In brief: Cineworld issues layoff notices in the U.K.

Plus: CBC has made access to free, while Kidoodle.TV has acquired new content and more. (Cloudbabies pictured).

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Deals: NFB, Kidoodle.TV, Platform One

Arthouse streamer OVID adds NFB animations to its collection, while Boat Rocker’s latest acquisition forms a new partnership.

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ZooMoo expands its reach via trio of deals

The Blue Ant Media joint venture announced agreements with Kidoodle.TV, plus more.

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Deals: D360, Blue Ant, eOne

marblemedia’s Distribution360 scoops up 200 hours of unscripted content ahead of next month’s MIPTV, plus more deals of the week. (Tales by Light pictured.)

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Kidoodle TV goes global, announces new partnerships

Kidoodle.TV is now available in 145 countries worldwide via the Apple App Store and Google Play.

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Deals: Tricon, Picture Box, ole, eOne

Tricon Films and Television has sold more than 280 hours of lifestyle programming, including Sports Gone Wild (pictured), and more deals of the week.

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Kidoodle.TV takes a drawing lesson

Earthtree Media’s kids series Learn to Draw from Norwegian cartoonist Oistein Kristiansen will stream in the U.S. and Canada on the SVOD platform.


Kidoodle.TV completes angel round, raising $10M

The investment in Calgary-based A Parent Media Co.’s kids SVOD service was led by Canadian lotto winner Tom Crist.


DHX Media inks supply deal with Kidoodle.TV

The deal follows earlier supply agreements with Amazon, blinkbox, Dailymotion and Wananchi as the kids producer exploits its growing library after acquiring Cookie Jar Entertainment.