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MIPTV News: Rainbow to offer peak of new Winx season in Cannes

Italian producer-distributor Rainbow will head into MIPTV having secured a batch of new TV and digital programming deals with the likes of Nickelodeon, SBT and France’s Neomobile.

Rainbow’s successful Winx Club has secured a sixth coproduced season with Nickelodeon, which will debut it in spring 2014. Rainbow will offer buyers a ‘sneak peak’ of the 26-episode run at the market.

Meanwhile, Brazil’s SBT has acquired the fifth season of the show, following a recent deal for all five existing seasons with Disney in Spain and new content agreements with NTV7 in Malaysia and okto in Singapore. Israel’s Noga, Croatia’s Nova TV and Portugal’s Canal Panda have also renewed all seasons of the show.

On the digital front, French platform Neomobile has acquired smartphone rights for Winx and Huntix.