Caroline Cochaux


Lagardère Active pockets kids VOD series

French broadcaster Lagardère Active has acquired a preschool series based on the Badanamu online property that comes packaged with animated shorts and 70 songs. Lagardère has bought linear and non-linear rights for French-speaking Europe and Africa to the 52x8mins Badanamu animated series, which is produced is Ultra-HD. The animated shorts that first popularised the brand […]

Lagardere in ‘landmark’ DreamWorks deal

Lagardere Active TV has entered into a “landmark” agreement with US studio DreamWorks Animation. The deal hands the French broadcaster free-to-air and pay TV rights to series including Dragons: Race to the Edge, The Adventures of Puss in Boots and All Hail King Julien. The first show, Dinotrux, launches on kids free TV channel Gulli […]

Canal+ hires channels veteran from Lagardère

French pay TV firm Canal+ has hired Gérald-Brice Viret as its managing director of channels, recruiting the seasoned exec from rival Lagardère. Viret (pictured) has run numerous digital channels in France, and also headed up the local cross-industry digital terrestrial group as DTT rolled out in the country. He joins Canal+ from Lagardère’s channels unit […]

Gulli adds Teletubbies

France-based kids channel Gulli has acquired rights to the DHX Media-sold reboot of the Teletubbies. Gulli’s deal covers exclusive free TV rights and non-exclusive VOD rights for online platform GulliMax, and on pay TV channel Gulli Africa in 22 sub-Saharan territories. Airing in France from early 2016, the deal also includes all territories Gulli broadcasts […]