Zodiak RIghts has sold The Magic Store/Wildbrain Entertainment preschool series Yo Gabba Gabba!to Lagardère Active’s TV channels in France.
Pay television preschool channel TiJi and DTT channel Gulli have both acquired 26 episodes of the music-based series. TiJi will broadcast the show at the end of 2010, with Gulli airing the eps in 2012 during its dedicated preschool slot GulliDoo.
The Yo Gabba Gabba! brand is also forging ahead with its international expansion by securing TV partners in 50 territories and selling to several key broadcasters. As part of its international strategy, Zodiak Rights has also named S2BN Entertainment as its partner for Yo Gabba Gabba!: Live! There’s A Party in My City! tour, which currently plays in more than 60 cities across North America and will expand to territories outside of the continent.
Zodiak Rights is also developing licensing programs in Australia, Latin America and Asia for the property.