19thDecember 2019: Distribution360 is pleased to announce today that it has secured several deals across territories in Asia for a wide range of its kids’ programming.
KTH in South Korea has acquired 504 episodes (various lengths) of Skyship Entertainment content, which includes Super Simple Songs, Super Simple Draw, Super Simple ABCs, Turn and Learn ABCs, Pratfall, Milo's Monster School Vlog, Finley's Factory, Mr Monkey, Monkey Mechanic, The Bumble Nums, Treetop Family, Carl's Carwash, Paper Puppet Playhouse, Pit Stop, and Sing Along with Tobee. This huge slate of live action and animated content features song and dance in learning-filled episodes, set in a wide range of worlds for young children to explore.
D360 has placed four titles with specialist kids channel Da Vinci. In the multi-award-winning seriesMathXplosion (50 x 3) - acquired by Da Vinci for nine Asian markets, including China and India - ‘mathemagician’ Eric Leclerc helps kids aged six to 11 foster a love of numbers in a fun, funny and approachable way, while in ScienceXplosion(45 x 3.5) – acquired for India - he shows the amazing ways that science can be found all around us. Both series are produced by GAPC Entertainment. Snapshots(6 x 30), winner of the 2018 International Emmy Kids Award for Best Non-Scripted Entertainment, will air in more than 30 Asian territories, including China, India, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea. Snapshotsis a fun photographic series from Forte Entertainment that challenges talented kids to take the best possible photo. Finally, Spellz (52 x 12), acquired for nine territories including Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and China, and also produced by GAPC Entertainment, sees world-famous magician Jay Sankey, and kid assistant Bridget Hall, reveal the inner workings of some spectacular magic tricks.
MathXplosionhas also been licensed to True Visions in Thailand and PCCW in Hong Kong and Macau. True Visions’ deal with D360 also includes 52 x 11 episodes of The Super Simple Showand 26 x 7 episodes of art show Super Simple Draw, while PCCW’s package also features Super Mighty Makers(13 x 30), a fabulous craft show for six to nine-year-olds, led by super-crafting host Bondini. Super Mighty Makersis produced by D360’s parent company, marblemedia, and sees a team of kid superheroes with special DIY powers set out to use these powers for good and create something useful to help make someone’s day.
Diane Rankin, Distribution360’s SVP rights, comments: “I am delighted to see so many of our recent kids’ titles find such great homes across Asia. Whether for pre-schoolers or older age groups, we purposely set out to fill our kids’ catalogue with distinctive shows that not only entertain and inform in new and exciting ways but that also have a sense of optimism about them. Super Mighty Makersis one such series as it shows kids having fun while also having a positive impact on people’s lives by making stuff that is helpful and useful to others”.