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Al Jazeera secures over 180 hours from BBCW

Al Jazeera Children's Channel (JCC) has inked its biggest broadcasting deal ever with BBC Worldwide for more than 180 hours of content including numerous animated and live-action kids series.
November 20, 2012

Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (JCC) has inked its biggest broadcasting deal ever with BBC Worldwide for more than 180 hours of content including numerous animated and live-action kids series.

Series pickups include natural history children’s series Andy’s Wild Adventures, season one and two of Kindle Entertainment’s fictional, live-action pre-teen drama Leonardo (pictured), seasons one to five of Kudos Film & TV teen spy adventure comedy series MI High, and the Tiger Aspect/The Jim Henson Company/Sticky Pictures production Me & My Monsters.

In addition, Darrall Macqueen’s live-action/animated series Baby Jake and Ragdoll ‘s The Adventures of Abney & Teal have been snapped up while the complete In The Night Garden catalogue has been re-licensed.

All of the acquired content will be dubbed into Arabic and will start airing in early 2013.

About The Author
Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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