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CAKE Scores Global Sales for Preschool Series Pablo


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CAKE has sold the animated series Pablo, about a young boy who’s on the autism spectrum, to a number of new broadcasters around the world.

Pablo first premiered late last year on CBeebies and RTÉjr. The 52×11-minute show is now headed to Universal Kids in the U.S., SVT in Sweden, YLE in Finland, ABC in Australia, Hunan in China, C&J in Korea, RTHK in Hong Kong, Showmax in Africa and Netflix in multiple territories.

Pablo is produced by Paper Owl Films for CBeebies and RTÉjr, in association with Kavaleer Productions and Ingenious. A second season has been commissioned.

Ed Galton, the CCO and managing director at CAKE, and exec producer on Pablo, said: “We are thrilled with the international response Pablo has received since MIPCOM. A unique show celebrating creativity, individuality and thinking differently, its message has visibly resonated with broadcasters around the world.”



About Joanna Padovano Tong

Joanna Padovano Tong is the managing editor of World Screen. She can be reached at jpadovano@worldscreen.com.

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