MIPCOM: 'Grojband' Goes Global

FremantleMedia Enterprises has signed a series of international TV deals for the kid’s comedy series about a wannabe rock band, “Grojband” (52x11). New buyers include Lagadère in France, Switchover Media in Italy, ABC in Australia

April 6, 2018

MIPCOM: 'Grojband' Goes Global
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FremantleMedia Enterprises has signed a series of international TV deals for the kid’s comedy series about a wannabe rock band, “Grojband” (52x11).

New buyers include Lagadère in France, Switchover Media in Italy, ABC in Australia and Cartoon Network in Latin America. Earlier this year, Cartoon Network USA became the U.S. broadcast partner for the series.

“Grojband” is geared toward kids ages 6 to 11 and follows Corey and his three best friends as they struggle to gain international stardom with their garage band. When the band realizes that their only hurdle is coming up with good lyrics, they find inspiration in the diary of Corey’s drama-queen sister.

“The characters in ‘Grojband’ may not be the best musicians in the world but they there are set for international superstardom nonetheless,” says Sander Schwartz, president, FME Kids & Family Entertainment. “We’re delighted that international broadcasters are lining up to acquire the series for its blend of unique styling, cool characters

and catchy music.”

“Grojband” is developed by Fresh TV, in association with Teletoon Canada. FME manages the worldwide (excluding Canada) TV distribution, home entertainment and brand licensing rights for the series.

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