Television Business International

Free TV deals for Zak Storm

Kids-headerZak_StormA raft of free-TV broadcasters in Europe have acquired Zak Storm, the new pirate action adventure series from Method Animation in France.

PGS Entertainment is distributing and has sold the 39x26mins show to broadcasters including Super RTL in Germany, RTVE in Spain, RTBF in Belgium, RTL in the Netherlands, SIC in Portugal and CSC Pop in the UK.

The show was created by Man of Action (Big Hero 6), coproduced by Zag (Miraculous), Method (The Little Prince), SamG and MNC Animation, and Gulli in France was the commissioning broadcaster.

Zak Storm follows a headstrong kid swept into the Bermuda Triangle while trying to win a surfing competition. Once inside, he finds a magical sword that allows him to transform into a swashbuckling hero.

Bandai is on board as the master toy partner.

PGS, meanwhile, sells series including Miraculous Ladybug, Ghost Force, The Jungle Bunch and ALVINNN!!! and the Chipmunks.