Operation Ouch has been greenlit by CBBC for a fourth season from UK prodco Maverick, in a deal secured by the UK’s Serious Lunch. The live-action series is also expanding its global footprint with a local version of the show commissioned by Dutch public broadcaster NOS.
Dallas, Texas-based NCircle Entertainment has picked up the North American home entertainment and digital distribution rights for classic stop-motion animated series The Adventures of Gumby.
Italy’s Rai Fiction has announced its new production slate, including several Euro co-pros, hybrid live-action/animation offerings, two preschool shows and social engagement-focused series.
Hong Kong’s pan-Asian channel operator Celestial Tiger Entertainment is moving into the kids programming space for the first time with the upcoming launch of Miao Mi, a new 24-hour Mandarin children’s channel.