Zodiak Secures International Rights for Horrid Henry S5
Zodiak Kids has recently acquired the international distribution rights for the fifth series of Horrid Henry. Consisting of 42 x 11’ episodes, the fifth series was presented at MIPCOM where it was secured by Zodiak. The company already represents the previous seasons of the series.
The fifth series of Horrid Henry is currently under production, with a broadcast date slated for 2019 for Nicktoons. Horrid Henry is currently one of the largest animated shows in the U.K., with a total of 250 episodes under its belt. New sales for the brand include MBC (Middle East), Alati International (Russia), and Atlantic Digital Networks (Canada). Renewals include Turner Broadcasting System (Asia), Mediacorp (Singapore), POP TV (Slovenia), E-Vision (Middle East), Asiana (Korea) and Netflix (France, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand).
Julia Rowlands, VP Sales, Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Zodiak Kids said: “Horrid Henry is an incredibly important brand for Zodiak Kids and it is great to be further building on the existing catalogue with a new series at MIPCOM. The continued success of Horrid Henry in the UK and internationally is proof of the quality and longevity of the brand.”