Zodiak Kids Studios is gearing up to dig deep into the tween experience with a new interactive drama series called The Secret Life of Boys that has been commissioned by CBBC and ABC3 Australia.
Turner Broadcasting System has acquired more than 800 minutes of new Mattel content featuring hit brands such as Max Steel and Barbie for Cartoon Network and its newly rebranded Boomerang channel in Latin America.
BBC Worldwide has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with Shanghai Media Group to include more co-production and distribution opportunities for its kids and family content in China.
Canada’s DHX Media has come aboard to handle worldwide distribution for Kuu-Kuu Harajuku, a new animated co-pro from Australia’s Moody Street Kids and Malaysia’s Vision Animation that’s inspired and executive produced by pop superstar Gwen Stefani.
Santa Barbara, California-based Foothill Entertainment and its UK affiliate Foothill Europe have secured co-production deals for its animated preschool series Boy and the Dinosaur with UK-based Shooting Star Animation and Canadian prodco Echo Media.