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Hoho Rights hatches new preschool series ‘Chickpea & Friends’ with S4C

Hoho Rights hatches new preschool series ‘Chickpea & Friends’ with S4C

Animation
Hoho Rights announced its latest partnership with Welsh broadcast channel S4C, to co-produce and distribute new preschool series, Chickpea & Friends. Developed and written by An Vrombaut (64 Zoo Lane), Chickpea & Friends is based on animal characters from S4C’s existing popular pre-school strand Cyw. A cute and colourful animated series with a playful, informal tone and lots of silliness, its twin themes of exploration and making sense of the world inspire the adventures of Chickpea the chick and her six animal best friends who all live together in a big yellow house. They might discover an octopus, launch a sailboat or get blown around on a windy day as they explore and make sense of the world around them. Sioned Wyn Roberts, Commissioning Editor for Kids, S4C, said, “For over
Boomerang acquires US domestic video streaming rights of animated series

Boomerang acquires US domestic video streaming rights of animated series

Animation
Boomerang, the premium video streaming subscription service has acquired US domestic rights of a brand new series of animated stories based on Kenneth Grahame’s classic book titled The Wind in the Willows from UK distributor Hoho Rights. The series of 52 eleven-minute episodes is being created and produced by veteran UK producer Martin Gates who had earlier produced the earlier half hour specials. Hoho’s Oliver Ellis is serving as one of the executive producers and Hoho Rights, who will be in the UK Village Pavilion at MIPCOM distributing the series internationally. Part of Britain’s great literary heritage, Wind in the Willows was first published in 1908 and the riverside adventures of Mole, Rat and Toad have been enchanting children ever since. Harking back to a gentler era of altrui
X-Media places its CGI animated pre-school series Cloudbabies on pay TV channel and premium VOD platform in the Russian region

X-Media places its CGI animated pre-school series Cloudbabies on pay TV channel and premium VOD platform in the Russian region

Animation
Hoho Rights, the commercial wing of kids production company c has announced that leading Russian digital content distributor X-Media has placed its CGI animated pre-school series Cloudbabies (52x10’) on pay TV channel Mama TV and premium VOD platform ivi.ru in Russia and its neighbouring territories. Aimed primarily at mothers with kids, Mama TV is a trusted channel that is included in the extended social package of the leading telecommunication company in Russia. It is also available in the CIS and Baltics. Ivi.ru is the leading Russian VOD service attracting more than 30 million unique users and approximately more than 200 million views per month is available in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and
Puffin Rock to be added to programming block of Milkshake! next month

Puffin Rock to be added to programming block of Milkshake! next month

Animation
Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Random House and Dog Ears'  popular animated pre-school series Puffin Rock is in the process of being added by a new broadcaster as next month it will be added to Channel 5’s Milkshake! programing block in the UK. Puffin Rock focuses on an adorable family of puffins that live on a scenic Irish Island. The family’s heart lies in Oona and her cute little brother Baba, as they explore, play, and discover the world alongside their friends and their ever-welcoming Mama and Papa. The pre-school series aims to engage kids into learning more about the natural world, while wrapping everything up in funny observations, cute sketches, and intriguing trivia. Hoho Rights manages the UK and international licensing rights for Puffin Rock, excluding China. The series is narra