Cookie Jar Entertainment has attracted a number of global broadcasters for its programming slate in the lead-up to Cannes.
Action-adventure series Metajets will air on Nickelodeon in Spain and Portugal in 2010 and on Turkey’s Dogan TV/D-Smart Platform. Season five of Caillou has been pre-sold to Germany’s Super RTL, which is also renewing the existing 66 half hours. France’s Boomerang and Australia’s ABC TV have also snapped up 66 half-hours of the preschool series.
The prodco has also inked multi-territory deals for season four of action-comedy series Johnny Test, which will strip on Nickelodeon in Italy, Germany, France and Benelux, as well as Cartoon Network in the UK, Scandinavia and throughout the CEE. Other broadcasters to pick up the series include Filmmedya (Turkey), Orlando Kids (Croatia) and Tooniverse (Korea).
And season two of Hurray For Huckle!/Busytown Mysteries, which is currently in production, has been sold to RTE (Ireland), RUV (Iceland), SVT (Sweden) and YLE (Finland), ABC TV (Australia), TVP (Poland) and HOP Channel (Israel).
Down under, Nickelodeon Australia and New Zealand have picked up all three season of Riverbank Film’s Shreducation. The 39 x 30 minute live action boy-skewed series is executive produced and distributed world-wide by re: think Entertainment, and is slated for a January 2010 premiere to coincide with the Winter Olympics.
Canuck preschool broadcaster Treehouse will bow Manon, a co-pro with Cyber Group Studios, Planet Nemo and Sardine Productions. The 52 x seven-minute HD series is based on a book series written and illustrated by Gérard Moncomble and Nadine Rouvière.