Entertainment One Family has inked a deal with Nick Jr. for both seasons of its BAFTA and International Emmy Award-winning preschool toon Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom. The show will get its U.S. premiere on the 24-hour pre-k network on October 5. A number of American licensees have expressed interest in the property, and eOne’s New York office will be managing consumer products for the U.S. market.
Created by Astley Baker Davies (Peppa Pig), Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom follows young fairy princess Holly, whose magic doesn’t always go to plan, and her best friend Ben Elf, who doesn’t do magic but is very handy at making things. Together they enjoy life in the Little Kingdom, a tiny land where flowers and grass rise above the tallest towers. The show totals 104 x 11 to date and airs in over 130 countries, with over 65 global licensees onboard.