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Trucktown Makes its Way to Germany via Super RTL

Germany’s leading children’s broadcaster, Super RTL, has recently acquired Nelvana’s hit CG animated preschool series Trucktown, and has penciled it for a debut later this year. The series originally premiered via Corus Entertainment’s preschool channel Treehouse last September, where it managed to gain top ratings during its debut month. The series also ranked 2 in the top TV episodes for kids on iTunes Canada, and also garnered positive praise when it debuted on French TVs via France 5’s ZouZou block last February.

9 Story Entertainment Scores Multiple Deals for NUMB CHUCKS

9 Story Entertainment has recently announced that they have scored several new deals for their animated comedy series Numb Chucks. The list of new broadcast partners include Cartoon Network (U.S), Cartoon Network (Latin America), ABC TV (Australia), Disney (CEE, Asia, Israel and Benelux), TG4 (Ireland) and Canal+ Family (France, Africa). Numb Chucks already premiered on Canadian kids network YTV earlier this year, airing during its key programming block “The Zone.” Germany will also get it sometime in June courtesy of Super RTL.

9 Story Entertainment Sells 70+ Half Hours of Content to Super RTL

9 Story Entertainment has recently announced that they have struck a new deal with Super RTL for 4 of their key properties: : the animated comedy Numb Chucks (52 x 11’), the preschool series Peg + Cat (40 x 12’), season two of Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood (50 x 11’) and season 3 of Wild Kratts™(26 x 22’). All in all, the deal gives Super RTL access to over 70 half hours of new programming from 9 Story Entertainment.

“We are so pleased to partner with Super RTL on these programs,” said Natalie Osborne, Managing Director, 9 Story Entertainment. “Super RTL has been an incredible home for several 9 Story shows and we can’t wait to introduce Numb Chucks and Peg + Cat to its loyal audience.”

DreamWorks Signs Multi-Year Deal with Super RTL


DreamWorks Animation has recently inked a multi-year deal with Germany’s Super RTL, with the deal seeing the former supply the latter with over 1,200 hours of programming all the way through 2020. Super RTL is currently considered as one of the most watched children’s channel in Europe.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, DWA head Jeffrey Katzenberg and Super RTL managing director Claude Schmit closed the deal during the LA Screenings. The new deal will let Super RTL fill its schedule even after its programming deal with Disney expires at the end of the year.

Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps dances with Super RTL

Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps dances with Super RTL

Hit Entertainment and Super RTL have been busy over the past few months! Just recently the pair has announced the joint venture channel (a mixture of Disney and RTL) will own the rights to air over 80 episodes of the CG animated series Angelina Ballerina: The Next Steps. The toon will make its debut in a few months, working with Bob the Builder and Tomas & Friends in the Toggolino program block. Created by Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig, Angelina Ballerina first appeared in a line of children’s books before making the move (dancing the steps?) to animation. With 20 books and nearly 100 episodes under her tutu, there doesn’t appear to be any stopping her!

Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention heads to France Television and Super RTL

Wallace & Gromit's World of Invention heads to France Television and Super RTL

If Aardman Rights has their say, they’ll make World of Invention the most popular Wallace & Gromit toon yet. They’re well on their way to doing so, penning deals with France Television and Super RTL in Germany to bring the live-action and CG animation hybrid series there. Commissioned by BBC One, Wallace and Gromit’s World of Inventions is a science show featuring Aardman’s famous claymation. Wallace will take a humorous look at the real-life contraptions, gadgets, inventors and inventions, with the silent help of Gromit. ToonBarn broke the story of Wallace & Gromit’s World of Invention last October, readying the toon fanbase for the upcoming Aardman hit. As if that weren’t enough, France Televisions also picks up the four short Wallace & Gromit films. Sweet deal!

Cake Entertainment brings Angelo Rules to Super RTL

Cake Entertainment brings Angelo Rules to Super RTL

Cake Entertainment and Super RTL have worked a deal together to bring the 3D animated series Angelo Rules to the German network. The comedy toon, produced by Cake and TeamTO, has already been acquired by Cartoon Network in most regions, though not in the US… yet! Based on the French book series Comment Faire Enrager, by Sylvie de Mathuisieulx and Sebastien Diologent, Angelo Rules features the twelve-year-old controlling his life through elaborate and comic strategies, based on his observations about human behavior. Thankfully, he doesn’t go it alone, and instead gets a little help from his friends Sherwood and Lola, to sweet-talk and work his way around his various adversaries.

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