French distributor Superights has signed a deal giving Chinese digital platform Mango TV the rights to air animated series Pat the Dog. The first season (78 x seven minutes) will launch in the spring, followed by season two in the fall.
Co-produced by Superights parentco Superprod and Italy’s Animoka, Pat the Dog stars a canine up for doing whatever is takes to save his owner Lola from trouble. Season two will feature 63 x seven-minute episodes, four TV specials and 10 short films. Several broadcasters have already bought the first season including Turner EMEA & Asia Pacific, Disney Channel (US, Spain, Russia, Germany), Radio Canada (French-speaking Canada), Discovery Latin America, RTS (Switzerland), YLE (Finland) and MTVA (Hungary).
Superights also recently signed six new broadcasters for Clay Time, a new series produced by French studio REAZ.