Gulli and Warner Bros. Discovery EMEA Order More Totally Spies!

The iconic animated spy franchise confirmed for season 8 following successful return

Posted: 13 Jun 2024

Banijay Kids & Family, a global leader in children’s entertainment, behind hit shows such as Mr Bean: The Animated Series, today announces a new season of Totally Spies!, with commissioning broadcasters Gulli and Warner Bros. Discovery EMEA.


Totally Spies! returned with its seventh season, premiering on Gulli last month, following an 11-year hiatus. Featuring a brand-new HQ, fresh crop of villains, new friends, upgraded spy suits and an array of gadgets, the series is proving a hit with audiences, growing week-on-week, hitting 37% share of 4-14 years with its most recent episode.


Benoît Di Sabatino, CEO of Banijay Kids & Family and Producer of Totally Spies! says: “We felt immense responsibility bringing back such a beloved series and are delighted the new season is a huge hit with audiences. The success of series 7 and subsequent series 8 pick-up furthers our reputation as the go-to producers for premium kids and family entertainment, and is a significant nod to the incredibly talented and hard-working teams within our group.”


Philippe Bony, President of Gulli adds: “We’re delighted to be working with Banijay Kids & Family on a new 8th season of Totally Spies!. Broadcast since May 12 on Gulli, season 7 has already set audience records, making us the national leader among children! The Spies are creating a buzz not only among our audience, but also in the press, on our digital platforms and social networks! It’s a success story we’re proud to be part of, and one we’ll continue to support with enthusiasm.”


Aurelie Wack, Senior Manager of Acquisitions & Co-Productions, KIDS, EMEA at Warner Bros. Discovery, says: “Totally Spies! is back with a bang and we can’t wait to share the new adventures in series 7 with our Cartoon Network and Max audiences later on this year. We anticipate them loving the new series and are thrilled that we can now bring them more episodes with the greenlight of series 8!”


Following its launch in France on Gulli, season 7 will air around the world on Warner Bros. Discovery networks and platforms across EMEA and the U.S. and Discovery Kids LatAm. Totally Spies! season 8 will be produced by Zodiak Kids & Family France (part of Banijay Kids & Family), in collaboration with Gulli and Warner Bros. Discovery EMEA. Banijay Kids & Family represents global distribution, licensing and merchandising rights for the brand.


Banijay Kids & Family’s collective of first-class producers and talent is behind some of the biggest kids brands in the world. As brand builders and experts at amplifying IP, it delivers creative and impactful 360 brand strategies for its shows. Led by Benoît Di Sabatino, it is part of content powerhouse, Banijay Entertainment.