The BBC is sinking an extra £34 million ($44 million) into its children’s services to fight off competition from Amazon, Netflix, YouTube, and U.S.-owned social media platforms such as Facebook. The…
LONDON — Blighty's toon biz has a renewed sense of optimism thanks to a highly anticipated tax break for U.K. animation, which went into effect on April 1. The tax credit, and the opportunities for…
Brisk biz marked the second day of the Mipcom TV mart in Cannes with major media companies from around the globe announcing a slew of deals.
The BBC suspended all phone-in competitions on Wednesday as topper Mark Thompson admitted that more "serious editorial breaches" had emerged following regulator Ofcom's imposition last week of a…
On the heels of the recent Mipcom TV trade show in Cannes, L.A.-based indie kids distrib DIC has unveiled a bundle of foreign deals for its latest series, "Trollz" and "Strawberry Shortcake."
Former Disney and HBO exec Elaine Sperber will join British indie Mentorn when she steps down from her present job as head of drama at the BBC's children's arm, CBBC.
The BBC has appointed daytime boss Alison Sharman head of children's television, following last week's news that former topper Dorothy Prior is moving to play a key role in pushing the pubcaster's…
In a surprise move, ITV announced Wednesday the appointment of Nigel Pickard, the BBC's head of children's programming, as its new director or programming, just weeks after Channel 5's Dawn Airey…