According to The Hollywood Reporter, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has snagged exclusive home video marketing, sales and distribution rights to HIT Entertainment's children programming in the U.S. and Canada.

The deal, which begins in the fall and lasts several years, includes all HIT children's properties, including Barney, Bob the Builder, Angelina Ballerina and Thomas and Friends. Fox also will distribute all of The Jim Henson Co.'s Henson Family Classics, which include Fraggle Rock and Animal Jam, for which HIT serves as U.S. agent for home entertainment, licensing and merchandising.