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HIT’s Mike the Knight gets publishing deal

HIT Entertainment's animated preschool property Mike the Knight continues its strong ride with a new master publishing deal for North America inked with the brand's UK and international publishing partner Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing.
March 20, 2012

HIT Entertainment’s animated preschool property Mike the Knight continues its strong ride with a new master publishing deal for North America inked with the brand’s UK and international publishing partner Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

With the number of sales to international broadcasters steadily increasing (17 in total), the new publishing deal marks the IP’s first consumer products licensing deal for North America.

Products (story, picture, novelty, activity, and coloring books, non-interactive e-books) from  Simon & Schuster imprint Simon Spotlight are set to launch in the US and Canada in 2013.

The HIT Entertainment and Nelvana Studio co-produced half-hour series, which airs on Treehouse in Canada and on Nickelodeon and Nick Jr., is created by Alexander Bar (Lunar Jim) and written by Marc Seal (Bob the Builder).

About The Author
Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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