Television Business International

Euro nets befriend Winston Steinberger

Kids-logo-460_2winston SteinburgerEntertainment One has shopped its 2D animated comedy Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong to broadcasters in France and Belgium.

Cartoon Network in France and OUFtivi in Belgium have secured the broadcast rights to the first season of the show, which will be aired from February 2017 and June 2017 respectively.

Monica Candiani, head of international sales at eOne Family, said: “We are extremely excited to introduce the hijinks of Winston and friends to kids and families in France and Belgium when the show launches next year.”

The show is based on the adventures of a space kid, Winston Steinburger, his cat sidekick, Sir Dudley, and an uptight alien called Hampton as they journey through the galaxy in their space cruiser.

The toon was developed by eOne in collaboration with animation studio Sticky Pictures, and coproduced with Teletoon in Canada and ABC3 in Australia.