PGS announces global deals for the second season of the animated series Iron Man: Armored Adventures.
Paris, France -- Following the global success of Marvel’s Iron Man live action theatrical film franchise, PGS Entertainment announced brisk sales for the animated series Iron Man: Armored Adventures. Produced by Marvel Entertainment, Method Animation and DQ Entertainment, commissioned by France Télévisions, the second season of Iron Man: Armored Adventures has been sold to broadcasters in Europe, Middle East, US and Latin America.
“We have had a tremendous response to this franchise,” noted Philippe Soutter, President and CEO, PGS Entertainment. “Season I has already been sold in over 180 territories -- many of which have come back for Season II. The ground swell created by the movie trilogy is, of course, fueling interest and ratings, but the animated series stands on its own. The production budget is the highest ever for an animated Super Hero series and it shows.”
Latest acquisitions of Iron Man: Armored Adventures, Season II (26 X 30’) include RTBF (French-speaking Belgium), RTS (French-speaking Switzerland), Rai Gulp (Italy), Nickelodeon (Italian-speaking territories), Televisio de Catalunya (Spain), Prava I Prevodi (Serbia), Zoom (Israel), Televisa (Mexico), UCV Televisión (Chile), VIP 2000 (Ecuador) and TV5 Monde (worldwide). The show has been acquired by Disney XD for Europe and Middle East and is airing on Nicktoons in the US.
Marvel’s Iron Man: Armored Adventures follows Tony Stark, teen inventor and heir to the billion-dollar corporation Stark International, as he battles the enemies of world peace with his high-tech armor. After losing his father in a tragic plane accident, Tony now uses his suit of invincible armor to protect those who would also fall prey to tragedy, corruption and conspiracy. With help from his friends Rhodey and Pepper Potts, Tony’s adventures as Iron Man are nonstop high-octane action.
Source: PGS Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.