Silvergate Media has partnered with Tencent Video to bring the new animated series The Creature Cases to China and roll out consumer products.
Produced by TeamTO, the action-comedy series follows detectives from the Covert League of Animal Detective Experts as they solve mysteries by exploring animals’ habitats and behaviors. It will debut on Tencent Video soon, with toys and publishing products to roll out in 2023.
“The Creature Cases storylines have a vibrant, universal appeal, and we’re excited that this new partnership with Tencent Video will bring the show to viewers in China,” said Ron Allen, executive VP of commercial. “Tencent Video shares our passion for bringing audiences innovative children’s content, and we look forward to showcasing the series on China’s leading VOD platform and building a broad consumer products program.”
Selina She, director of the kids’ IP development and programming center at Tencent Video, added, “We are delighted to get our paws on The Creature Cases and thrilled to be partnering with Silvergate Media on this dynamic new series. We deduce that its exotic mix of real-life fascinating facts from the amazing animal kingdom along with side-splitting, super-sleuthing detective antics will have broad appeal in China. We are excited to be launching the series in the territory shortly, followed by the start of our consumer products program, which will be full of animal wonder!”