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Sinking Ship Scores New Global Sales for Hit Series


Sinking Ship Entertainment has closed a raft of new global sales for several hit series, including Endlings, Odd Squad, Alma’s Way and more.

In Europe, Poland’s TVP acquired both seasons of the sci-fi conservation series Endlings, while the U.K.’s Sky picked up the puppet show Playdate. Elsewhere, the United Arab Emirates’ ejunior, part of evision, renewed Odd Squad and acquired Alma’s Way.

Odd Squad was also picked up by Canada’s CBC for CBC Gem. Japan’s NHK, meanwhile, licensed the first season of Dino Dana.

Sinking Ship Entertainment produces Endlings for CBC Kids and Hulu, Playdate for WildBrain and Dino Dana for Amazon and TVOkids. It also produces Odd Squad for PBS KIDS and TVOkids, in partnership with Fred Rogers Productions. The third-party series Alma’s Way is produced by Fred Rogers Productions for PBS KIDS.

“Sinking Ship’s catalog of provocative and entertaining series for kids continues to be of substantial interest to our international buyers,” said Kate Sanagan, head of sales and distribution. “We are lucky to be working with such talented creators, both internally and third party, and look forward to new audiences being built for these shows across the world.”

About Jamie Stalcup

Jamie Stalcup is the associate editor of World Screen. She can be reached at jstalcup@worldscreen.com.


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