Nick Jr. picks up Guess How Much I Love YouAlso, from MuMbrella:
The 52 x 11-minute series, produced with Singapore's Scrawl Studios and Germany’s KI.KA, will launch on Nick Jr. in 2013. The series currently airs on Disney Junior (US), KI.KA (Germany), ABC4Kids (Australia), TV2 (Norway), Hop! (Israel), RTP (Portugal), Disney (Spain and Italy), ZAPP (Netherlands), TRT (Turkey), Mini Mini (Poland), VRT (Belgium), EESTI (Estonia), TFO and TVO (Canada) and YLE (Finland).
Guess How Much I Love You, based on the bestselling picture book by Sam McBratney and published by the Walker Books Group, features the love-themed seasonal adventures of Nutbrown Hare’s family and their friends.
Toronto, Canada-based CCI Entertainment holds the worldwide distribution and licensing rights in Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Africa.
Tags: CCI Entertainment, Guess How Much I Love You - The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare, Ireland, Ki.Ka, Nick Jr. UK, Sam McBratney, Scrawl Studios, SLR Productions
The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare picked up by Nick Jr UKAlso, from C21Media:
SLR Productions, one of Australia’s leading production houses specialising in children’s TV show has had its show Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare, a 52×11 minute series, picked up by CCI Entertainment and Nickelodeon UK.The announcement:CCI Entertainment is pleased to announce a partnership with Nickelodeon UK for preschool series GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU- The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare. The 52 x 11 minute series, from Australia’s SLR Productions, Germany’s KI.KA and Singapore’s Scrawl Studios will launch on Nick Jr. in The UK and Ireland.Source: SLR Productions
“A beautiful interpretation of the popular book series, GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare, is a fantastic property that has a warmth and charm that we love,” said Tim Patterson, VP Scheduling Director, Nickelodeon UK. “The success of the show in other territories is testament to the great work achieved by everyone involved and we look forward to working closely with SLR Productions and CCI to launch this beguiling property on Nick Jr.”
“Nick Jr. is a terrific home for this series in the UK and Ireland” said Jill Keenleyside EVP at CCI Entertainment. “We are delighted to be working with them once again, on such a charming and beautiful classic property.”
“I am thrilled to see the continued acquisition of GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare for countries across the globe. It has become a much-loved and treasured series by parents and preschoolers in countries where it has already gone to air and I know its broadcast on Nick Jr. will have just the same success” said Executive Producer and CEO of SLR Productions, Suzanne Ryan.
The series continues to air on Disney Junior US, KI.KA Germany, ABC4Kids Australia, TV2 Norway, Hop! Israel, RTP Portugal, Disney Spain & Italy, ZAPP Netherlands, TRT Turkey, Mini Mini Poland, VRT Belgium and EESTI Estonia, TFO and TVO Canada and YLE Finland.
GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare keeps love as the major theme and each adventure in the series has a particular season as its backdrop, the wildflowers of Spring, the long, lazy days of Summer, the brilliant colours of Autumn or the frozen landscape of Winter.
The animated preschool series is the first time the bestselling picture book, GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU™, has been adapted into a television show. The series relates the adventures of the Nutbrown Hares family and their friends with the same endearing simplicity and love that has made the book a timeless classic.
The picture book, written by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram and published by the Walker Books Group, has become an international publishing phenomenon, selling more than 28 million copies worldwide.
UK, Ireland feel the Love
Children's channel Nick Jr has picked up a German-Australian preschool animated coproduction to air in the UK and Ireland.
Guess How Much I Love You – The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare (52x11′) is coproduced by Australia's SLR Productions, German kidsnet KiKa and Scrawl Studios in Singapore.
The series, based on the book by Sam McBratney in which a father and son attempt to measure how much they love each other, has previously been sold to networks including Disney Channel in Australia and New Zealand; ABC (Australia); TFO and Knowledge (Canada); and SVT (Sweden).
Tim Patterson, VP and scheduling director at Nickelodeon UK, said the cartoon was a “beguiling property with a warmth and charm that we love.”
Canada's CCI Entertainment holds worldwide distribution rights.
GENRES: Animation, Children's
SHOWS: Guess How Much I Love You
PEOPLE: Tim Patterson
COMPANIES: Nick UK, Nickelodeon
COUNTRIES: Australia, Canada, Germany, Singapore, UK