FremantleMedia Kids and Family Entertainment has announced that preschool CGI series Ella the Elephant has been sold to Disney Junior Channel Latin America. The series is co-produced with DHX Media and TVO Kids.
Having already sold to 23 children’s TV platforms in more than 50 territories, Disney Junior Channel Latin America is the latest network to add the series.
Ella the Elephant is an animated preschool series about an adventurous elephant and her magic hat. The series is based on books by Carmela and Steve D’Amico and follows the adventures of Ella, the little elephant with a giant heart.
In addition to the upcoming premiere in Latin America, Ella the Elephant will launch on Disney Junior in the US this spring. The show also premiered on TVO, Knowledge Network and Tele-Quebec in Canada and Tiji in France and is also currently airing in Poland. Additional territories expected to begin airing Ella the Elephantduring the first half of 2014 include Finland (MTV3 Juniori), Norway (TV2), Australia (ABC), Spain (Clan) and Singapore (Okto), with additional territories to follow later in the year.
DHX Media has international distribution rights in Canada, USA, Middle East and India, with FremantleMedia Kids and Family Entertainment handling the rest of the world. DHX Media and FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment are also currently exploring multiple opportunities for consumer products programs including toys and apparel.