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New Sales for Billy the Cowboy Hamster


Dandelooo has scored a raft of deals for the preschool series Billy the Cowboy Hamster, commissioned by France Télévisions.

Billy the Cowboy Hamster has been presold to Super RTL (Germany), DR (Denmark), SVT (Sweden), RTS (Switzerland), NRK (Norway), KMBO (France) and TV5MONDE, among others. The series is currently in production at Dandelooo’s animation studio Ooolala in la Cartoucherie, Valence (France).

The 52×11-minute show is targeted at 4- to 7-year-olds. It is based on a series of six books by Dutch author and illustrator Catharina Valckx, published by l’école des loisirs.

Emmanuèle Pétry Sirvin, co-founder of Dandelooo, said, “We love the world created by Catharina Valckx based on sincere kindness and true friendship. We are honored and delighted to say that she loves our adaptation and will include the new characters we created into her future books too!”

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