Press Release from Nelvana
(October 30, 2009 - Toronto, Canada) - Nelvana Enterprises has completed a broadcast sales deal with Germany's KI.KA for its shows PEARLIE and JANE AND THE DRAGON.
KI.KA has purchased 26 episodes of PEARLIE, co-produced with Australia's Sticky Pictures, about a fairy less than two inches high who is small in stature but big on glamour and full of style. The series will air weekdays at 1:35 p.m. CET starting Monday, November 2.
Also on tap are 26 episodes of JANE AND THE DRAGON, a series co-produced with Weta Productions Ltd. of New Zealand, about the adventures of a 13-year-old girl who is a Knight in Training in Medieval times and her best friend, a giant green dragon. KI.KA will air the series weekdays at 5:15 p.m. CET starting Wednesday, November 18.
About Nelvana Enterprises
Nelvana Enterprises is owned by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company. Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional assets in pay television, advertising services, television broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. The company's multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, W Network, CosmoTV, VIVA, Movie Central, HBO Canada, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW, CKOI and Q107.
Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York (CJR) exchanges. Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com  <http://www.corusent.com/> . About KI.KA KI.KA - Der Kinderkanal is the German public children's channel of ARD and ZDF. www.kika.de