DISCOVERY KIDS PICKS UP PORTFOLIO'S "HERO ELEMENTARY" FOR LATIN AMERICA

Aimed at kids aged 4-7, the distributor has also recently closed deals with TVB (Hong Kong), City Saskatchewan (Canada) and the American Forces Radio and Television Service for all offshore US Military Bases.

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"Hero Elementary"

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Portfolio Entertainment’s Distribution Division has secured a new round of global sales for its action-packed animated series "Hero Elementary". Leading the pack is Discovery Kids Latin America, which has acquired all 40 episodes. Aimed at kids aged 4-7, Portfolio has also recently closed deals with TVB (Hong Kong), City Saskatchewan (Canada) and the American Forces Radio and Television Service for all offshore US Military Bases. "Hero Elementary" will also be heading to MIPTV as part of Portfolio’s slate of new and established titles available at the market.

"Hero Elementary" currently airs in a host of international territories with broadcast partners including: PBS Kids (US), Discovery Inc. (MENA), Minika (Turkey), YLE (Finland) and KAN (Israel). British Columbia’s Knowledge Network and Ontario’s TVO have acquired rights in Canada.

“We are delighted that 'Hero Elementary' has found a home at Discovery Kids Latin America, a network with an outstanding parent stamp of approval,” said Donnie MacIntyre, Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Portfolio Entertainment. “We are confident that young Latam viewers will love the exciting action and side-splitting hijinks of our super team of aspiring kid heroes.”

"Hero Elementary" (40x22’ or 80x11’) follows the pupils of the titular institution - but it’s no ordinary school. It’s where kids with superpowers learn how to use their unique gifts.

We are confident that young Latam viewers will love the exciting action and side-splitting hijinks of our super team of aspiring kid heroes” Donnie MacIntyre Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Portfolio Entertainment