LONDON: Novermber 7, 2017 - Entertainment One (eOne) today announced that its hit preschool TV show, Peppa Pig, will be heading to Germany’s leading children’s broadcaster Super RTL.
The free to air broadcaster has acquired the rights of the global preschool phenomenon and Super RTL will be premiering brand new episodes of Series 7 never seen before in Germany from 1st March 2018.
Super RTL’s licensing division will be responsible for Peppa Pig’s licensing program in Germany focusing on assembling new partners, in addition to managing existing relationships with licensees in the territory.
XX from Super RTL said, “We’re extremely excited about the arrival of Peppa Pig on Super RTL. The show’s winning combination of humour, charm and relatable stories of everyday family life is sure to appeal to our preschool audience and we look forward to bringing Peppa Pig to homes across Germany next year.”
Monica Candiani, Head of International Sales at eOne Family said, “We’re delighted that Peppa Pig will be on air on the number 1 destination for kids in Germany and we look forward to Peppa joining their preschool line up.”
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Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.
Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, Reliance Entertainment, Alibaba Pictures and Universal Filmed Entertainment; newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.
The Company’s rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 100,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.