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The U.S. network also acquired all 365 original Teletubbies episodes for Noggin, its new mobile-subscription service. Canadian indie producer DHX Media and U.K. partner Darrall Macqueen developed the latest incarnation of Teletubbies for CBeebies in the U.K., with the alien toddlers Tinky-Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po to return with sound play and physical comedy.
The new Teletubbies will see 30 new half-hour episodes debut in 2016. The classic Teletubbies series first bowed in 1997. The original episodes have aired in over 120 markets.
In 2013, DHX Media acquired the Teletubbies property via the acquisition of U.K. producer Ragdoll Worldwide — a joint venture between Ragdoll Productions and BBC Worldwide. Teletubbies was the first Western preschool property to air in China, on CCTV, reaching an audience of 300 million children.
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Thomas Brodie Sangster