LONDON — Independent UK production company Nevision has secured a third season commission for its hit animated show Floogals from co-production partner Universal Kids, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s kids network. Channel 5’s Milkshake!, the commissioning broadcaster in the UK for seasons 2 and 3 will TX the second season with a British-voiced version. Floogals is a ground-breaking mix of photo-real CGI, and live action. Fleeker, Flo and Boomer are pocket-sized alien adventurers … [Read more...] about Universal Kids commissions third season of Nevision’s “Floogals”
DUBLIN– 9 Story Distribution International is pleased to announce that it has licensed the new animated children’s series LUO BAO BEI (52 x 11’) to Channel 5’s Milkshake! in the UK. The show will launch on the popular pre-school television block on May 2018. In the UK Luo Bao Bei’s father will be voiced by British national treasure Gok Wan, the fashion expert, award-winning TV presenter and author. The show is penned by acclaimed British writer Dave Ingham (Shaun the Sheep, … [Read more...] about 9 Story Distribution International Licenses LUO BAO BEI to Channel 5’s Milkshake!
Zodiak Kids announces today a UK deal with Channel 5’s Milkshake! for its hit preschool series Floogals. Floogals is based on an original idea from Dan Good and developed by Zodiak Kids Studios with UK special effects studio Jellyfish Pictures. Co-production partners on the brand are Sprout, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s preschool network and Nevision. The first series of 52 x 11’ episodes will be revoiced with an UK cast and premiered earlier this week as part of Channel 5’s newly … [Read more...] about Zodiak Kids collaborates with Milkshake!
London and New York – Viacom Inc. and Northern & Shell Media Group announced a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited by Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) for £450 million (approximately US$757 million) on May 1. The transaction brings Viacom one of British television’s biggest brands, and the only commercial public service broadcaster to consistently grow viewership share in recent years. Channel 5’s diverse … [Read more...] about Viacom to acquire Channel 5 Broadcasting