Little Airplane Productions announces a series of deals for its Small Potatoes franchise.
Little Airplane Productions has announced a series of deals for its Small Potatoes franchise which will see the smash hit animated entertainment film Meet the Small Potatoes air on Disney Junior Australia and the Small Potatoes TV series on free-to-air channel Once in Mexico.
Meet the Small Potatoes is an animated Rock Mockumentarystarring the four popular singing spuds alongside the voice of legendary British actor Malcolm McDowell (Entourage, Clockwork Orange) as Lester Koop, the band’s manager. The film was screened theatrically in Los Angeles, Boston and New York and premiered on Disney Junior in the US and is due to premiere on Disney Junior in Japan later this year. The Small Potatoes TV series continues to delight 3 to 6 year olds around the world and is now available in 24 countries including Disney Junior in the US and CBeebies in the UK.
The multi-platform property also features a dynamic international presence online where the extremely active Small Potatoes Facebook page has already achieved in excess of 1.7 million likes.
"We are thrilled that the Small Potatoes are continuing to grow and thrive in so many international markets," says President of Little Airplane Productions, Josh Selig. "Our intention was always to create a global brand that was as strong in social media as it was on broadcast television. We always knew it would happen, we just didn't expect it to happen this fast."
These latest deals follow Little Airplane Productions recent announcement that they had signed Jada Toys as the Global Master Toy Partner (excluding China and South Korea) for the brand.
Source: Little Airplane Productions
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.