Entertainment One Family has announced that it has secured a number of new broadcast deals for Ottawa, Canada-based Amberwood Entertainment’s holiday special The Magic Hockey Skates in Latin America, Central Eastern Europe, Canada, France, Switzerland, Norway and Ireland.
eOne Family, which represents international distribution rights for The Magic Hockey Skates, has signed agreements with Disney XD LatAm, Societe Radio Canada, Teletoon France, RTS Radio Television Suisse, NRK Norway, Chello Central Europe and RTE in Ireland. Each network will include The Magic Hockey Skates in their Christmas schedule this year.
Based Allan Morgan’s children’s book of the same name, The Magic Hockey Skates is a 2D-animated primetime TV special. The story follows one young boy’s journey as he gains confidence and self-respect with the help of a pair of magic skates. The children’s special is produced by Amberwood Entertainment, in association with CBC, with financial assistance from the Canada Media Fund.