Turner to Take Arab Programming International
Turner Broadcasting and Rubicon Group will partner to develop, co-produce, and broadcast worldwide kids’ programs from Middle Eastern producers, The National reports.
The agreement covers three series, Ben & Izzy, Tareq wa Shireen and Pink Panther & Pals, and includes merchandising programs related to the former pair.
Ben & Izzy and Tareq wa Shireen will be rolled into European, Asian, and North American territories over the next nine to twelve months. Pink Panther & Pals is already broadcast internationally.
Rubicon is based in Jordan.