Nick nabs Pocoyo for UK
UK children’s channel Nick Jr has licensed all three seasons of Zinkia's popular animated series Pocoyo.
The deal includes the new season, dubbed Let’s Go Pocoyo (52x7′), which will debut in the UK on the channel this fall with linear simulcast for other platforms planned, including the Nickelodeon subscription video-on-demand service.
The series, which is sold by Spain-based Zinkia’s majority-owned distribution firm Cake to most of the global market, already airs on Nick Jr in the US daily in half-hour timeslots.
GENRES: Animation, Children's
COMPANIES: Cake, Nickelodeon, Zinkia
SECTIONS: C21 Kids
COUNTRIES: Spain, UK
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Nick Jr. UK And Ireland Acquires The Rights To The First Three Seasons Of The Popular Animated Preschool Series "Pocoyo"
According to this Nickelodeon UK News article on C21Media, Nickelodeon UK and Ireland have picked up the UK broadcast rights to the first three series of the popular preschool animated series "Pocoyo", which Nickelodeon UK will premiere on their preschool channel, Nick Jr. Channel UK and Ireland, during Autumn 2012 as part of 'Autumn On Nick Jr. 2012':