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Imira sells raft of kids fare

The distributor has sold shows like BabyRiki (pictured) and Vroomiz to broadcasters including Discovery, Turner Italy, TVC and Janson Media USA.
January 9, 2018

Spain-based distributor Imira Entertainment has inked a number of deals with broadcast partners including Discovery, TVC, Janson Media USA and United Media.

Condista will broadcast all three FUN Union Riki Universe titles in the US Hispanic territory. This includes 104 x five-minute series BabyRiki (pictured), PinCode (104 x 13 minutes) and three seasons of KikoRiki. Additionally, Condista picked up preschool adventure series Hogie the Globehopper (52 x 11 minutes) from Lil Critter Workshop, as well as Showlab’s preschool series YoYo (52 x seven minutes) and SAMG’s preschool show Vroomiz (78 x 13 minutes).

Meanwhile, Discovery picked up new 78 x seven-minute Toonz co-pro Smighties as well as outdoor science and imagination adventure series Darwin & Newts (40 x 11 minutes) for the UK and Middle Eastern territories. Turner Italy for Cartoonito also signed an agreement for SAMG’s Vroomiz.

Televisió de Catalunya (TVC) scooped up all three seasons of KikoRiki for its Super3 Kids channel, while US SVOD platform Janson Media USA inked agreements for YoYo, Cam & Leon, Miniforce, Watch Car, Mika’s Diary and the first two seasons of Vroomiz.

Russia’s Signal Media signed a distribution deal for its newly formed LatAm and US Hispanic territories channel, which will broadcast 12 of Imira’s titles including Lucky Fred, the first two seasons of Bat Pat, BabyRiki, KikoRiki and Smighties. The agreement will also cover classics like The Smurfs and Sandra, The Fairytale Detective.

United Media SARL, meanwhile, will broadcast Lucky Fred and Alisa in Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro.

The deals come just months after Imira inked a number of agreements with broadcasters including Netflix, Super RTL, Discovery and Ion Media Entertainment.

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Elizabeth Foster is Kidscreen's Senior Writer. Contact Elizabeth at efoster@brunico.com

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