Entertainment Rights popular stop-motion mail carrier, Postman Pat, is getting his own branded block on BBC’s Cbeebies. The U.K. broadcast outlet will begin airing the wrap-arounds in September to coincide with the launch of the all-new Postman Pat series.
Postman Pat and his faithful companion, Jess the Cat, have been favorites among the preschool set since the property first appeared on BBC TV in 1981. The original series has been sold in more than 65 countries and over 15 million books have been sold to-date worldwide. The new series of 26 15-minute episodes and four half-hour specials is produced by Entertainment Rights with acclaimed animation studio Cosgrove Hall.