Fremantlemedia Kids & Family Entertainment announces major distribution and licensing deal with German kids network Super RTL for new pre-school property ‘Kate & Mim-Mim.’
London – FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment today announced that new pre-school propertyKate & Mim-Mim (52 x 11’) has been sold to Super RTL in Germany in a significant deal, which will see the animated series air on the channel later this year. In addition, the broadcaster will represent the licensing and home entertainment rights for the series.
The CG animated series will soon be making its screen debut on CBeebies in the UK and on BBC Kids and the Knowledge Network in Canada this autumn, with Super RTL planning to air the series later on in the year. Aimed at 2-5 year olds, Kate & Mim-Mimfollows the adventures of Kate, a feisty little girl who, together with her toy rabbit Mim-Mim, travels to the fantasy world of Mimiloo where Mim-Mim comes alive as a larger-than-life playmate. In each episode, Kate and Mim-Mim and their group of loveable fantastical friends discover exciting new places and set off on adventures, all in the hope of solving a puzzling problem Kate has encountered in the real world.
Rick Glankler EVP/General Manager FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment said: “The combination of appearing on the most popular children’s broadcast TV platform coupled with Super RTL’s licensing expertise means they are the perfect partner to help us successfully launch our newest franchise into Europe’s biggest market.”
“We are really looking forward to taking our little viewers on the adventurous journey to Mimiloo together with the lovable Kate and her purple friend Mim-Mim. With its imaginative world, Kate & Mim-Mim is a perfect fit for our “Toggolino” pre-school line-up in the morning. We are also looking forward to working with FremantleMedia on the licensing and exploring the various possibilities this new series offers.” says Carsten Göttel, SUPER RTL’s Program Director.
Created by the award-winning husband and wife team Scott and Julie Stewart, Kate & Mim-Mim is produced and developed by Nerd Corps Entertainment. FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment holds the exclusive worldwide TV distribution and licensing rights to the property outside of Canada.
Source: Fremantlemedia Kids & Family Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.