With the series' 50th anniversary in full swing, the BBC's iconic sci-fi franchise celebrates five decades as a global phenomenon and brand licensing juggernaut.
Production has begun on Sprout’s new original series “Floogals.”
FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has increased the European reach of its preschool series “Tree Fu Tom.”
Entertainment One Family has secured a host of new broadcast deals across Central Eastern Europe.
Cake has sold season one of Coolabi’s “Poppy Cat” to the kids’ channel KiKA for all German-speaking territories.
BRB Internacional and Moonscoop have formed as alliance to manage each other’s catalogs for new media distribution.
Production has begun on the first Disney Junior original movie, “Lucky Duck,” which is slated to premiere in the U.S. in summer 2014.
Scholastic Media and Sprout have joined forces to create the new preschool TV series “Astroblast!.”
Viz Media Europe is featuring its new series “Tenkai Knights” this week at MIPJunior and MIPCOM in Cannes, France.
Planeta Junior highlighted three of its new animated co-productions at MIPJunior last weekend–“Sendokai Champions,” “Egyxos” and “Bubble Bip.”
Mantic Games got the $50,000 it need to create a new Mars Attacks! tabletop game after just 15 minutes on Kickstarter.
Zodiak Kids has inked an acquisition deal with Nickelodeon for season two if its CG-animated preschool series “Tickety Toc.”
DreamWorks Animation has announced plans to acquire one of the most popular teen networks on YouTube, AwesomenessTV.
Nickelodeon is consolidating its presence in Central and Eastern Europe with localized channels in Serbia and Slovenia.
PBS Kids is moving HIT Entertainment’s “Thomas & Friends” to its daily schedule beginning this October.
Cartoon Network Enterprises has appointed Haven Licensing to represent is brands in Australia and New Zealand.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has appointed VMC Accessories to produce a Matt Hatter Chronicles dress-up line.
Studio 100 is supporting the broadcast of its series “Maya the Bee” in Turkey with a roster of local licensing partners.
ITV Studios Global Entertainment has added two new licensees for the boys’ series “Matt Hatter Chronicles.”
Mind Candy has announced plans to produce an animated series based on Moshi Monsters.
BBC Worldwide has appointed Clare Piggott as head of merchandising for its U.K. business.
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