NATPE: ‘Julius Jr.’ Heads to LatAm

Saban Brands’ animated preschool series, “Julius Jr.,” has been picked up by Discovery Kids Latin America, in a deal that was finalized at NATPE Miami this week.

“We are proud to build on our great relationship with Discovery Kids Latin America, who continue to demonstrate a tremendous amount of passion and dedication to preschool content,” says Fernando Szew, chief executive officer, MarVista Entertainment, exclusive international distributor for “Julius Jr.” "With an established worldwide following and the invaluable support of the Saban Brands global team, ‘Julius Jr.’ represents quality programming that can attract a large viewership and sustain that audience throughout its run, and we look forward to introducing this new series to kids throughout Latin America.”

“Julius Jr.” first premiered in the U.S. on Nick Jr. in September 2013 and will begin broadcasting internationally on TF1 in France later this year, with other outlets to follow.