Celebrating 20 years on-air in Asia Pacific, Cartoon Network has announced significant milestones in the region for 2013 including finishing the year as the top-rated international kids’ channel in seven markets, and topping the 75 million household distribution mark for the first time.
In the wake of the UK’s new animation tax credit, animators and broadcasters representing British Columbia, Canada and the UK will meet from February 25 to 27 in London and Manchester in the hopes of finding new business and co-pro opportunities.
UK-based kidcaster CBBC has picked up a 13 x half-hour third season of popular kids factual series Officially Amazing from producer Lion Television.
The 2014 British Animation Awards (BAAs) finalists have been announced and studios up for multiple awards this year include Aardman Animations, Astley Baker Davis and Beakus.
Nickelodeon has announced it will premiere Wallykazam!, the kidsnet’s first preschool series with an embedded literacy curriculum, as a free download on iTunes the week of January 27, which is before the show makes its Nickelodeon debut on February 3.
DreamWorks Animation’s distribution arm DreamWorks Classics has secured new international free-TV deals for motor racing-themed preschool series Team Franco.
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific’s SVP and MD of entertainment networks Sunny Saha has announced he is stepping down from his position with the Cartoon Network parent company effective at the end of February.
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