Paris-based producer and distributor GO-N Productions is set to launch preschool series Simon on Spanish pubcaster Radiotelevision Espanola’s Clan RTVE channel in 2019.
Based on a book series by Stephanie Blake, Simon (52 x five minutes) is all about a small rabbit who challenges his parents, school life and the world in general as he grows up. Co-produced by GO-N Productions and France Télévisions, the second season in currently in production with new episodes set to premiere this Christmas in France.
GO-N International, the commercial arm of GO-N Productions, has also inked an agreement with El Ocho to handle Spanish and Portuguese licensing for the property. Simon has previously been picked up by Netflix, NHK (Japan), Disney Junior (Southeast Asia and LatAm), Channel 5′s Milkshake! (UK), NRK (Norway), RUV (Iceland), RTS (Switzerland), HOP (Israel), ERR (Estonia), Jetsen Huashi Wangju Kids (China) and TV5 (worldwide).
Simon is also available on Cartoonito (Italy), Télé-Québec (Canada), SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland), and VRT Ketnet (Belgium).