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4Kids signs three Yu-Gi-Oh! distribution deals

New York City-based 4Kids Entertainment has signed three distribution agreements for the latest version of animated series Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's.
May 26, 2010

New York City-based 4Kids Entertainment has signed three distribution agreements for the latest version of animated series Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s.

In Germany, RTL2 has scooped up all 90 episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s: Road to Destiny, while Mediaset in Italy has taken on the follow-up skein of the 10-year-old property. In addition, the series has been acquired by Televix Entertainment for distribution in Latin America.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s international lineup of broadcasters includes RTL2 (Germany), Italia 1 (Italy), CITV (UK), Network Ten (Australia), AB SAT (France), VAS (Spanish Speaking Satellite /Latin America), TV2 (Denmark), Digiturk (Turkey), Children’s Channel (Israel) and MBC (Middle East).

In the US, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s will return to TheCW4Kids Saturday morning block on The CW Television Network on May 29th and will continue to air daily on Cartoon Network.

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