Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana, one of the world’s leading international producers and distributors of children’s animated and live-action content, has completed deals for 78 half hours of programming with Cartoon Network Latin America.
“We’re delighted to continue our valuable relationship with Cartoon Network Latin America,” said Jerry Diaz, Vice President of Sales for Nelvana. “The fact that they have acquired additional seasons of these programs shows the strength of our portfolio of new animated comedies.”
Cartoon Network Latin America has purchased new seasons of the following series:
Sidekick (Season 3) – Sidekick is an action-packed animated comedy about a superhero sidekick who – having zero interest in fulfilling his sidekick duties – goes from second fiddle to first string when his boss goes missing.
Scaredy Squirrel (Season 2) – Based on the title character from the award winning books by Melanie Watt, Scaredy Squirrel is an animated comedy series that follows Scaredy, a lovable and creative hero with many idiosyncrasies and quirks, as he tackles life’s daily challenges in a world where fun rules.
Detentionaire (Season 2) – The series is the story of teenager Lee Ping, who is falsely accused of pulling the biggest, baddest prank in high school history, and receives a full year of detention as punishment. Determined to prove his innocence, Lee escapes detention every day and infiltrates different social cliques in an attempt to find the true culprit.
Nelvana is a world-leading international producer and distributor of children’s animated and live-action content. Nelvana produces a stable of award-winning and globally renowned brands that focus on comedies, preschool and boys action series and ancillary consumer products programs. Nelvana’s content airs on Corus Entertainment’s kids channels in Canada and in over 160 countries around the world. The Nelvana library has well over 3,800 episodes of programming and has received over 70 major international program awards including Emmys® and Geminis. Visit the Nelvana website at www.nelvana.com.
About Cartoon Network Latin America
Cartoon Network Latin America, a Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. 24-hour pay TV network, features the best characters in cartoon and live-action settings, including series, movies, and video games through a multiplicity of platforms such as TV, internet, live events, licensed products, and mobile media. The channel is home to the largest cartoon library including award-winning original programming such as Adventure Time with Finn & Jake, Regular Show, Ben 10, Ben 10: Alien Force, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Ben 10: Omniverse, The Amazing World of Gumball, and The Powerpuff Girls. The network has also developed several hours of original local content in Latin America, premiering titles such as the comedy live-action show La CQ, a co-production with Televisa International, and new episodes of the animated series Monica’s Gang, produced in Brazil with Mauricio de Sousa Produções. Cartoon Network launched on April 30, 1993 and is broadcast in over 52 million households in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
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Publicist, Corus Entertainment