Canada’s Portfolio Entertainment has inked four new deals for it preschool toon The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! with companies in Southeast Asia and Latin America. Now sold to over 110 countries around the world, the Dr. Seuss-inspired series has been picked up in Mexico by En Pantalla for video, releasing 26 episodes of the first season. TV Entertainment Inc. has licensed free TV rights for 26 episodes as well as The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! to air this year across Central America.
To the East, MediaCorp Singapore has signed on for the show for its OKTO channel and Toggle VOD service. And in South Korea, Asiana Licensing Inc. has picked up DVD and iPTV rights for an additional season as well as the Christmas special.
The show stars the iconic Cat in the Hat and his six-year-old best friends Sally and Nick as they are transported on magical journeys to all corners of the globe. With The Cat as their guide — plus Thing One, Thing Two and the enigmatic Fish along for the ride — each outing becomes an unpredictable journey of learning and fun.