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BBC Studios Social invites pitches for digital first content

The commissioning team from BBC Studios Social are inviting indies of all scales and backgrounds to pitch fresh, short form concepts that extend and enrich existing IP, engage loyal fans, and reach new audiences on digital platforms. The available production opportunities are online now and cover many of the top brands in the BBC Studios […]

March 27, 2024

Bluey’s Big Play heads to Europe

Hit theatre show Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show will visit Europe following sell-out shows across Australia, the UK, Ireland and North America. Bluey’s Big Play, a new theatrical adaptation of the BAFTA & Emmy® award-winning children’s television series produced by Ludo Studio, will hit the stage across Spain (under the name of El show […]

March 6, 2024

Bluey’s The Sign sets April premiere date

Disney Branded Television, BBC Studios Kids & Family and Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) have announced that the next instalments of Bluey, including an extended length special, will premiere this April, marking the series’ first global rollout. The first new episode, Ghostbasket, will premiere on April 7th, teeing up the debut of the 28-minute special, The […]

February 27, 2024

Mel B narrates Sky Kids’ Happy Town

Sky Kids has unveiled two new animated Sky Original series coming to the channel later this year. Narrated by Spice Girl Mel B, Happy Town follows the problem-solving adventures of a hedgehog and ladybird best friend duo, Pep and Tabitha, in a charming and unique community. The brightness of the light in Happy Town depends […]

February 20, 2024

BBC launches Bluey Book Reads on YouTube

BBC Studios Social together with BBC Studios Kids & Family and Ludo Studio has announced that Bluey Book Reads in now available to watch on the official Bluey YouTube channel bringing to life a collection of Bluey storybooks read by celebrities. Bluey Book Reads is BBC Studios Social’s first piece of standalone content for Bluey. […]

February 12, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Bluey’s Big Show comes to London’s Southbank

Bluey’s Big Play is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy award-winning children’s television series, with an original story by Bluey creator Joe Brumm, and new music by Bluey composer, Joff Bush. Audiences can join the Heelers family in their first live theatre show, featuring brilliantly created puppets. This is Bluey as never seen it […]

December 10, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Bluey heads to Middle East

BBC Studios Kids & Family has announced that celebrated animated series Bluey is set to expand its presence in the Middle East in 2024. For the first time, the show will be available to watch on free-to-air platform Spacetoon Kids, while the hit theatre show, Bluey’s Big Play The Stage Show, will makes its debut […]

November 23, 2023

Bluey Season 3 heading to BBC

BBC Studios Kids & Family has announced that Season 3 of the celebrated animated series Bluey will make its UK free-to-air premiere on CBeebies and BBC iPlayer from November 27th. CBeebies will air the first ten episodes of Season 3 including Bedroom, Promises and Omelette, with more episodes still to come. This set also features […]

November 21, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Bluey: The Sign coming to Disney+

BBC Studios Kids & Family has announced that a special extended episode of the celebrated animated series, Bluey, will premiere globally in 2024 on Disney+ and ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). The Sign is an extra-long episode of the global hit show, with a run time of 28 minutes. It is penned by Bluey creator and […]

November 9, 2023By Nik Roseveare

BBC Studios appoints Raia to Brands & Licensing Division

BBC Studios has announced that Suzy Raia, SVP Consumer Products & Business Development, and her New York based team will join the Brands & Licensing Division from October 2nd. Raia will report into Nicki Sheard, President of Brands and Licensing.   Led by President Sheard, Brands and Licensing extends audiences enjoyment of their favourite programmes […]

September 26, 2023