In the lead-up to MIPTV next week, Italian producer, distributor and licensor Rainbow has secured a raft of new TV deals for its series Winx Club, Mia and Me and Huntik.
It will also offer a sneak-peek of the brand new 26-episode sixth season of Winx Club in Cannes. The new season of the CGI-animated series for kids ages four to 12, a co-production with Nickelodeon, is set to air in spring 2014.
International broadcasters signing new deals for the property include Brazil’s SBT (season five), Disney Spain (all five seasons comprising of 130 episodes), and in Asia, Malaysia’s NTV7 and Singapore’s okto have also snapped up season five along with the theatrical Winx Club movies.
Additional Winx Club renewals for all seasons include deals with Noga (Isreal), CroNova Tv (Croatia) and Canal Panda (Portugal). France’s Neomobile has also picked up the digital distribution rights for smartphones for Winx Club and the boy-skewing Huntik.
Rounding out the new deals, Spain’s Clan TVE and Belgium’s RTBF have picked up the girl-targeting fantasy series Mia and Me while Mexico’s Televisa has taken PopPixie and Megamax has acquired Huntik for Eastern Europe.