CBeebies series snapped up by German broadcasters

CBeebies pre-school series Cloudbabies has agreed a deal with two German broadcasters that will see it further extend its reach globally.

Public broadcasters ARD and ZDF has bought the 52x10min animated programme, which follows four characters who live in a house in the clouds and has been nominated for best pre-school programme in the RTS NW Awards.

CBeebies' Cloudbabies

CBeebies’ Cloudbabies

Producer and distributor Hoho Rights negotiated the deal for the show, which has already been acquired by S4C in Wales and other broadcasters in Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Wales, Taiwan and Poland.

Danielle Davies, Hoho Entertainment’s head of sales and acquisitions, said: “Germany is a hugely significant European territory and (children’s channel) KiKA has an outstanding reputation as a key destination for high-quality pre-school programming.”

Sebastian Debertin, head of fiction, acquisition and co-production for KiKA, added: “Baba Pink, Baba Blue, Baba Yellow and Baba Green and solve a lot of pre-school oriented challenges and celebrate core values of human community – friendship and responsibility. Our audience will love the show.”

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