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Target scores global broadcast deals for kids slate

UK-based rights management company Target Entertainment has made a raft of multi-regional broadcast deals for Roary The Racing Car, Horrid Henry and Fluffy Gardens.
February 8, 2011

UK-based rights management company Target Entertainment has made a raft of multi-regional broadcast deals for Roary The Racing Car, Horrid Henry and Fluffy Gardens.

Seasons one and two of Chapman Entertainment’s preschool series Roary The Racing Car have been acquired by Middle East Arabic channel Al Jazeera Kids, as well as Canal Panda in Portugal. Season two has been picked up by On Digital in South Africa, Minimini in Poland, Minimax in Eastern Europe, Emirates Airline for its in-flight entertainment program and True Visions in Thailand, who also bought season three of Fifi and the Flowertots.

Novel Entertainment’s animated series Horrid Henry has been snapped up by Mediacorp in Singapore and TET in the Ukraine, both taking seasons one and two. Season one has sold to PBS in Malta, with season two also heading onto the in-flight entertainment slate for Emirates Airline.

Season one of Fluffy Gardens from Monster Animation has been sold to Luli in Turkey, with season two joining Discovery Familiar, the US Hispanic channel, plus ABC Australia and True Visions in Thailand. The preschool show has also begun airing on Mini CITV in the UK, following ITV’s acquisition of GMTV’s assets in 2010.

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