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Grossology goes global

Nelvana Studios is taking its animated gross-out comedy Grossology to the masses, having just sealed a whack of broadcast deals. Jetix UK, BVI (Latin America), Nickelodeon (Germany, Holland and Benelux), Mediaset (Italy), Luk Entertainment (Spain and Portugal), RTE (Ireland), ABC (Australia), TV3 (New Zealand), Mediacorp TV12 (Singapore) and Mnet (South Africa) have snapped up the 26 x half-hour series, joining current broadcasters Discovery Kids (US), YTV (Canada) and TF1 (France). Additionally, commercial arm Nelvana Enterprises has been making headway on the licensing front.
June 12, 2007

Nelvana Studios is taking its animated gross-out comedy Grossology to the masses, having just sealed a whack of broadcast deals. Jetix UK, BVI (Latin America), Nickelodeon (Germany, Holland and Benelux), Mediaset (Italy), Luk Entertainment (Spain and Portugal), RTE (Ireland), ABC (Australia), TV3 (New Zealand), Mediacorp TV12 (Singapore) and Mnet (South Africa) have snapped up the 26 x half-hour series, joining current broadcasters Discovery Kids (US), YTV (Canada) and TF1 (France). Additionally, commercial arm Nelvana Enterprises has been making headway on the licensing front.

TF1 Licenses has taken on L&M duties for France, and Nelvana has signed Genius Products as its home entertainment licensee in North America, with a DVD release planned for 2008/9. Meanwhile, the Canuck company will be looking to land toys, gadgets, gross-out novelty, figurines, confectionery, apparel and promotions licensees for the series at Licensing Show next week.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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