By Patrick Munn | October 27, 2019 - 4:47 pm | No Comments
The Snow Spider is coming to television. CBBC and BBC Wales have co-commissioned a five part adaptation of Jenny Nimmo’s trilogy of novels from indie Leopard Pictures. The series will air on both CBBC and BBC Wales in 2020. The Snow Spider nine year old Gwyn Griffiths on a mystical journey of discovery. The series opens with Gwyn Griffiths gloomily awaiting the day of his ninth birthday, an occasion marred once again by the reminder of his missing sister Bethan, who disappeared four years earlier. Little does he know his life is about to be changed forever.
By Patrick Munn | October 18, 2019 - 5:19 pm | No Comments
Jetpack Distribution is adding to their slate. The kids distributor has secured the international distribution rights to CBBC's Katy. Additionally, they have also picked up distribution rights to Li Critter Workshop’s non-dialogue 2D animation series Buck + Buddy. Jetpack launched both series at MIPCOM this week.
By Patrick Munn | February 12, 2019 - 8:28 pm | No Comments
CBBC has renewed the latest series featuring Dennis The Menace, Dennis & Gnasher: Unleased, for a second season. Fifty-two episode have been ordered for the show's second season. “Dennis and Gnasher continue to be two of our best loved characters and their ardent fans will be delighted to see this rambunctious series return to CBBC”, said Cheryl Taylor, Head of Content for BBC Children’s.
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2015 - 7:38 pm | No Comments
CBBC had handed out an early renewal to Hank Zipzer, picking up a thirteen episode third season of the kids series created by and starring Henry Winkler more than a month before the show's second season is set to debut.
By Patrick Munn | May 20, 2015 - 3:07 pm | No Comments
Kids classic Morph is returning to the BBC. Some 15 years after the series last aired on the beeb, the BBC owned kids channel CBBC has picked up the TV rights to the latest run of episodes. The new run of episodes, consisting of 15 one-minute shorts, are set to debut on CBBC this June.