KI.KA Wants Its EM.TV
At MIPCOM, EM.TV & Merchandising AG concluded a comprehensive deal with the childrens channel KI.KA that sees the German public broadcaster acquiring at least 300 half-hours of children's and youth programming from EM.TV, for broadcast on the jointly owned ARD-ZDF channel. Under the terms of the deal, KI.KA will receive the first free-TV broadcasting rights for all new shows, which will include POOCHINI, MOMO and WHAT ABOUT MIMI? EM.TV also announced it has signed on as a co-production partner for a ZDF animated co-production currently in development with France's Alphanim, Happy Life of Sweden and Canada's Cinar. CREEP SCHOOL, a 26-episode animated series, is set to broadcast on Teletoon (Canada), France 3 and ZDF in Germany.