive White Paper, featuring key intel from the event in a compact, easy-to-digest format.