Everything’s Rosie Packs Bags For New Global Destinations
Created 12/01/2011 - 10:04
files/pictures/picture-35.jpgPress Release from V&S Entertainment
London, 1st December 2011 – V&S Entertainment, a leading UK independent children’s media company, has secured a host of new international deals for its best-selling HD CGI pre-school animated series Everything’s Rosie, it was announced today by Managing Director Vickie Corner.
Following the highly anticipated third series launch at MIPCOM, the global roll out of Everything’s Rosie continues as DeAKids, the Italian digital childrens’ television channel has signed series one and plans to start airing Rosie from Monday to Friday at 16:30 from January 2012. In addition, Switzerland’s Italian-speaking network RTSI has now acquired the second series.
Massimo Bruno, Head of TV Channels at De Agostini commented, "Everything's Rosie is a great addition to our programming slate targeting 4 to 7 year old kids. With her optimism and passion for discovery, Rosie is a positive model for our audience, and her curious attitude towards everyday challenges fits DeAKids "I-do-tainment" positioning perfectly well. We are confident that Rosie will be a big success on DeAKids as it already is in all the countries where it has been sold."
Everything’s Rosie is also gaining traction in new territories and will make its debut in Asia as TK-L Media Corporation in Vietnam sign the first series to air on free terrestrial channel HTV in 2012 and PBS acquire series one for Thailand.
These new deals add to recently announced acquisitions which will see the top-rating pre-school show airing in more than 150 territories worldwide, broadcasting on France Television; RTVE, Spain; V-Me, the number one Hispanic speaking channel in the USA; Canal Panda, Portugal; TV2, Norway; Hop TV, Israel and a multiple territory deal with BBC Worldwide.
The latest third series of Everything’s Rosie takes the total number of episodes available to 78, continuing the imaginative adventures of the vibrant Rosie, her best friend Raggles and a cast of colourful characters in a world full of fun, play and learning.
Vickie Corner added, “The universal values of the series embodying friendship, community and adventure, are translating to countries worldwide. At MIPCOM, we were delighted that Rosie attracted so many more first class broadcasters from around the globe and further extended the series international footprint”
Inspiring and imaginative, with first class production values, Everything’s Rosie is an outstanding HD CGI animated pre-school series, packed with laughter, discovery and timeless life lessons. Positive, bright and engaging, the series follows Rosie and her best friend Raggles, together with a colourful cast of characters, as they embark on exciting adventures, and discover the meaning of true friendship. Rosie’s world is set in a contemporary, safe and playful environment which blends ultra-modern design with eco-friendly themes. Stimulating, educating and entertaining in equal measure, with strong appeal to girls and boys aged 3 to 6 years, Everything’s Rosie (78 x 11’) is produced and distributed worldwide by V&S Entertainment.
About V&S Entertainment
V&S Entertainment Ltd is a leading UK independent children's TV production and distribution company. The company produces, co-produces, acquires and distributes children's programming throughout the world.
Everything’s Rosie, the hit HD CGI animated series for pre-school children, has been acquired by more than 150 broadcasters throughout the world. Everything's Rosie (52 x 11’) is produced with the support of the MEDIA Programme of the European Union.
In addition to its own production Everything's Rosie, the V&S Entertainment catalogue includes Blanche (26 x 6') and Ebb & Flo (26 x 5'), both of which are European productions produced in association with V&S Entertainment. Other titles include cult classic Batfink (100 x 5'), crime-fighting comedy Sergeant Stripes (26 x 10') and the quintessentially English stop-motion CBeebies series, Summerton Mill (26 x 5') and the legendary cartoon strip, Fred Basset who is soon to celebrate his 50th Anniversary.