Coming off of MIPCOM, “Bolts & Blip” has secured two new broadcast partners for the Benelux and Polish territories.
Coming off of MIPCOM, Bolts & Blip has secured two new broadcast partners for the Benelux and Polish territories. Netherlands based Sub-Distributor KidsPlant Distribution, sealed the deal for Benelux where the ToonBox/Redrover Co., Ltd produced show will air on Nickelodeon commencing in the New Year.
Robbert Ladan of KidsPlant stated, “We are very proud to have found a home for our brave two Robot heroes at Nickelodeon in Benelux.”
Continuing its S3D success, ToonBox and Redrover Co., Ltd, also closed a deal with Poland’s Canal + stereoscopic network and will be broadcasted this spring and on its sister network teleTOON+ for regular broadcast starting this February.
“I’m extremely glad that Bolts & Blip will be broadcasted on teleTOON+ in February 2013. I deeply believe that this modern animated series about a world of robots and heroes that are loved by children, will win viewers’ hearts,” said Marta Szwakopf, Channel Director MiniMini+/teleTOON+/HYPER+. “Our television provides youngsters with high quality animation series and we believe Bolts & Blip will fit in perfectly with our 2013 line up.” she added.
Considered one of the world’s first stereoscopic animated series, Bolts & Blip has gone on to air in more than 70 territories on traditional and S3D channels including 3net (US), BSkyB (UK), and Skylife (Korea).
The brand has also successfully diversified into the digital apps space with two apps currently available for iOS mobile devices on the App Store – Exploring the Solar System and Bolts and Blip – Quest of the Battle-Bots.
The series follows the adventures of two best robot friends who find themselves in over their heads after being suddenly drafted into the Lunar League of Robotic Sports.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.