Paris-based distributor Moonscoop has bolstered the presence of its animated shows in Asia by signing deals for more than 170 half hours of programming with broadcasters in the region.
In Korea, EBS has acquired Chloe’s Closet and Geronimo Stilton, while Nickelodeon has signed A Town Called Panic. In Taiwan, public channel PTS has snapped up season two of SamSam having previously acquired rights to season one and home video, and Christian channel Good TV has bought Toddworld. In Malaysia, Ava Riko Teo has been sold to Astro Chinese channel, which already airs Dive Olly Dive, SamSam and ToddWorld, and Indonesia’s leading terrestrial channel PT Indosiar has acquired Moonscoop duo Pet Alien and Dive Olly Dive season two.
The Asian deals follow a significant package sale to Chutti TV, Sun TV’s kids channel in India, earlier this year. Chutti acquiried 725 half-hours of programming from the Moonscoop catalogue.