Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has announced that CBeebies have pre-bought the latest season of Kiri and Lou following the series’ strong premiere on the channel last year. Produced by Fiona Copland for Stretchy, Kiri and Lou launched on CBeebies in March 2020. A further 26 episodes are currently in production with delivery planned for later this year, bringing the total number of episodes to 78 x 5’. Kiri and Lou follows the friendship between Kiri, a feisty little dinosaur … [Read more...] about CAKE signs new season of ‘Kiri and Lou’ with CBeebies
Leading kids’ entertainment specialist CAKE has signed a deal with world-renowned and award-winning production company Ragdoll Productions to distribute its new preschool 2D animated series B.O.T. and the Beasties. B.O.T. and the Beasties is developed by Anne Wood (Teletubbies, In the Night Garden, Twirlywoos) and will premiere on CBeebies on 11 January 2021. CAKE will handle worldwide distribution rights excluding the UK. Brands With Influence have been appointed to manage licensing … [Read more...] about CAKE to distribute new Ragdoll series ‘B.O.T. and the Beasties’
This story appears in the December 2020 issue of Television Asia Plus. Television Asia Plus interviewed six media executives on the content trends for 2021 and the strategies they’re implementing in terms of local production and acquisitions. While 2020 may have been a challenging year for the industry, these interviews show that not only has the industry been able to adapt to the current circumstances brought on by the pandemic, but there is something to look forward to from these companies … [Read more...] about What’s next for content in 2021?
BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, has announced the re-launch of its popular children’s channel, CBeebies, in India. The channel is available across leading multi-system operators in the country including Tata Sky (DTH & Mobile) Sun DTH, IMCL, Fastway, and Kal Cables, amongst many others – currently reaching 33million+ homes. More platforms will be launching the channel in the coming weeks, making the service available in as many homes as … [Read more...] about CBeebies pre-school channel returns to India
BBC Studios APAC has appointed Matt Coe to head up a new Creative Hub that will provide seamless creative solutions for its premium Branded Services in the Asia and ANZ region. As Head of Creative, BBC Studios APAC, Matt will lead the Sydney and Singapore-based Creative and Production Management teams to deliver creative content that will promote BBC Studios’ channels and programming across many valued partner platforms. Premium channels BBC First, UKTV, BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, BBC Brit, … [Read more...] about New BBC Studios Creative Hub Head appointed
Tee and Mo are back on CBeebies with two brand new animated music videos, available from 12th February 2018 on BBC iPlayer and premiered on the CBeebies Channel on Valentine’s Day, 14th February 2018. As with the hugely popular Tee and Mo Go to Sleep song, the two love songs are sung by BBC Radio 6 Music DJ Lauren Laverne. Aimed at a dual audience, Tee and Mo focuses on the bond between young children and their parents/caregivers, and how they can work together to resolve the … [Read more...] about Tee and Mo launched 2 animated music videos