Canuck prodco/distributor Bejuba! Entertainment and Studio B Entertainment, the distribution arm of prodco Studio B, have tapped Joy Tashjian Marketing Group to handle US licensing for new toon Ricky Sprocket. President Joy Tashjian is taking the series to Licensing Show next week and will be on the hunt for publishing, electronics, games and apparel licensees.
The 2-D comedy about child actor Ricky Sprocket, who’s trying to balance a life in showbiz with family, friends and school, is slated to launch on Nicktoons US and Teletoon Canada this fall. Additionally, Nickelodeon UK, Australia, Latin America, Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Scandinavia have picked up the series for broadcast in Q3.