Portfolio Entertainment has wrapped up its MIPCOM 2016 negotiations by securing multiple sales for its kids’ catalog, including DOKI and The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about That!
National Geographic Channel has acquired the first season of DOKI (26 x 30) for its kids block in the Middle East and North Africa, while Studio U7’s Channel Ryzhy in Russia has purchased the first and second season of the series (52 x 30). DOKI is an animated series that centres around curious Doki and his friends who travel the world to answer important preschool questions.
Video and entertainment service, PlayKids, has also bought the SVOD rights to DOKI (10 x 11) for the UK, Ireland, US and Canada. PlayKids has also picked up season one of the Dr. Seuss-inspired preschool series The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (10 x 11) for its SVOD service in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
“We’re thrilled to see these children’s titles land on new platforms and channels internationally,” said Jonathan Abraham, Director of International Sales and Acquisitions, Portfolio Entertainment. “These recent sales showcase Portfolio Entertainment’s rich library of kids content that continues to be favourites around the world.”