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…
Sprout, the cable network that programs for preschoolers, has acquired three new series that will launch starting in August and through November. British series "Sarah and Duck" will make its debut…
When the South African delegation arrives at the Annecy toon fest, members will be looking to cement their growing reputation for world-class animation.
A recent study by researchers in India and the U.K. has reinforced a strict anti-smoking campaign begun last year by the central board of film classification.
The BBC has persuaded one of its senior executives not to jump to pay TV rival BSkyB by offering him a newly created job at BBC Worldwide.
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the U.K. pubcaster, is shuttering two of its channels, BBC Entertainment and CBeebies, in India.
Billy Macqueen thought he might have a hit on his hands when his sister called to say she'd heard a toddler singing the "Baby Jake" theme tune in her local neighborhood.
Kids programming, which for decades has been emerging from public broadcasting and Saturday morning blocks into the cable and multiplatform worlds, has hit a real growth spurt of late, with dedicated…
It was a roundabout flight for New York-based Josh Selig's Little Airplane Prods., but the shingle's latest preschool series, "3rd & Bird!," has been sold by BBC Worldwide to Disney Channel after a…
Turner Broadcasting has tapped one of the BBC's most experienced children's TV toppers as its chief content officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Africa has inspired countless animated films made in the West -- think "The Lion King" and "Madagascar."