Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Nickelodeon Acquires Multi-Territory Pay-TV Rights For French Studio Millimages' Preschool Animated Series "Louie"

From C21Media:
Louie lands on Nick Jr


Viacom-owned Nickelodeon has taken on multi-territory pay-TV rights to French studio Millimages’ preschool cartoon Louie.

Nick Jr will broadcast the three-season series across Europe (excluding the UK and France), Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America later this year.

The show already airs on channels such as CBeebies in the UK, Super RTL in Germany and ABC in Australia. Two special episodes totaling 22 minutes are currently in production.

Jesse Whittock

GENRES: Animation, Children's

SHOWS: Louie

COMPANIES: Millimages, Nickelodeon


COUNTRIES: Africa, Asia, Europe, France, Latin America, Middle East, UK
Also, from Kidscreen:
Louie gets multi-territory Nickelodeon deal

Paris-based prodco Millimages has inked a multi-territory deal with Nickelodeon for its drawing-themed preschool series Louie.

Nickelodeon has snapped up pay-TV rights for Nick Jr. in Europe (excluding the UK and France), Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America, and will air the series this year.

The latest deal adds to a growing list of broadcasters (CBeebies UK, France 5, SuperRTL Germany, ABC Australia) that have acquired the series, which is now in its third season and has accumulated 117 episodes.

The IP also has a licensing program in France, agents in Europe and Asia, and a new digital presence with an iPad app that debuted in June 2011. Two 22-minute TV specials are also in production.

Tags: Europe, Louie, Millimages, Nick Jr., Nickelodeon