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Purple Turtle Now Airing On DISCOVERY KIDS In Middle East & North Africa

India-based-IP-development company Aadarsh Technosoft Pvt. Ltd (India), Telegael (Ireland) and leading animated entertainment company, Cyber Group Studios (France, USA) are pleased to announce that their coproduction of Purple Turtle, the 52×7 minutes 2D HD-preschool animated series is now airing its 1st season with great success on DISCOVERY Kids in Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA). The series which has premiered on April 6th, 2020 with two episodes is currently airing with 10 episodes a day. Key other international broadcasters are soon to be announced. Purple Turtle Now Airing On DISCOVERY KIDS In Middle East & North Africa Purple…

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Discovery Kids launches School Contact Program ‘Little Singham Squad’

Discovery Kids, India’s fastest growing kids channel, announced the launch of an all India School Contact program titled “Little Singham Squad”. Little Singham, as a part of the school contact program, will sensitize young minds about the importance of self-defense. The initiative has garnered support from marquee advertisers including Dabur, Cipla, Unicharm, and Dettol. Vikram Tanna, Head of Advertising Sales, Discovery Communications India, said, “This special school contact program will work towards enlightening young minds about learning practical ways to defending themselves in the hour of need. Little Singham is…

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Discovery Kids climbs to 2nd position in kids genre, thanks to Little Singham

The TV ratings of Discovery Kids climbed 91% garnering 88,952 GTVTs in week 17, according to BARC data. The ratings have been based on the age group 2-14 in India comprising of both urban and rural population. Over week 16, data of 46,559 GTVTs taking the channel to its historic high second position in the kids’ genre, all thanks to the recently launched Little Singham. The launch of Little Singham further enhanced the sudden rise of Discovery Kids helping it achieve 2nd position in week 17 from the 9th position…

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#LCExcl – Style quotient makes ‘Little Singham’ a different character: Reliance Animation COO Tejonidhi Bhandare

(Image Courtesy: Facebook) “The style quotient and the contemporary character appeal supported by the established brand name makes ‘Little Singham’ a different character and a brand in itself,” said Tejonidhi Bhandare, COO, Reliance Animation. Reliance Animation (a Reliance Entertainment company), Discovery Kids and Rohit Shetty Picturez have join hands to launch a new animation series — ‘Little Singham’. The new kids’ show on the block is based on the brand value created by Singham franchise, starring Ajay Devgan. Dabur Red Paste has come on-board as the title sponsor of the show. The…

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‘Little Singham’ to roar from April 21, aims to become India’s favourite character

Reliance Animation (a Reliance Entertainment company), Discovery Kids and Rohit Shetty Picturez have join hands to launch a new animation series — ‘Little Singham’. The new kids’ show on the block is based on the brand value created by Singham franchise, starring Ajay Devgan. Inspired by ‘Singham’, Little Singham, aims to become India’s favorite animation character, targeting children in the age-group of 5-11 years. Dabur Red Paste has come onboard as the title sponsor of the show. The digital rights of the show have been sold to Netflix. Director, producer…

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Brain Power Studio sells its Witch film to Discovery Networks

  Brain Power Studio has sold its new family adventure film A Witches’ Ball to Discovery Networks. The 90-minute live action film that features incredible CGI special effects will premiere on Discovery Family in the US on October 14 and on Discovery Kids in Latin America on October 31. This follows a US DVD release on 26 September at Walmart through a distribution deal secured by Brain Power Studio with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Inc. Every year the Witching World gathers to celebrate all the newly inducted witches into their…

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Discovery Kids India acquires Studio 100’s hit series Nils Holgersson

Fresh off from buying a majority stake in Germany’s m4e, Belgium-based Studio 100 has sold its CGI animated series Nils Holgersson to Discovery Kids India. Discovery has picked up exclusive TV rights to the 52 x 13-minute toon for India, Bangaldesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Currently in production, the show is based on the book The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlof, the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Discovery Kids is also home to Studio 100′s most well-known production, Maya the Bee. Martin Krieger, the head of global distribution at…

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