Cartoon Network has acquired the exclusive rights from Bristol, England-based animation studio Aardman Animations to air the latest season of Shaun the Sheep across southeast Asia, including Taiwan and the Philippines.
The region’s international kids channel will air the first part (20 x seven minutes) of the fourth season this year. The second part (10 x seven minutes) will air in 2015, and will coincide with the release of the Shaun the Sheep movie.
Cartoon Network Asia has also picked up rights for Season 1 (40 x seven minutes) and Season 2 (40 x 7 seven minutes) until 2018.
Shaun, the world’s favorite sheep, returns after popular reception of its episodes since 2007. The latest season of the stop-frame, non-dialog toon offers another 30 adventures set on Mossybottom Farm.