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Sea Life sponsors Sky Media’s kids channels

Merlin Entertainments’ Sea Life is set to become the first-ever exclusive sponsor of Mornings on Sky Media’s kids channels, with the aim of driving national brand awareness amongst its target audience of families. The multi-channel sponsorship deal has been facilitated by Wavemaker UK, Sky Media and its media partners – Narrative Entertainment, Paramount UK and […]

April 2, 2024

Animasia Studio, Danner partner on Super Free Play

Emmy winning animation star Matt Danner, and Animasia Studio have twinned up to produce Danner’s original animated series. Super Free Play is a 20 x 11’ 2D animation aimed at kids aged 6 to 12 about a set of super powered siblings. Set in a world inspired by retro video games, the intergalactic adventure follows […]

February 9, 2024

JioCinema announces major Kids entertainment foray

This Children’s Day, JioCinema, India’s ultimate destination for entertainment, has announced its foray into Kids entertainment with a dedicated ‘Kids and Family’ offering. With a stellar content offering spanning over 3000 hours of some of the best known franchises from across the world and biggest Indian IPs, the platform will cater to young audiences across […]

November 16, 2023

Premiere date set for Tom and Jerry miniseries set in Singapore

The first ever localised Tom and Jerry series, featuring the beloved cartoon cat and mouse in Singapore, will premiere in Southeast and South Asia, Australia and New Zealand on Cartoon Network on October 21st, as well as stream on HBO GO in Southeast Asia. Episodes will be globally available via the Cartoon Network Asia YouTube […]

October 10, 2023

Free kids’ channels on Virgin Media O2

Virgin Media O2 is giving its TV customers access to its full range of kids’ channels at no extra cost to help keep families entertained throughout October. From now until October 31st, all Virgin TV customers will be given access to additional kids TV channels, which would normally cost £5 per month, including Sky Kids, […]

October 2, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Thailand: Boomerang on MVTV

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) and MVTV have announced a partnership to keep Boomerang channel on the air, in Thailand. From September 1st MVTV will be responsible for all local marketing, programming, ad sales and distribution of the channel on cable- and satellite-TV platforms. Through a new content licensing agreement with WBD, the channel will continue […]

August 31, 2023

Report: 48% of kids TV channels in Europe owned by US

To map the ever-changing European audiovisual sector the European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, has published the latest edition of its annual report on TV channels and on-demand services in Europe. The report – Audiovisual Media Services in Europe – was authored by Dr Agnes Schneeberger, Analyst within the Observatory’s […]

July 4, 2023

WBD kids’ channels join Sky Media

Warner Bros Discovery UK & Ireland and Sky Media, the advertising sales arm of Sky, have announced an expansion of their long-running partnership. From July 1st, kids’ channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito will be joining the Sky Media advertising portfolio. The partnership means Sky Media enhances its position as the home of children’s TV […]

May 10, 2023

Warner Pass on Prime Video France

Warner Bros Discovery has announced a deal with Prime Video France to launch a new offering bringing together a library of WBD content in France. The Warner Pass will be available exclusively though Amazon Prime Video Channels in France, and will provide access to HBO content and 12 channels including Warner TV, Eurosport, Discovery Channel, […]

January 12, 2023

Canal+ drops Warner channels

French broadcaster Canal+ has stopped carrying Warner Bros Discovery’s seven linear channels, as well as its catch-up TV services via MyCanal, since no agreement has been reached between the two parties regarding their continued distribution. Warner Bros Discovery will now seek a new distribution partner in France for the channels. “We regret that channels Cartoon […]

January 11, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris