In the global deal, Nickelodeon takes exclusive pay-TV rights to two seasons of “Athleticus” covering Asia Pacific, EMEA and Latin America. The broadcaster has also acquired all TV rights for “Athleticus” in Benelux, Italy, Vietnam, Philippines and Argentine. Additionally, Nickelodeon picked up exclusive pay-TV rights for Xilam’s “Mr. Magoo” in the U.K., where the series launches on Nicktoons this week.
“We’re very excited to be building upon our successful partnership with Nickelodeon and to see the broadcaster become home to two further shows from our slate,” says Morgann Favennec, executive vice president, distribution, Xilam Animation. “With its charming characters and humorous stories, we know families all over the globe are going to love watching ‘Athleticus’ and following the fantastic response to ‘Mr. Magoo’ in the U.K., we’re
For Xilam, the deal followspreviously announced partnerships
across Southern Europe for a slate of its other content IP.
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