China Toy Fair


New Distribution Deals for Tinga Tinga Tales and Guess with Jess

Classic Media’s Tinga Tinga Tales, a co-production with Tiger Aspect Productions in association with HomeBoyz, launched on CBeebies in February and is set for its U.S. debut on Playhouse Disney next spring.

The animated preschool show, inspired by traditional African folktales and the Tinga Tinga art of Tanzania, has announced new international deals, including ABC (Australia), Rai (Italy), Mini Mini (Poland), YLE (Finland), ViaSat 1, Can Family (Ghana), True Visions (Thailand), RTE (Ireland), NRK (Norway), SVT (Sweden), TVB (Hong Kong), JCC Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (Middle East), Canal Panda (Portugal), and France TV (France).

Guess with Jess, a co-production with Nelvana, made its UK broadcast debut on CBeebies in November, and has since launched on Treehouse in Canada, France 5, and ABC in Australia.

New international broadcast distribution deals for the show include: Cartoon Network (Asia Pacific), RTB (Brunei), Emirates Cable TV (E-Vision) (Middle East), Hop TV (Israel), YLE (Finland), TV3 (Malaysia), Canal Panda (Portugal), Vietnamese Broadcasting Corporation (Vietnam), ANTV (Indonesia), Mediacorp (Singapore), Difusion S.A (Argentina), CYBC (Cyprus), NRK (Norway), and EBS (South Korea).