Tuesday September 29, 2020

Teletubbies for sale as BBC cashes in

The Teletubbies, Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po, have been shown in 120 countries and in 45 different languages; the BBC plans to sell the franchise.

18th December, 2012

The Teletubbies, toddler-sized creatures with antennas on their heads, are following Barney and Peter Rabbit down the path to new ownership as the BBC cashes in on a burgeoning children’s market.

BBC Worldwide and Ragdoll Productions decided to sell their joint venture that owns the rights to the Teletubbies and pre-school shows such as “In the Night Garden” and “The Adventures of Abney & Teal,” the commercial arm of the world’s largest public...

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