Banijay Group’s Zodiak Kids has secured a raft of global broadcast and SVOD deals for Novel Entertainment’s hit animated series ‘Horrid Henry’.
Turner Broadcasting Asia has renewed seasons 1-4 for Asia Pacific while Netflix is further committing to the first 52 episodes for North America, France, Australia, and New Zealand.
Media Corporation Singapore will air season 4, TG4 Ireland has picked up seasons 3 and 4, ERT Greece has renewed season 1 and Pop Slovenia has committed to further air dates for seasons 1-3. All existing episodes are also available to view through iTunes in the UK.
Novel’s four-time BAFTA-nominated TV series is one of the biggest children’s animated shows ever in the UK. The brand has been extended to include film, stage, radio and online extensions as well as being at the heart of a successful licensing and merchandising programme.
To date, Zodiak Kids has sold the series to over 90 territories with broadcasters on board across the globe including ABC Australia, RTE Eire, Mediacorp Singapore, Gulli France, NRK Norway, Hulu US, SVT Sweden, YLE Finland, RTP Portugal, TVP1 in Poland, and Al Jazeerah Middle East.
The digital arena is a huge area of growth for Horrid Henry. The show is available through Netflix in the UK and on both Hulu and Netflix in the US and there are a number of Horrid Henry episodes available on iTunes.
The dedicated Horrid Henry website is exponentially growing in popularity, with over 1.8 million users making more than 12 million visits.
Novel Entertainment was founded in 2001. The company specializes in the creation and development of successful children’s character brands across a wide array of media.
Zodiak Kids is a global independent leader in kid’s entertainment, combining Banijay Group’s dedicated kids’ production company, consumer products, digital and TV sales division.