Guru Studio’s extremely popular preschool series Justin Time has recently scored a bunch of new home entertainment and music deals in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and the US. The deals include Cinedigm, which has acquired the TVOD and home video rights to all 52 episodes of the series in the US and Canada, with plans to release three DVDs in Spring 2014. The company currently holds digital content aggregation deals with platforms that include iTunes, Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon.
“We are thrilled to acquire the hugely popular and Emmy-nominated Justin Time, said Mark Kashden, Cinedigm’s senior VP of acquisitions. “Highly rated on PBS Sprout and NBC Saturday Mornings, the series entertains and delights preschoolers while educating them about animals, science and nature. We know parents and kids alike will be thrilled to view this great program anytime and anywhere via DVD and all digital platforms.”
For Germany, Edel AG will be distributing DVDs and CDs via a wide range of distribution outlets that include electronics, music and video stores; mass markets; specialty, department, discount and drug stores; mid-tier retail; supermarkets; clubs; mail order; and catalogues.
Mary Bredin, Guru Studio’s VP noted, “We are sincerely happy that all major platforms in the US, Canada and Germany have now embraced Justin Time, and feel very fortunate to have top-notch representation in these key markets.”