Advanced Television


Kidstream joins Curiosity’s Smart Bundle

Kidstream is the newest service to join Curiosity’s Smart Bundle. With a commitment to programming that’s safe, educational, and ad-free, Kidstream provides families with thousands of hours of celebrated shows to stream. “Kidstream brings the biggest children’s shows together in one place, but that’s only part of the reason we love it,” said John Higgins, […]

March 20, 2024

Channel 4 appoints Thomas as CFO

Channel 4 has announced the appointment of Lucy Thomas as Chief Financial Officer. In this newly created Executive role, reporting directly to Chief Executive Alex Mahon, Thomas will lead finance across the organisation. She will act as a business partner to the Chief Executive and Executive team, identifying commercial and strategic opportunities and supporting the […]

March 7, 2024

New Thomas & Friends on Netflix, Nick Jr

Mattel has announced that Season 27 of the animated series Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go premieres March 7th on Netflix in the US as well as many international markets including Canada, Spain, South Africa, India, and Singapore. The content will also debut later this year on Milkshake and Nick Jr in the UK, Cartoonito […]

February 27, 2024

Prime Video, NEO Studios order Thomas Müller doc

Prime Video has revealed an upcoming documentary about German international, 2014 World Cup winner and FC Bayern fan favourite Thomas Müller. With the working title Thomas Mueller, filming on the feature-length production is in full swing with the goal of following Mueller’s outstanding playing career into the later stages of his life. The feature takes […]

November 6, 2023

Mattel, ad partnership, the kids and family creator content and IP company, and Mattel, the toy company, have launched a partnership granting the exclusive rights to sell advertising inventory across over 90 of Mattel’s popular YouTube brand channels, including Barbie, Hot Wheels and American Girl. In monetising Mattel’s YouTube inventory and brands, delivers a combination […]

September 7, 2023

Mattel introduces autistic character to Thomas & Friends series

Mattel has announced the introduction of Bruno, the first autistic character in the iconic Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go series and franchise. Mattel Television developed Bruno in collaboration with respected organisations including the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) and Easterseals Southern California, as well as autistic writers and spokespeople. Voiced by nine-year-old actor Elliott […]

September 7, 2022

WarnerMedia launches Cartoonito in Japan, Korea, SEA

Cartoonito, WarnerMedia’s preschool brand, has made its Asian debut. The brand has launched a dedicated morning programming block on Cartoon Network in Japan, Southeast Asia and Korea. Tentpole shows in Southeast Asia and Korea include Lucas the Spider, Dino Ranch, Monchhichi and Esme & Roy. These sit alongside a slate of new and library series. […]

March 28, 2022

Data: Top Ten 90s British kids’ TV shows

Data reveals the 90s British kids’ TV shows that have had the biggest impact, shaped adult lives, and continue to entertain, even three decades later. The research, conducted by GAP, compiled a list of 306 British kids’ TV shows that aired in the 1990s, according to Wikipedia. An analysis combined scores based on the number […]

January 18, 2022