Cyber Group Studios has inked a number of new deals for such shows as Gigantosaurus with various broadcasters and digital platforms around the globe.
Gigantosaurus is now headed to Rai in Italy and SRC in Canada. The series was already presold to Disney Junior worldwide, Super RTL in Germany, France Télévisions and Netflix. Free-TV agreements are currently being negotiated in EMEA and the Americas.
In Western Europe, RTVE in Spain acquired The Pirates Next Door and Mirette Investigates; Italy’s Rai and Germany’s KiKA went for The Pirates Next Door; RTP in Portugal snapped up the first season of Mini Ninjas as well as The Pirates Next Door; RTBF in Belgium licensed Mirette Investigates; and TG4 in Ireland acquired Zak Jinks.
In Eastern Europe, Ukraine’s Vianet picked up such titles as Mirette Investigates, The Pirates Next Door, Zou and Zorro the Chronicles; Ceska TV in the Czech Republic went for The Long Long Holiday and Zou; and Channel 1 in Russia licensed Leo the Wildlife Ranger and Cloud Bread 2.
Over in Asia, following the sale of Tales of Tatonka to China’s CCTV, Cyber Group inked deals with CJ English Gem in Korea for Ozie Boo Saves the Planet and Adam’s Bakery, as well as with Forever Group in Myanmar for Baloopo, Mia and Raju the Rickshaw.
A number of digital deals were secured with SVOD platforms in Canada. Télé-Québec acquired Zak Jinks; TVA snapped up the first installment of Mini Ninjas as well as Zou; and TFO went for Mirette Investigates. In addition, package agreements were signed with OTT platforms in the U.S., including Future Today and PlayKids.
Raphaelle Mathieu, Cyber Group’s senior VP of sales, acquisitions and new media, commented: “We are proud to share with our clients major IPs coming from our own production arm and from distributed programs acquired from talented independent producers worldwide. This market is a milestone for us and we intend to pursue our growth and keep on bringing the best programs to all our clients around the world, whether local, regional or global actors and to both broadcasters and digital platforms.”