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Zodiak Kids Makes Rekkit Rabbit Sales

PARIS: Zodiak Kids has finalized several deals for seasons one and two of the children’s cartoon comedy series Rekkit Rabbit. Rekkit Rabbit season one, produced by Marathon Media, part of Zodiak Kids, has been sold to Nickelodeon Germany. TV3 Spain, ETB Spain and Switchover Media’s Italian kids’ channel K2 have ...

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Noga Orders More Leonardo

TEL AVIV: The Israeli broadcaster Noga has renewed the TV rights for the Gruppo Alcuni kids’ series Leonardo. The second season of Leonardo is currently in pre-production. The series features the story of 13-year-old Leonardo da Vinci, who is unaware of being a genius. Each episode charts the creation of ...

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More Broadcasters Sign Up for Mia and Me

MUNICH: m4e, Telescreen and Rainbow S.r.l. have lined up new broadcast partners for the show Mia and Me.  m4e and Telescreen signed up Nickelodeon for the free- and pay-TV broadcast rights in Benelux and pay-TV rights in Scandinavia. Free-TV rights have also been assigned to DR in Denmark, MTV3 in ...

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Strawberry Shortcake Gets South African Merchandising Partner

NEW YORK: American Greetings Properties and licensing agent CPLG have appointed Character Licensing and Marketing (CLM) to manage the merchandising rights for the Strawberry Shortcake brand in South Africa.  CLM has already firmed up a deal with Wimpy restaurants for a Strawberry Shortcake quick-serve restaurant promotion in South Africa. The ...

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Mondo to Rep Turner Kids’ Content in MENA Region

ROME: Mondo TV S.p.A. has been appointed as the exclusive agent and representative for the kids’ library of Turner Broadcasting System Europe in markets across the Middle East and North Africa for the next three years. Mondo TV has the rights to sub-license a total of around 580 programming hours, including hits ...

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Marvel Series Joins The Hub Lineup

LOS ANGELES: The Hub television network has secured the hit animated series The Super Hero Squad Show from Marvel Animation. The half-hour series, which features super heroes such as Iron Man, Wolverine, Hulk, Thor and Captain America, will air on The Hub, Monday through Friday starting January 30. It was ...

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Télé Images Scores Presales for New Animated Series

PARIS: Télé Images Productions, a Paris-based subsidiary of Zodiak Media Group, has inked presale deals in several European territories for its new animated series Secret Ranch. The series has been picked up by TF1 Teletoon+ and Equidia in France, and the German public channels ARD and KI.KA and Italy’s De ...

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Nelvana Hires Former Classic Media Exec Andrew Kerr

TORONTO: Nelvana Enterprises has hired Andrew Kerr, who previously worked for Classic Media and Ragdoll, as its head of consumer products for the Americas and Australasia. Kerr was previously the executive VP of consumer products and marketing for international at Entertainment Rights/Classic Media. Prior to this he was the executive ...

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Disney Channel Launches in Turkey

LONDON: Following the launch of Disney Channel in Turkey on Free Sat, the channel’s distribution has passed 100 million households in Europe, the Middle East and Africa within three years. The launch of Disney Channel in Turkey expanded the channel’s reach by 11 million homes. The channel’s programming targets kids ...

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Disney XD to Air Fort Boyard Season Two

BURBANK: Next week, Disney XD will premiere a new cycle of the reality adventure series Fort Boyard: Ultimate Challenge. In the second installment of the series, 24 teens from the U.S. and the U.K. compete as teams in a series of challenges designed to test their brainpower, courage and teamwork. ...

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