Jetix Europe has signed on to distribute Kid vs. Kat, a new series about the conflict between a malevolent cat and a ten-year-old boy, World Screen reports. The series, which is being produced by Studio B Productions, will begin rolling out over Jetix Europe’s channels in 2009.
* TV-Loonland has licensed its upcoming Pat & Stan animated series to broadcasters in Europe, Asia, and North America. [c21 Media] * RTE (Ireland), Animania (US) and RTV (Slovenia) have picked up broadcast rights to Lifeboat Luke. [c21 Meda] * Boomerang Latin America is adding Ellen’s Acres to its lineup. [c21 Media] * NCircle Entertainment […]
* Pinky Dinky Doo is getting an upgrade from Flash to 3D animation for its second season. [c21 Media] * Australia’s Pacific & Beyond has greenlit a second season of Milly, Molly. [c21 Media] * Mexico’s Televisa will distribute mobile content based on Crack & Bonky and promote the franchise through its magazines and channels […]
Networks in the UK, Germany, France, and Australia have picked up the 3D animated series Chuggington for broadcast, World Screen reports. In addition, producer Ludorum has licensded Learning Curve Brands to develop toys based on the property.
LazyTown Entertainment has signed multiple licensing deals for its LazyTown series with European and Latin American consumer goods makers, World Screen reports. The deals will let such companies as Gerber Products, Mono Azul, and Froosh manufacture food and apparel lines linked to the show. LazyTown has also finalized a deal that will bring the show […]
Kuwait City will get a 3500 square meter Cartoon Network-themed indoor theme park this year, thanks to a deal between Cartoon Network Enterprises and Future Kid & Real Estate Co., Animation Magazine reports. It will be the first Cartoon Network park in the region.
Nelvana and Sticky Pictures have started production on Pearlie, an animated comedy based on a series of books by Australian journalist/comedienne Wendy Harmer, c21 Media reports. The series, about a glamorous fairy who works as the official caretaker of a downtown park, will be ready to air in 2009.
* The Box Distribution has picked up French-language distribution rights to Gruppo Alcuni’s upcoming Leonardo. [AWN] * Iggy Arbuckle has been picked up for broadcast by networks in France, Korea, southeast Asia, and Australia/New Zealand. [World Screen] * The UK’s Nick Jr. has commissioned Poppy Cat, a new animated series based on a line of […]
Brazil Entertainment has licensed the first three seasons of Johnny Test, producer Cookie Jar Entertainment announced on Monday. The series will begin airing in the territory later this year. [Source: Cookie Jar Entertainment]
Networks in East Asia, Latin America, and Europe have picked up broadcast rights to Pingu, Bob the Builder, and Fireman Sam, c21 Media reports. The deals with Hit Entertainment will bring Bob to Cartoon Network India, Hong Kong’s ATV, New Zealand’s TV3, and Disney Asia-Pacific. Cartoon Network Korea, Hong Kong’s ATV, and the Netherlands’ KRO […]