Jetpack Notches Up LatAm Sales


Jetpack Distribution has sold more than 300 half-hours of programming from its catalog across Latin America, shoring up deals with five broadcasters from the region.

Disney Channel Latin America licensed the exclusive pay-TV/catch-up rights for Spookley and the Christmas Kittens and Spookley the Square Pumpkin in Latin America. It also acquired non-exclusive rights for the same shows in the Caribbean.

NBCUniversal secured the pay-TV, SVOD and catch-up rights for season one of Boj, seasons one and two plus the movie special of Yoko, seasons one and two of Jamie’s Got Tentacles and seasons one to three of Chuggington for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Globoplay in Brazil nabbed the non-exclusive SVOD rights for Spookiz seasons two and three and Talking Tom & Friends season three in Brazil.

Somos TV took on exclusive pay-TV rights for Chuggington seasons two and season three in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, as well as non-exclusive pay-TV rights for Central America, Dominican Republic and Mexico and non-exclusive SVOD and VOD rights in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Central America and Mexico.

Canela picked up the non-exclusive AVOD rights for Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty and the non-exclusive AVOD and FAST rights for Boj season one, Clangers seasons two and three, Talking Tom & Friends season three and Yoko season one in Latin America, the Caribbean and U.S.

Global head of sales, Sophie “Kido” Prigent, said: “These are highly respected, top-performing broadcasters in LatAm, a region extremely important for our business right now.”

She added: “We are passionate about bringing more shows, localized and dubbed in neutral Spanish, to this part of the world. MIP Cancun is a great opportunity for the team to meet both broadcast partners and producers, learn more about what’s going on and present new content.”