Leading European production and distribution company Millimages has secured a far-reaching multi-territory deal with Nickelodeon for its highly successful pre-school show “Louie.”
Press release from Millimages:
Paris, France --
Leading European production and distribution company Millimages has secured a far-reaching multi-territory deal with Nickelodeon for its highly successful pre-school show Louie.
Nickelodeon has picked up Pay TV rights to the show for Nick Jr. in Europe (excluding the UK and France), Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America and will air the show this year.
John Reynolds, Group Commercial Director at Milliages adds: “Louie continues to be one of our key properties and remains a show that is much-loved globally. We are thrilled that Nickelodeon has shown to Louie and that it will now been seen by new audiences around the world.”
With three seasons and 117 episodes, Louie is produced by Millimages and airs on numerous key international terrestrial broadcasters including CBeebies in the UK, France 5, SuperRTL Germany and ABC Australia. It also has an extensive licensing programme in France and agents in Europe and Asia; an iPad application launched in June 2011 and two special episodes (2x22') are currently in production.
Hey little one! Have you ever dreamed of exploring an island or travelling to the moon? Do you want to race cars and horses or to talk to a friendly bear? Or maybe you just need to hide from the rain? No problem! Louie is here! And with the help of Yoko, they will draw many exciting things for you to discover, right before your very eyes: a house, an aeroplane, a kangaroo, a rocket and even an elephant! What is better, you can learn to be a master artist yourself!
Millimages holds all international TV and licensing and merchandising rights to the property.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.