Zodiak Kids announced that Channel 5 in the United Kingdom has acquired all 52 x 11′ episodes of its new children’s show Zack & Quack and will debut the series on its Milkshake! block this fall.
The deal forms part of a raft of sales for the 3D animated preschool series, which launched on Nickelodeon U.K. in February and Nickelodeon U.S. in April.
Produced by Zodiak Kids’ U.K. production company, The Foundation, in partnership with creators QQD Limited and South Korean animation studio High 1 Entertainment, Zack & Quack follows the adventures of a dynamic and adventurous boy named Zack and his best friend, an impulsive young duck called Quack.
As well as Channel 5, multiple broadcasters across Europe have also signed up the show: Discovery Italy will broadcast it on Frisbee (Free DTT), Clan TVE (Spain), TG4 (Ireland), MTVA (Hungary), NRK (Norway) and PlusPlus (Ukraine) are also all on board.
Across Middle East, Africa and Asia broadcasters have also signed up to the show with e.tv (Africa), MBC (Middle East), Mediacorp (Singapore), PTS (Taiwan), Horng En (Taiwan) and Thai PBS (Thailand).