Entertainment One Family (eOne) has secured major broadcast agreements around the world for over 100 hours of kids’ programming from its catalog, which includes animated hits Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom and Peppa Pig.
Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom has been picked up by PBS Thai (seasons 1 & 2), TVB Hong Kong and Okto Singapore (season 2) in Asia, ZDF’s KiKA (Germany, s2), FOUR (New Zealand, s2) and Nickelodeon (worldwide exc. U.S., s1 renewal & s2).
Peppa Pig was acquired by ETV (Estonia, s1 & 2), Star Greece (s4, Christmas special), WDR (Germany, s1 & 2 renew, s5 & 6). Universal signed a home entertainment deal to bring the first two seasons to DVD in Germany, LatAm and Brazil, expanding an existing agreement for Italy and France. Virgin Atlantic, Air New Zealand and Jet Star will now offer in-flight compilation packages.
The half-hour special Magic Hockey Skates was taken on by Okto Singapore, DR Denmark and SVT Sweden. MBC will bring Rob the Robot (52 x 11) to the Middle East. And critically acclaimed 24-minute animated adaptation Lost and Found — based on the best-selling Oliver Jeffers book — will be broadcast in LatAm through Discovery Kids.