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Jetpack Inks Deals to Distribute Large Animated Show Library Across Europe

Global kids and family content distributor bringing 760 half hours of character-driven, animated and mixed content to broadcast partners such as UK’s BBC Children, Norway’s NRK, IFC Media in the Czech Republic and TV Joj in Slovakia.

Jetpack Distribution announced deals with 12 broadcast partners across Europe to bring 760 half hours of character-driven, animated, and mixed content shows from its catalog, including a broad range of TV series across all genres and age groups, to the following:

  • The UK’s BBC Children has acquired VOD and TV rights for Spookiz The Movie and Oswaldo Season 1.
  • The UK’s Sky has acquired Critters TV's VOD and TV rights.
  • Denmark’s DR has acquired the VOD rights for Welcome to Cardboard City Seasons 1 and 2, the VOD and free TV rights for Chuggington Season 6, and VOD rights for Ladybird & Bee Seasons 1 and 2.
  • Norway’s NRK has renewed the rights for (Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! Season 1, My Petsaurus Season 1 and 2, and acquired VOD and TV rights for Welcome to Cardboard City.
  • IFC Media in the Czech Republic and Slovakia has bought pay TV rights for Chuggington Seasons 2-5, Kazoops, Mighty Little Bheem, My Petsaurus Seasons 1-5, and Spookiz (4 seasons).
  • TV2 in Hungary has paid for TV and VOD rights for Emmy and Gooroo Season 1, Kitty Is Not a Cat Season 1, Ladybird & Bee Season 1, Wolf Seasons 1, Mighty Little Bheem, Spookley and the Christmas Kittens, and Spookley the Square Pumpkin.
  • SIC (Sociedade Independente de Comunicação) in Portugal has acquired pay TV rights for Mechamato Season 1.
  • Finland’s YLE has picked up the rights for Ladybird & Bee Season 1
  • AMCNI CNE in Central & Northern Europe has bought the VOD and TV rights for Marsupilami Seasons 1-3 and Oswaldo for Minimax.
  • TV Joj in Slovakia has picked up the TV and VOD rights for Critters TV Season 1, The Moe Show Seasons 1-4, Spookiz and Mechamato Season 1.
  • Germany’s Studio Hamburg Enterprises GmbH has bought the TV and VOD rights for The Sisters Season 2).
  • The Baltic Kidzone TV has paid for Hungarian VOD rights for Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! Seasons 1 and 2, Eliot Kid Seasons 1 and 2, Wolf Seasons 1 and 2, and Kitty is Not a Cat Season 1.
  • Latvia’s LTV has picked up the rights for Chuggington Season 1 and the movie Yoko and His Friends.

Jetpack Distribution CEO Dominic Gardiner said, “These recent deals are a true testament to the strength of the catalog and our creator partners; and that we have such a variety of content. We’re hugely privileged to be doing deals with such a brilliant bunch of broadcast partners across Europe, and around the world.”

Source: Jetpack Distribution

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.