In today’s International Newswire, Turner and HBO launch a new Ott family brand in Scandinavia; Lionsgate
UK re-teams with Noel Clarke
; and as the TV industry builds up for mid-month’s Mipcom trade fair, Keshet Intl. revealing its Mipcom slate, a report suggests television remains the preferred screen of choice for viewing programs.
HBO Nordic, which operates in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark, has launched Turner’s brand-new children and family Ott service Toonix. Created by Turner Emea, Toonix is targeted at 3-12-year-olds and their families. The service will offer a mix of kids’ series and movies, including popular content from Turner’s Cartoon Network Studios
and Warner Bros. Animation
. Among its key shows are “The Amazing World of Gumball
,” “Lego Ninjago,” “Looney Tunes” and “The Powerpuff Girls
,” all of which are fully localized, with offerings in Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish. Toonix will be available for consumers on www.hbonordic.