Partnership between Nelvana and Universal Kids’ Sprout channel brings seasons one and two of the adventurous animated Series to viewers Across the U.S..
TORONTO, CANADA -- Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has inked a broadcast deal with Sprout, the pre-school destination within NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s Universal Kids network, to bring its original series Ranger Rob to viewers across the U.S. The animated series’ first and second seasons, totaling 40 episodes, began airing July 8, 2017 on Sprout.
“We are thrilled to work with leading broadcaster Sprout and bring the wonder of Ranger Rob to audiences in the U.S.,” said Pam Westman, Head, Nelvana Enterprises. “The series is all about igniting a sense of adventure and curiosity in kids, and we are delighted to share Ranger Rob’s adventures to a new set of fans and encourage even more kids to explore and discover the world around them.”
Through its Winter and Spring 2017 seasons, the series ranked #3 on Corus’ Treehouse network in Canada for boys 2–5 and 2–11, and is a top-ranking series in additional territories such as TF1 in France, Super RTL in Germany, Disney Channel in Australia, Nickelodeon in Italy, Canal Panda in Portugal, YLE/TV2 in Finland, and HOP in Israel.
Ranger Rob follows ranger-in-training Rob around the Big Sky Park, the coolest natural adventure park imaginable, as he ziplines, swings and snowboards to discover all that the park has to offer. Big Sky Park is a one-of-a kind place with every kind of environment within its borders, and each episode it takes viewers on a new adventure, cultivating the spirit of exploration and curiosity, and inspiring kids to get outside to play and discover.
The series airs Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. ET, and Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 a.m. ET on Sprout in the U.S. In addition, Ranger Rob airs daily at 7:50 a.m., 1:45 p.m., 6:25 p.m. and 7:43 p.m. ET and from Monday to Friday at 3:45 p.m. ET on Treehouse in Canada.