The Jim Henson Company has secured a number of new deals across multiple platforms for its series “Dinosaur Train,” “Doozers” and “Sid the Science Kid.”
For “Dinosaur Train,” Netflix has secured the global SVOD rights for season one, as well as rights for the U.K. and Korea for season two. Meanwhile TVO has acquired the free TV rights for the new fourth season for English-speaking Canada, France Televisions has acquired the rights to season four and France Televisions Distribution has acquired the TVOD rights to seasons three and four.
Additionally, Movile Internet MOvel acquired the SVOD rights for season one for Germany, Hungary’s MTVA has bought exclusive rights to season one for free TV, Tring TV picked up the free TV and basic cable rights for Albania and Kosovo for seasons one, two and three. Finally, Multichoice Africa Limited has licensed seasons one, two and three for SVOD and AVOD throughout Africa.
For “Doozers,” Germany’s Watchever picked up the rights for its online SVOD service, France Televisions Distribution acquired the TVOD rights and POD Worldwide picked up the series for free TV airing in Thailand.
Furthermore, Netflix has bought the global SVOD rights to season one of “Sid the Science Kid” and Sid the Science Kid: The Movie. Discovery Education picked up the global education rights for seasons one and two of the series and Movile Internet Movel acquired the on demand rights to season one and interstitial segments of the series for the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the U.K. Finally, Tring TV picked up the free TV and basic cable rights for Sid the Science Kid: The Movie and interstitials for Albania and Kosovo.