Turner International is enjoying brisk sales for key shows from across its portfolio, including animated series aimed at kids and adults, which are among the slate of new and returning series the company is shopping at MIPTV.
From its kids’ brand Cartoon Network, two 2016 revival series are generating significant interest from international buyers: The Powerpuff Girls and Ben 10. Both shows have so far sold to Citv (UK), Gulli (France) and Stan (Australia). Separately, Powerpuff Girls has been snapped up by Disney Channel for Germany, Switerzland & Austria, and TV 5 in the Philippines, while Ben 10 will air in the Philippines via GMA.
Also on Turner’s MIP ticket are Adult Swim series Rick & Morty, Robot Chicken and Samurai Jack; Cartoon Network’s Mighty Magiswords, The Amazing World of Gumball, Adventure Time. and We Bare Bears; and the first Boomerang original series The Happos Family.
“We’re thrilled to be sharing the early sales success for some of our key kids and entertainment series, as well as the extensive and highly appealing slate of programming we’ll be showcasing at MIPTV this week,” commented Humphrey Black, VP of Media Distribution for Turner EMEA. “We’re confident that Turner now offers a one-stop shop for buyers and we look forward to finding the best destinations for our shows, to complement their broadcasting on our own channels and platforms.”
Live-action programs being featured by Turner at the market includes TNT’s Good Behavior and TBS’ Search Party, both recently renewed for second seasons, plus 4 Blocks (TNT Serie, Germany), Will (TNT), I’m Sorry and Those Who Can’t (truTV).