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Euro broadcasters make Chipmunk move

Germany’s Super RTL and Spain’s Atresmedia have both acquired two seasons of upcoming animated series Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks. The prebuys, with major broadcasters in two of Europe’s largest markets, come after the international launch of the series at MIP Jr. last autumn, where it was the most-screened show. It will bow in Germany and […]

Broadcasters get the LadyBug from PGS

Globosat’s kids platform Gloob in Brazil, the ABC in Australia and Télé-Québec have all acquired animated series LadyBug. The 26x26mins show, which is a copro between France-based Zagtoon and Method Animation alongside Japan’s Toei Animation, was originally commissioned by French commercial broadcaster TF1. LadyBug follows a pair of Parisian high school students who use magical powers […]

New international deals for Chaplin toon

PGS Entertainment has notched more sales of Chaplin & Co, the series featuring the famous comic actor in animated form. Produced by Method Animation and commissioned by France Televisions and Italy’s Rai, the series has been acquired by broadcasters including RTVE and Canal Panda in Spain, TV2 in Norway, CTC in Russia and Globosat in […]

News brief: Global sales for new Jungle Bunch series

Broadcasters in Europe, the Middle East and North America have bought Tat Productions and Master Films animated kids series The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue! The show was commissioned by France Télévisions. It is distributed by PGS Entertainment, which has shopped it to broadcasters including Cartoon Network in Germany (where Super RTL has already taken […]

Nickelodeon signs up for Alvinnn! and The Chipmunks

Nickelodeon has taken international rights to the new Alvin and the Chipmunks series. The new show, Alvinnn! and the Chipmunks, will go out on Nickelodeon’s international channels with the exception of the US and Brazil. The show was created by by Janice Karman and is produced by Bagdasarian Productions and OuiDO! Productions. Nick has bought […]

First international broadcast deal for Stan Lee’s Mighty 7

ABC in Australia has become the first international buyer of comic book-inspired toon movie trilogy Stan Lee’s Mighty 7. It will broadcast on children’s channel ABC3 later this year following a deal with distributor PGS Entertainment. Mighty 7 comes drom Stan Lee Comics, a newly-formed joint venture between Genius Brands International, Lee’s POW! Entertainment and […]

PGS notches Lat Am deals

Kids distributor PGS Entertainment has sealed a raft of programming deals with broadcasters across Latin America, including Cartoon Network, Discovery, Globo and Televisa. Cartoon Network has taken pan-regional rights to TAT Productions animated series Jungle Bunch to the Rescue and the movie spun-off the successful franchise The Jungle Bunch: Back to the Ice Floe. Discovery […]

PGS takes rights to Playmobil series Super Four

PGS Entertainment has picked up rights to Playmobil-inspired series Super Four. The France-based distributor will launch the 3D CGI series internationally. The show features four characters and their adventures in a a world based on the distinctive Playmobil toys. It is the first time the brand, which is owned by Germany’s Brandstätter Group, has featured […]

PGS inks first-look deal with Zagtoon

Distributor PGS Entertainment has struck a first-look deal with kids producer Zagtoon and will sell its shows internationally. The first project under the terms of the new partnership will be for the global distribution of the live action and animated series Ghostforce (pictured). The series follows a New York chemistry teacher turned ghost hunter. Zagtoon […]

KiKA licenses second Spike telemovie

German children’s channel KiKA has licensed Christmas telemovie Spike 2 on the back of ratings success of the first. The 1x35mins show from TAT Productions and Master Films first did good figures for KiKA four years ago, prompting the new acquisition, scored with distributor PGS Entertainment. The new film follows an elf that has to […]