Independent French distributor Superights announced that its hit comedy toon Pat the Dog (76 x 7’) has been picked up by The Walt Disney Company in Russia, where it launched on Disney Channel (free-to-air) on September 1 and airs weekends at noon, following the pay TV debut window on Boomerang. Pat der Hund has also made his mark in Germany, where the series launched Sept. 3 on Disney Channel (free-to-air) and performs well in its weekdays at 12:20 p.m. timeslot.
“We are so proud and happy to see our little Pat winning children’s hearts around the globe and still conquering new territories” says Nathalie Pinguet, Deputy General Manager of Superights.
Produced by Superprod at its studio in Angouleme (France) and Italian company Animoka for Canal+ Family, Teletoon+, RAI, RTBF and VRT, the adaptation of the mobile game sensation has been sold to Turner EMEA & Asia Pacific, The Walt Disney Company U.S./Germany/Spain/Russia, Radio Canada, Discovery Latin America, RTS, TV3, YLE, MTVA and Unidisc, covering over 180 territories.
Superights will introduce the first new episode of the second season at MIPJunior. Season 2 will include a 63 x 7’ episode package, four TV specials and 10 shorts of 1’30”. The half-hour specials will cover Christmas, Halloween and Summer Holidays-themed adventures, and a prequel about the first meeting of Pat and Lola. The 10 non-dialogue, comedic shorts will focus on the show’s other hero, Hoodie, the cutest cat ever.
Additionally, ProSieben Licensing, the global L&M agent for Pat the Dog, just signed a European plush deal with Nici who will launch in October 2019 a wide range of plush, apparel and back to school products with all the series’ characters.
Learn more at www.superights.net.