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DIC Sweeps Up Int’l Sales With Teenage Witch Sabrina

DIC Ent. is sweeping up some big international sales with its TOTALLY SABRINA package of 90 half-hour episodes to broadcasters in the U.K., Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Canada.

The bewitching toon package features 65 episodes of the hit classic SABRINA: THE ANIMATED SERIES together with 26 half-hour episodes of the brand new animated series, SABRINAS SECRET LIFE, a co-production venture with Frances TF1, and French production house LST, which debuted at this years MIPCOM market.

Broadcasters set to air the TOTALLY SABRINA package include TF1, Irelands RTE, Super RTL in Germany, Italys Mediaset, Austrias ORF, Saran in Turkey, Alter in Greece, Spains regional stations FORTA, Brazils SBT, Noga in Israel and Canadas TELETOON. Additionally, Walt Disney Television International recently acquired SABRINAS SECRET LIFE and SABRINA: THE ANIMATED SERIES, to air on the Disney Channel in the U.K., Asia, Taiwan, Australia, France, Latin America including Brazil, the Middle East and Spain.

SABRINAS SECRET LIFE has been acquired by Polands Minimax, TV3 in Malaysia, GMTV in the UK, Switzerlands SSR and Mexicos Televisa while Cartoon Network in India plans to air SABRINA: THE ANIMATED SERIES.

We are thrilled with the worldwide success of this dynamic package, and we anticipate our broadcast partners to receive tremendous ratings given the global popularity of the Sabrina brand, said Pat Ryan, evp of intl sales and Leslie Nelson, co-head international sales & md of European operations. This unique package of programming offers viewers the classic episodes they have grown to love, as well as and an invigorated new series with fresh and exciting storylines and characters.

Burbank, California-based DIC (www.dicentertainment.com) with more than 3,000 half-hours of programming in its prolific library, ranked as the second largest library of American animation. DIC is a full service studio with production, development, distribution, home video, marketing and licensing departments.

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