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Lionsgate acquires distribution rights to Power Rangers Samurai

Indie film entertainment studio Lionsgate has secured a multi-year licensing deal with Saban Brands for the North American home entertainment distribution rights to hit kids action series Power Rangers Samurai.
March 22, 2012

Indie film entertainment studio Lionsgate has secured a multi-year licensing deal with Saban Brands for the North American home entertainment distribution rights to hit kids action series Power Rangers Samurai.

Under the deal, Lionsgate obtains all DVD, Blu-ray, and multiple digital rights for Saban’s TV series’ Power Rangers Samurai and Power Rangers Super Samurai, as well as distribution rights to two Power Rangers Christmas and Halloween specials, and a Power Rangers movie special.

The deal will also see the DVD and digital download premieres of Power Rangers Samurai: The Team Unites and Power Rangers Samurai: A New Enemy on June 19 this year, further expanding Lionsgate’s DVD library which includes HIT’s Thomas & Friends, and MGA’s Lalaloopsy.

Power Rangers Samurai debuted on Nickelodeon US in February, 2011, has achieved high ratings in both UK and Mexican markets, and Saban Brands has more than 100 licensees tied to its growing consumer products program.

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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