Turkish children's network Minika acquires seasons one and two of V&S Entertainment’s animated preschool series, Everything’s Rosie.
London, UK --
Leading Turkish children’s network Minika has acquired Series One and Two (52x11’) of global hit pre-school animation Everything’s Rosie produced and distributed by UK based V&S Entertainment. Rosie and her friends are set to appear on Turkish television screens when the series is broadcast on free-to-air children’s TV channel, Minika Cocuk.
The agreement grants rights for free TV via cable, satellite and terrestrial including catch up: pay TV, simulcast rights via IPTV, mobile TV, web TV and internet. Everything’s Rosie will be available in Turkish and English for the territory. In addition, a local language microsite will complement the series alongside a range of Rosie themed games, wallpapers and screensavers.
Co-produced with JCC, Everything’s Rosie will be broadcast on the pre-school-focused channel Minika Cocuk everyday for the first year of this significant four year agreement.
This deal further expands the rapidly growing international broadcast footprint for Everything’s Rosie, which is now on air in excess of 160 countries - and broadens Rosie’s reach in the EMEA region as her popularity continues to build.
Mahmut Ipsirli, General Manager of Minika Kids Network stated: “The acquisition of Everything’s Rosie enables Minika to fulfill its mission to provide the best kids content and also strengthens Minika´s position as the leading children’s network.”
Vickie Corner, Managing Director at V&S Entertainment, added, “We’re delighted that Everything’s Rosie is now set to air in Turkey as Minika Cocuk joins our line-up of international broadcast partners. We’ve had a fantastic response to the series across all the markets in which it now airs. The strong storylines and outstanding CGI bring Rosie and her friends to life and resonates so well with pre-school children all around the world. We are so pleased Rosie is now set to make her mark in this exotic territory.”
Source: V&S Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.