m4e, its subsidiary Telescreen B.V. and its co-production and distribution partner Rainbow have secured new broadcast agreements for “Mia and Me” with Nickelodeon for free- and pay-TV broadcast in the Benelux and pay-TV in Scandinavia. The TV-launch of “Mia and Me” in all regions is planned for mid-2012.
Further free-TV deals have been signed with DR for Denmark, MTV3 for Finland, TV2 for Norway and ULTRA for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. For Slovenia, broadcaster POP snapped up the series.
Pay-TV rights were sold to Finland’s MTV3 Juniori and Minimax TV in a multi-territory deal for Eastern Europe including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovakia.
For Latin America, Rainbow has signed a deal with Televisa for a launch in 2012. In Asia OKTO/Singapore, RTM/Malaysia and MT Entertainment/Indonesia have been added to the continent’s broadcast partners.
The new partners support existing agreements with ZDF for Germany, also a co-producer of the series, Rai for Italy, TVI for Portugal, Canal+ for French pay-TV, Tiga for Thailand and E-Vision for UAE.