Banijay Kids & Family Secures Raft of Sales for Charlie and Lola

Banijay Kids & Family Secures Raft of Sales for Charlie and Lola
Banijay Kids & Family, a global leader in children’s entertainment, known for hit shows like Totally Spies! and Mr Bean: The Animated Series, has announced multiple international sales for the preschool animation series Charlie and Lola. The deals, handled by Banijay Kids & Family Distribution, include sales of seasons 1-3 and two specials to TG4 (Ireland) and relicensing by WDR (Germany). Additionally, Asiana (Korea) has acquired seasons 1-3, NRK (Norway) picked up seasons 2-3, and NPO (Netherlands) relicensed seasons 1-2 and two specials.

Charlie and Lola, based on Lauren Child's award-winning picture books, features 2D cut-out-style animation and photomontage. The series has won multiple Children’s BAFTAs and comprises three seasons totaling 78×11’ and 2×22’ episodes, first aired on CBeebies in 2005.

Julia Rowlands, SVP Sales, Coproductions & Acquisitions at Banijay Kids & Family, emphasized the brand's enduring appeal and its success in engaging preschool audiences worldwide. Tiger Aspect Kids & Family, a multi-BAFTA-winning production label under Banijay Kids & Family, is noted for iconic series such as Mr Bean: The Animated Series and others.

Banijay Kids & Family, led by Benoît Di Sabatino, is part of Banijay Entertainment. Its commercial and sales division, Banijay Kids & Family Distribution, manages the rights for its high-quality kids' content, driving ancillary activities across platforms through brand licensing and digital exploitation.