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Banijay launching Mr Bean FAST channel

Banijay Rights, the distribution arm of Banijay Entertainment, has unveiled a dedicated Mr Bean: The Animated Series FAST channel. Marking the 30th FAST channel in Banijay Rights’ portfolio, the 24/7 channel – simply called Mr Bean – offers the first three seasons of Mr Bean: The Animated Series. Produced by Tiger Aspect Kids & Family […]

June 21, 2024By Nik Roseveare

Banijay Kids & Family unveils portfolio of hub channels

Banijay Kids & Family, the specialist in children’s entertainment, behind popular shows such as Totally Spies! and Mr Bean: The Animated Series, has announced the rebranding of its existing hub channels and unveiled a raft of new brands. Available on YouTube, the ZeeKay suite of channels features four main brands, ZeeKay Cartoons, ZeeKay Junior, ZeeKay […]

May 3, 2024

Tiger Aspect orders more animated Mr Bean

Tiger Aspect Kids & Family (a Banijay Kids & Family company), has announced its hit comedy, Mr Bean: The Animated Series, has been commissioned for a fourth run, in partnership with Warner Bros Discovery and ITVX, through deals agreed by Banijay Rights. Executive produced and voiced by Rowan Atkinson, Season 4 will comprise 52 x […]

January 4, 2024

Tiger Aspect Kids & Family, Little Tiger collaborate on TV options

Tiger Aspect Kids & Family (part of Banijay Kids & Family) will join forces with children’s publisher Little Tiger, with the intention to option and develop future animated and live action TV projects, aimed at children of all ages and families. Tom Beattie, Managing Director at Tiger Aspect Kids & Family, said: “This felt like […]

March 2, 2023

Tubular Labs insights for Banijay

Tubular Labs, a specialist in global social video intelligence and measurement, has announced a partnership with Banijay Rights, the global distribution arm of TV production company Banijay. With a multi-genre portfolio of over 130,000 hours of programming, Banijay Rights is using Tubular Labs to gain a better understanding of the company’s social media content strategies […]

July 22, 2022

Sunflower TV launching for Ukrainian children

A new non-profit YouTube channel created specifically for Ukrainian children displaced by the war will launch across the UK and Europe this summer. Featuring up to 200 hours of Ukrainian and British content, Sunflower TV has been designed to offer entertainment and respite for the children of Ukrainian refugees who have been forced to flee […]

June 16, 2022

Mr Bean lands in the Metaverse

Banijay, the largest independent content producer and distributor, today announces its first activation in the Metaverse with a Mr Bean NFT drop, in collaboration with intellectual property specialist, Metaverse architects and leaders in the Web3 revolution; FOMO Lab. NFTs have captured the attention of millions, and now cultural icon Mr Bean is taking steps into […]

May 9, 2022

Boomerang Africa finds new home on GOtv

Iconic animated shows like Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes and Mr Bean have found a new home in Africa with the launch of Boomerang on GOtv. Boomerang Africa, is now accessible on the pre-existing GOtv MAX package in Kenya and Uganda and the brand-new GOtv SUPA premium offering, available in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Zambia, Namibia, […]

December 2, 2021

Report: 41,000+ European movies on 367 VoD services

An update of the European Audiovisual Observatory’s LUMIERE VoD film directory shows the presence of 41,550 European film titles (produced or minority co-produced by countries of the European Union and Council of Europe) in 367 different VoD catalogues (119 TVoD and 248 SVoD catalogues), representing 472,180 film presences at the end of August 2020. When the number of available

October 12, 2020

Banijay completes Endemol Shine acquisition

Banijay has announced the completion of the acquisition of Endemol Shine Group, previously co-owned by The Walt Disney Company and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management. The deal is valued at $2.2 billion. The closed deal, which has been successfully approved by the relevant regulators worldwide in consultation with relevant employee representative bodies, […]

July 3, 2020