Peppa Pig comes to Canada via new Corus deal
Entertainment One Family has sold seasons one to six of its hit Astley Baker Davies-produced series Peppa Pig to Corus Entertainment’s 24-hour preschool net, Treehouse.
Episodes are set to air in March 2013 and eOne and the brand’s L&M program from Toronto’s Studio Licensing will launch products in categories such as toys, accessories, outwear and nightwear, footwear, games and puzzles by the end of 2013.
The latest deal follows on the heels of recent Peppa Pig sales international broadcasters including Yo Yo (Taiwan), TVB (Hong Kong), Okto (Singapore), Cineplex (Thailand) and Disney Jr. (Spain and Italy).
To date, the series has been sold to more than 180 territories worldwide.