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News brief: Five deals for ZDFE’s Q Pootle 5

ZDF Enterprises-distributed Q Pootle 5 is heading to broadcasters in Russia, Finland, Ireland, Israel and Hungary.

qpootle5_425VGTRK (Russian Public TV), YLE 2 (Finland), TG4 (Ireland), Hop! TV (Israel) and MTVA (Hungary) have all acquired the show, which first went out in the UK on CBeebies. These agreement come soon after KiKA in Germany and the ABC in Australia bought the toon.

The series follows the adventures of a friendly little alien as they tackle the everyday problems.

“Since the launch of Q Pootle 5 at MIPJunior last October, we have had really phenomenal feedback from the international market,” said Katharina Pietzsch, director, ZDFE.junior at ZDF Enterprises.

The 52x11mins series is produced by Snapper Productions and animated by Blue Zoo.