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Planeta Junior & Superprod Enter Multi-Project Pact


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Planeta Junior in Spain and France-based Superprod Animation have formed a new partnership to distribute, license and produce premium kids’ and family programs worldwide.

The first project to come out of the alliance is Helen’s Little School, a co-production from Superprod and Canada’s Muse Entertainment. The series is currently airing on France Télévisions and TV5MONDE, Télé Québec, TFO, Knowledge Channel, MTVA in Hungary, C+ in Poland and Discovery Kids in Latin America. Planeta Junior will be the master licensing agent of the property worldwide and will distribute the series in Spain, Portugal, Italy, the U.K., Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).

In addition to the aforementioned markets, Helen’s Little School is available in China on TENCENT and other digital platforms through deals secured by UYoung and in a growing number of territories in Asia.

That’s Joey!, a comedy-animation series based on the comics created by Thierry Coppée, is produced by Superprod and co-produced by Planeta Junior, Digital Graphics in Belgium and Atmosphere Media in Germany. Planeta Junior will become the master licensing agent of the series—which is in production for the French free-TV broadcaster M6—worldwide (excluding French-speaking territories). The company will also distribute the series in Spain, Portugal, Italy, CEE, Greece, Turkey and jointly in Latin America with Superprod. Atmosphere is handling sales in German-speaking Europe. Superights is handling sales in all other territories worldwide.

The first episodes of That’s Joey! will be presented during next MIPCOM Junior in October.






About Chelsea Regan

Chelsea Regan is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at cregan@worldscreen.com.

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