Entertainment One Family has recently announced that they have just secured a number of new broadcast deals for the Amberwood Entertainment holiday special The Magic Hockey Skates. Under the deal, The Magic Hockey Skates will be able to screen in key international markets such as Latin America, Central Eastern Europe, Canada, France, Switzerland, Norway and Ireland this Christmas.
The leading international broadcasters that have signed agreements with eOne include Disney XD LatAm, Societe Radio Canada, Teletoon France, RTS Radio Television Suisse,NRK Norway, Chello Central Europe and RTE in Ireland. All of the aforementioned broadcasters are planning to air the special in December 2013.
The Magic Hockey Skates is based on Allan Morgan’s children’s book of the same name, and focuses on a young boy’s quest to gain confidence and self-respect via the help of a pair of magic skates.
“We’re delighted to have secured such a strong line-up of international broadcast partners for this feel-good holiday special,” says Monica Candiani Head of International Sales at Entertainment One Family. “We hope that families will embrace this uplifting story when it airs on screens during the festive period and we truly believe that it has the potential to become a much-loved Christmas perennial.”
Source: Entertainment One Family