Mattel and HIT Entertainment have announced that the all-new season of Bob the Builder will air on France 5, as well as [email protected] in the Netherlands, VRT in Belgium, Rai YoYo in Italy, E-TV in South Africa MiniMini in Poland, Turner in the U.K, RTE in Ireland and Hop! In Israel. In December,Mattel confirmed the future co-development and co-production of Bob the Builderthrough a partnership with DHX Media. The agreement will see new episodic, short-form and long-form programming of Bob the Builder produced for TV and digital platforms. DHX will also handle all future global distribution for Bob the Builder.