Moore teams up with Abbey

Company specializes in kids' TV programs

LONDON — Former 20th Century Fox and Aardman Animations topper Stephen Moore has joined U.K. TV indie Abbey Home Media as a partner and shareholder.

The company, which was set up in 1989 by Anne and Ian Miles, specializes in the production and distribution of content for pre-school tykes.

Its distribution catalog includes “Horrid Henry,” “Sesame Street,” “The Magic Roundabout,” “Spot,” “Paddington Bear” and “The Wombles.”

The company’s slate as a producer and rights owner includes “SuperTed,” “Wide Eye” and “Baby Bright.”

Moore, a former CEO of Aardman Animations and president of 20th Century Fox International, commented: “I intend to retain (Abbey’s) essential values while building a new creative platform. My experience has put me in a very strong position to help take the company on to the next level.”

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