Worldwide sales for Penguin’s Peter Rabbit series sells

Silvergate Media has inked a raft of international deals for the new Peter Rabbit animated series.

The company makes and distributes the CGI animated show, which is coproduced by Penguin UK and Nickelodeon in the US.

It has presold it to ABC TV Australia, France Televisions, RTE Ireland, SVT Sweden, NRK Norway and Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE. These agreements follow a deal with CBeebies in the UK.

There will be a 50x11mins series and three half-hour specials. It will launch in  2013 in the US, UK, France and Australia.

A half-hour Christmas special, Peter Rabbit’s Christmas Tale, premiered in December 2012.

Silvergate has worldwide rights to the show ex-US and India where they reside with Nickelodeon.

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