Zodiak Kids has sold Marathon Media's production “Lolirock” to territories across Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East, as well put in place key licensing deals to support the series premiere in France.
The new animated series, developed in partnership with France Televisions and Disney Channel in France, is set to premiere on France 3 toward the end of the year.
Additionally, Disney has picked up the full series for its platforms in France, Benelux, Spain, CEE, the Middle East and Turkey, while De Agostini Editore in Italy has acquired all 52 episodes for its Italian Pay TV channel DeAKids, and later in 2015, for its DTT free-to-air channel Super!
Other sales include Globo Brazil for their Gloob channel, Noga Israel, MTV Oy in Finland and Canal Panda Portugal. In Asia, the first 26 episodes were sold to Ciwen in China and Hong Kong. In a separate deal, Malaysia agent Solimac has sold the first season to RTM.
In France, product deals have already been put in place to support the television broadcast. Hachette is on board for publishing including novels, activity books and comics; Comansi for PVC figurines; Sahinler for textiles; and several QSR deals are also in place.