Nick Toons Go Global with Raft of Deals


Viacom International Media Networks has signed multiple deals with international broadcasters for three of its most popular Nickelodeon animated programs for kids and preschoolers: Kung Fu Panda, Penguins of Madagascar and Monsters vs. Aliens–all CG animated spin-offs of hit DreamWorks Animation film properties.

Eastern Broadcasting Asia (Taiwan) has picked up season 3 of Panda and Penguins, plus season 1 of Monsters, for the Asia Pacific region. Medialink Entertainment (Thailand) has also nabbed 26 episodes of Panda season 2. In Latin America, ATB (Bolivia) has signed on for Panda season 3 and Monsters season 1; Canal 10 (Uruguay) has picked up the first seasons of Monsters and Penguins; and Teleamazonas (Ecuador) went for seasons 1 and 2 of Panda and season 3 of Penguins.

On the other side of the world, Ireland’s pubcaster RTE and Italy’s Boing will both carry season 2 of Panda and season 3 of Penguins, while Iceland’s 365 Media has re-licensed seasons 1 and 2 of Penguins. New Zealand broadcaster TVNZ has also snapped up season 2 of Panda and seasons 2 and 3 of Penguins. And finally, Kung Fu Panda is proving a hit in emerging markets, with Atlantic Pictures grabbing season 2 for Africa and Markiza in Slovakia opting for all three seasons.

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