1001 Nights Gets New Broadcast Deals
Vancouver-based indie animation studio Big Bad Boo is having a really good 2012, with its 2d animated series 1001 Nights, which is a 2D animated series based on classic Middle Eastern fairy tales and legends, launching in over 1000 territories worldwide, in as many as 15 languages within this year.
The first couple of broadcasters who have confirmed picking up 1001 Nights are CBC Radio Canada and Teletoon:
“1001 Nights offers viewers a great mix of comedy, action and adventure,” says Carole Bonneau, VP of programming, Teletoon Canada. “Teletoon is thrilled to see the show getting such wide-spread recognition.”
Other companies that have acquired broadcast rights to 1001 Nights include Disney Asia Al Jazeera Children’s TV, RTP Portugal, Global TV, MTV3 Finland, and ORF Austria.
“We’re excited about this reception Shahrzad has arrived and with her the classic adventures for a whole new generation of kids,” says the show’s co-creator and exec producer Shabnam Rezaei.