Sky UK has added a 70-installment package of CG animated musical video clip short form series Badanamu to its VOD service offerings, including the Sky kids app which launched last March. Launched online in 2013, the Badanamu animated series has since grown a following of 1.3 billion fans across YouTube, Alibaba, Roku and Tencent platforms. The shorts center on a puppy named Bada and his friends who help children learn through music — from classic nursery songs to pop. “Bada and his adorable friends make a great toe-tapping addition to our ever-growing library of short-form digital content on Sky Kids,” said Lucy Murphy, head of Sky’s kids content division. “Nursery rhymes and music are just one of the recent additions to our kids’ entertainment offer and this is an area we are planning
Watch the new teaser trailer for Ducktales, it will make you take a dip in the ocean of nostalgia with familiar theme music. DisneyXD's new DuckTales animated series now has a release window and a new teaser to go along with the announcement. The series will make its debut on DisneyXD sometime next summer, in 2017. The teaser, which lasts only 15 seconds, gives a good look at the series' logo and a quick snippet of the theme song. Watch the teaser trailer right here: DuckTales is set to premiere in the summer of 2017, and will consist of 21 episodes, each a half hour long. There will also be two hour-long specials over the course of the season. We are eagerly waiting for it!
Premium kids content distributor Federation Kids & Family and its sister production company Cottonwood Media are announced a raft of new pre-sales for their animated preschool series The Ollie & Moon Show, pushing its global network to over 150 countries. The latest key broadcast partners to sign up include D-Kids (Middle East), IETV (Israel), VRT (Belgium), and Knowledge (Canada). David Michel, Producer and Co-Founder of Federation Kids & Family and Cottonwood Media, commented,“We are extremely proud to have achieved so many, and such significant, pre-sales for a previously unknown TV property. Our ambition has been to create exclusively premium content; we hope that the scale of Ollie & Moon’s pre-sales is an indication that we have accomplished this goal.” Sales were
Mickey and The Roadster Racers, a new original animated series will debut on Disney channel and Disney Junior in US on January 15 The Disney Junior Animated series featuring all new adventures with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, and Daisy & Donald Duck will premiere Sunday, January 15 on Disney Junior, with the episodes simulcast on Disney Channel. The series, which will premiere internationally throughout 2017, takes Mickey and the gang, along with their unique transforming vehicles, on humorous high-spirited races around the globe, as well as hometown capers in Hot Dog Hills. Off the racetrack, Minnie and Daisy also run their own successful business as Happy Helpers, solving problems for anyone in need of a helping hand. Rob LaDuca and Mark Seidenberg are teaming up as execu
Bomanbridge Media, a Singapore-based content distribution and production agency, continues to ramp up its catalogue with the addition of animated series Mojicons, from Denmark’s Ink Group. Ink Global holds worldwide rights for Mojicons, excluding Asia which is represented by Bomanbridge. Mojicon animated series tells of the behind-the-scenes world of the internet, Mojicons – innumerable emoticons we routinely use in email communication and mobile messaging. Ironically this zany bunch of condensed emotions is clueless as to how the Web works. When a mysterious digital villain steals the “@” sign – thus halting electronic correspondence – the Mojicons have to embark on an awe-inducing and dangerous quest to restore their system. If only they knew what the “system” was! Many a jaw will dr
Popular children's show Alvin and the Chipmunks is making its move into the food aisle thanks to a new partnership with the Italian packaged cooked meats and snacks specialist, Citterio. The new deal will see the hit property launch its own branded range of UnDueTris snacks in supermarkets and hypermarkets across Italy. UnDueTris offers a range of snacks in two flavours: salame and ham, each accompanied by fragrant breadsticks and apple puree made for eating on the go.Each themed pack will feature sketches of Alvin and his troupe of friends in a fun colouring activity. MD Licensing manages all the licensing rights for Alvin and the Chipmunks for the Italian market, where a large range of licenses are currently in development including back to school, personal care, publishing, toys, a...
9 Story Media announced that it has secured a number of deals across Asia for its popular kids and family content. Over 800 episodes have been licensed to broadcasters and content partners across the territory, with agreements spanning India, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong and Taiwan. New Series like Nature Cat, Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare along with library programs like Barney and Angelina Ballerina have been sold. Discovery Kids India has picked up the first season of the popular animated series Nature Cat. Singapore based Mediacorp acquired various seasons of several series including Peg + Cat, Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood, Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare, Wild Kratts and Nature Cat. True Visions (Thaliand)
Hulu has inked a new agreement with Cartoon Network that grants the US streaming service exclusive VOD rights to The Powerpuff Girls. All episodes and titles from the series will stream exclusively on Hulu starting in 2017. The reimagined The Powerpuff Girls series premiered in April to more than 81 million viewers worldwide, marking Cartoon Network’s largest ever international event. The series has since been renewed for a second season. Season one will be available to stream on Hulu in early 2017, and subsequent seasons will launch on the streaming service after they air on Cartoon Network. To kick off the deal, Hulu Kids launched a collection of The Powerpuff Girls specials and fan-favorite episodes from the original series yesterday in a special package entitled Best Friends Forev
Justice League Action the new DC animated series has finally got a premiere date! Justice League Action will kick-off in a major with a four-episode special titled ‘Shazam Slam’, which will see Shazam, Batman, The Wizard, the Superman, joining their forces to put down Black Adam and Djinn. The new series is set to debut on Friday, December 16, before airing into regularly every Saturday, beginning on Christmas Eve. In “Shazam Slam,” the villainous Black Adam battles Batman on the Rock of Eternity and unleashes a horde of Djinn determined to turn the Earth back to its pre-human, volcanic state. Affected by the otherworldly powers of these primordial monsters, Batman becomes possessed and is turned into a giant flying Batmonster laying waste to the Hall of Justice, with only Superman ca
Discovery Kids presents the all-time favorite character of Charlie Chaplin in a brand new avatar for kids in the animated series CHAPLIN. The new series retains the charm of Charlie Chaplin while making it attractive to kids as well as adults of all ages. Viewing life through his spectrum of humor, Chaplin will take kids on a merry ride bringing into play his amusing ideas and witty tricks while dealing with not so pleasant occurrences in daily life. A regular day just cannot be ordinary in Chaplin’s life, and this is simply because of how he instills joyfulness in every event that he faces. Being acutely clumsy and naïve are certainly not very helpful personality traits, especially when dealing with a grouchy boss or shaking off a bunch of over-zealous cops. But our hero Chaplin, wit