German children's entertainment specialist TV-Loonland has signed its first programming deal with the UK's BBC following the sale of the animation series Cramp Twins and Clifford.

The 26 x 30-minute episodes of Cramp Twins were co-produced by TV-Loonland's US subsidiary Sunbow Entertainment and the Cartoon Network UK, and will be aired this year by the BBC in its "CBBC" children's programming block, while the 40 x 30-minute episodes of Scholastic Entertainment's Clifford, which is currently running on PBS and Canada's CBC, is due to be shown in "CBBC" in 2002.