Monday, December 17, 2012

Nick Jr. UK Acquires Broadcast Rights For Bejuba! Entertainment's "Big Block SingSong"

According to the follow Nickelodeon UK News article from Kidscreen, Nickelodeon UK's preschool channel, Nick Jr. UK and Ireland, has picked up the television broadcast rights to Canadian boutique distributor Bejuba! Entertainment's 49 x two-minute animated preschool series "Big Block SingSong", and will air the shorts as musical interstitials inbetween programmes:
Disney Junior snaps up Big Block SingSong

Canadian boutique distributor Bejuba! Entertainment has sold 49 x two-minute preschool series Big Block SingSong to Disney Junior for the US, Australia, Japan and Spain.

The series, which stars block-like characters that sing topical, humorous songs, targets kids ages three and up and was also picked up by Nickelodeon UK. Nick Jr. UK will broadcast the shorts as musical interstitials.

Created and produced by Toronto-based Goddard/Brown, the short-form series is set to make its US debut on Disney Junior on Monday, January 21. Canadian pubcaster CBC first broadcast the series in that country in late August 2012.

The new deals come after Bejuba! secured a broadcasting deal with Disney Junior US in September to air preschool series The Hive from October 2012.

Tags: Bejuba! Entertainment, Big Block SingSong, Disney Junior, Goddard/Brown, Nick Jr.