Silvergate Annouces ‘Octonauts’ Sales

Silvergate Media has sold its preschool undersea adventure series “Octonauts” internationally.

Seasons 2 and 3 have been acquired by Disney (Japan), RTE (Ireland), Super RTL (Germany), Treehouse (Canada), YLE (Finland), CBeebies (U.K.), the Disney Junior block on Disney Channel (U.S.) and ABC (Australia).

New deals have also been concluded for season 1 of the series in Hungary, South Korea, Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia and Kosovo.

“The rich and colorful world of ‘Octonauts’ has broad international appeal, as do the positive messages that the show delivers about caring for our marine environment,” says Mary Durkan, chief executive officer, Silvergate Media. “These new deals show an ongoing commitment from some of the world’s leading children’s broadcasters to bring ‘Octonauts’ stories to their audiences and we are proud and privileged to work with them.”