ZAG HEROEZ ‘Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir’ wins Choice Animated TV Show at 2018 Teen Choice Awards.
SANTA MONICA, CA -- Global independent animation studio ZAG won the Choice Animated TV Show Award at the recent 20th Teen Choice Awards for its globally popular TV series ZAG HEROEZ Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, winning more votes than series such as Family Guy, Rick and Morty and The Simpsons. Winners of the Teen Choice Awards are selected by teens across the U.S. who hold the voting power to select their favorite movies, TV shows, video games, music and animated series among others.
“We are so thrilled that Miraculous has been chosen by fan vote as Choice Animated TV Show,” commented ZAG CEO and founder Jeremy Zag. “I want to give a special thank you to my magical teams and incredible partners in Europe, USA, LatAm and Asia. We couldn’t have made it without their support. Most importantly, special big love to the best fan base in the world!!!”
The Teen Choice Award complements numerous industry awards for the brand, including Best License of the Year and Best Entertainment Property at Spain’s 15th Licencias de Actualidad awards (2018); “Best Kids Brand” at the Italian Licensing Awards (2018); “Kid’s Brand of the Year” by ABRAL (Brazilian Licensing Association, 2017); and won Spain’s Chupete de Oro 2017 Award for the “Best Kids Character” (2017). Miraculous was created by ZAG/Zagtoon in collaboration with Method Animation.
Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir airs in over 120 countries worldwide, regularly scoring number-one rankings and lifting overall network ratings with key broadcast partners such as NETFLIX and KidsClickTV in the USA, Disney EMEA & Latin America, France’s TF1, UK’s POP, Italy’s Super! And Brazil’s Gloob!
With 130 episodes and counting, the 22-minute Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir follows the adventures of two seemingly typical teens with secret identities, Marinette and Adrien, who transform into superheroes, Ladybug and Cat Noir, when evil threatens Paris, their beloved City of Lights.
Seasons two and three of Miraculous - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir are co-produced by Zagtoon, France’s Method Animation, South Korea’s SamG Animation, SK Broadband, Japan’s Toei Animation and Italy’s DeAgostini Editore S.P.A., in collaboration with Disney Channel EMEA, French broadcaster TF1, Brazil’s Globosat and AB. The series is distributed internationally by PGS Entertainment, Groupe AB, Zagtoon, Method, and SamG Animation.