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Waffle the Wonder Dog Picked Up by International Channels


DHX Media has licensed Waffle the Wonder Dog to ZDF in Germany and 12 other international channels.

In addition to ZDF, seasons one and two of Waffle the Wonder Dog have been picked up by VRT for Ketnet (Belgium), NPO Zappelin (Netherlands), NRK (Norway), DR (Denmark), Canal+ for Piwi+ (France) and Minimax (Central and Eastern Europe). Season one is also headed to SVT (Sweden), RTP (Portugal), HOP! (Israel), CJ ENM (South Korea), ABC (Australia) and TVOkids (Canada).

Waffle the Wonder Dog will begin airing on KiKA December 3 and on ZDF February 2, 2019.

Waffle the Wonder Dog, a live-action preschool series about a family that adopts a talking dog, was recently greenlit for a second season by CBeebies. The show is produced by Darrall Macqueen.

“We’re really happy that broadcasters are rolling out Waffle the Wonder Dog for viewers worldwide,” said Jerry Diaz, the VP of distribution for DHX Media. “Darrall Macqueen has produced a terrific, heartwarming and funny show for families to enjoy. With a second season already in production, we’re confident the little talking pooch, Waffle, will continue to win the hearts of viewers around the world.”

Billy Macqueen, co-founder of Darrall Macqueen, added: “The adventures of Waffle the Wonder Dog are full of fun and emotion with stories that will resonate with a global audience. We are thrilled by the success of the series on CBeebies in the U.K. and are super happy the show will now have a huge international fan base.”

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