Cartoonito will soon premier "Milo" in Latin America next Monday, 1st may. The award-winning show for preschoolers is a Fourth Wall and DeAPlaneta Entertainment coproduction. The Fourth Wall and DeAPlaneta Entertainment animated show premieres May 1 on Warner Bros. Discovery Latin America kids brand HBO Max, which previously streamed the show on-demand in LATAM.
"Milo" is now broadcast on four continents, airing in Spain on Clan TV, in the UK on Milkshake/Channel 5, in Portugal on RTP, in Poland on MiniMini+ and Pulse TV, in Italy on RAI YOYO, DeAJunior and TIM Vision, in Australia on ABC Kids, in Hungary on MTVA, in Switzerland on RSI, in the Baltic Countries on Kidzone, former Yugoslavia on Talent Show, in the Middle East on JimJam and Majid, in Russia on Ivi, Finland on YLE, Sweden on SVT and Czech Republic on Česká televise. The show was already available in LATAM on HBO Max, Warner’s SVOD platform, but including the property in Cartoonito’s offering connects the show with over 30 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean via a linear and subscription-based multi-territory channel. The title will also soon make its way to New Zealand on TVNZ, on Portugal (Canal Panda), Israel (Noga) and France (Gulli). This premier will further expand the show's global presence, following the roll out of the show in China via Mango TV.
The preschool television series produced by Fourth Wall and DeAPlaneta Entertainment. The production was supported by the British Government's Youth Content Fund, which is managed by the BFI and supports the creation of distinctive and quality content for young audiences. The fund aims to provide content that informs our understanding of the world, stimulate knowledge and learning, while representing diversity and alternative points of view. DeAPlaneta Entertainment owns and manages worldwide consumer products rights for the series.
"Milo" is continuing its global expansion with multiple licensing deals, covering several categories (fashion, publishing, educational games and toys, food, etc.) and territories (Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, UK, Ireland, Andorra, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, as well as Latin America and Spanish-speaking areas in the US). Furthermore, this year renowned brand Bandai will roll out the first ever MILO toy range, including soft toys, figurines and playsets, vehicles and electronic educational devices, among others. Since its launch in the UK on Channel 5’s kids’ channel Milkshake!, MILO has enjoyed high ratings and reached more than 6 million views on the official YouTube channel in English. MILO has also launched YouTube channels in another five languages (Spanish, LATAM Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese and Polish), which have accumulated 9.5 million views and 4.1 million individual viewers.
The animated series for preschool audiences involves Milo, Lofty and Lark. "Milo" uses role play to explore the wonderful world of vocations - from doctors and mechanics, to hairdressers, chefs and postal workers, introducing pre-schoolers to a variety of professions in a positive, fun way. The series’ underlying message is that all jobs are INCREDIBLE. The quality of the animation and relevance of its message helped MILO win the 2022 Best Children's series at the prestigious British Animation Awards, and Bronze at the New York Festivals TV & Film Awards.