Virgin Media signs up Cartoonito

Virgin Media has signed a deal with Turner Broadcasting to add kids channel Cartoonito to its line up.

Cartoonito, which airs classic pre-school shows including Fireman Sam and Care Bears, will be available to the UK cable operator’s L and XL TV packages from April. Virgin Media has also secured rights for a raft of Cartoonito shows to be added to its Turner Broadcasting on-demand platform including Go And… and Cartoonito Karaoke. The deal also covers online and mobile rights.