Sprout Brings Olive the Ostrich to the US
Blue Zoo and Distribution360 have recently joined forces in order to bring their favorite feathered friend Olive the Ostrich to the US via the 24 hr preschool TV channel Sprout. The show debuted last Monday, August 27 at 4:50 PM ET.
Olive the Ostrich (52 x 5) follows the adventures of the titular fowl who loves to solve problems and help people wherever she can. She will try anything once, which sometimes leads her into trouble. It’s fortunate that Olive is so resourceful and inventive that she always finds a creative way to get out of her predicaments.
“Olive the Ostrich has been taking preschoolers’ along on her charming adventures in over 200 countries worldwide,” said Kirsten Hurd, Senior Sales Executive, D360. “With an ever-growing popularity, we are delighted to light up the young lives of new Olive fans in over 50 million American homes on Sprout.”
“Blue-Zoo is thrilled that Olive the Ostrich’s new great adventure with be on Sprout. She has been everywhere from outer space to 20 leagues under the sea, but never before has she headed over the water to America,” said Oli Hyatt, Head of Development and Co-Founder of Blue-Zoo. “Sprout is the ideal home for Olive and we hope the series grows and grows, allowing us to make American episodes created by American children.”