24 NOV 2021

Jetpack Shows signs 14 animated content deals with broadcasters worldwide

The global kids and family content distributor secured agreements with Kidzone TV across Africa and the Baltics, Pop, NRK, Discovery Italy, HBO Max, and Toon Google, among various other platforms.

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Jetpack Distribution recently sealed 14 new global deals with video-on-demand (VOD) and linear platforms around the world. The deals secure a total of 964 hours of TV series from its slate of content aimed at kids.“It’s hugely inspiring to cement deals with such a strong selection of networks. Our content library has broadened significantly in recent times with multiple shows that work for different age groups, cultures and networks," Dominic Gardiner, CEO of Jetpack said.

The European networks that are collaborating with the distributor for the popular animated titles include Discovery Italy, which bought both linear and SVOD rights for seasons one and three of pre-school animation "Yoko," as well as C+ in France, which renewed the PTV and SVOD rights for "Talking Tom & Friends" and "Kitty is Not a Cat." Kidzone TV (across the Baltics, Middle East and North Africa) is taking pay TV and SVOD rights for "Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed!" season one and pay TV rights for "Kazoops, The Sisters" season two, "Talking Tom & Friend"s seasons one to three, "Talking Tom Heroes" and "Talking Tom Minis." Minimax has bought pay TV and VOD rights across Central Eastern Europe for Oswaldo, and Marsupilami s easons one, two and  three, while JimJam acquired Pay TV and VOD rights for Daisy & Ollie seasons three and four for their pan-Europe feed.

UK's Pop has acquired the free-to-air and FVOD rights for "Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty." NRK in Norway is taking the free-to-air and FVOD rights for "Welcome to Cardboard City." HBO Max in Latin America has acquired the SVOD rights for "Chuggington S6," "Talking Tom & Friends" seasons four and five, "Talking Tom Heroes" and "Talking Tom Minis" seasons one to four.
Semillitas pay TV Channel and SVOD services in US, Central America and Caribbean ‘Flix Latino’ and ‘Pinguinitos’ has picked up the rights for Chuggington, seasons two and three. 
Lingopie, educational app for language learning based on TV content to learn languages has taken the rights for The Sisters season one and Wolf season one in German and Italian, "Talking Tom and Friends" in Italian.

Toon Goggles in the UK, USA and Canada has bought the AVOD and SVOD rights for "Boj, Daisy and Ollie" seasons one and two, "Emmy & GooRoo," "Kitty is Not a Cat," "My Petsaurus" seasons one and two, "Talking Tom & Friends" seasons four and five and Yoko season one. Tet Sia in Latvia is taking the SVOD rights for Talking Tom & Friends seasons three to five and Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! seasons one and two  Kartoon Channel in the USA and Canada have bought the AVOD and SVOD rights for Boj, Kitty is Not a Cat season two and Yoko season one. 
Indonesia’s Mola TV has bought the SVOD rights for Emmy and GooRoo seasons one and two and is renewing Wolf seasons one and two. “We see – more than ever – the growing demand for VOD content and these deals demonstrate the proliferation of opportunities for content producers and distributors in this area. They also reflect the ever-evolving consumption habits of viewers worldwide." Gardiner continued.

It’s hugely inspiring to cement deals with such a strong selection of networks. Our content library has broadened significantly in recent times with multiple shows that work for different age groups, cultures and networks.” Dominic Gardiner CEO, etpack