March 16, 2022
Paris-based children’s entertainment content distribution company, Kids First, has inked a raft of deals with international broadcasters for both seasons 1 and 2 of animated series, “Nate is Late,” produced by Watch Next Media and commissioned by France Télévisions (France), Super RTL (Germany) and Canal J (France).
Kids First had sold “Nate is Late” season 2 to leading Chinese SVOD platform, Tencent, as well as streaming platform, Kidoodle, for North America.
Both seasons 1 and 2 of “Nate is Late” have been snapped up in Africa by Canal+ International for its channel in Ethiopia and by Spanish broadcaster, EITB, for its free-to-air channel, ETB Kids. French-speaking TV broadcasters, RTS in Switzerland, TV5 Monde and TV5 Québec in Canada have also picked up season 2 of Nate is Late.
In the U.K., Narrative Entertainment has acquired season 2 and renewed season 1 for its free-to-air POP channel in the U.K. and Ireland. Leading European broadcasters, France Télévisions and Super RTL, as well as Netflix, have also renewed “Nate is Late” season 1.
“We’re incredibly proud of the continual ratings success of ‘Nate is Late' on major networks in several key markets three years after its launch,” says Philippe Alessandri, chief executive officer, Kids First. “The renewals and new sales for both seasons 1 and 2 highlight how the show continues to resonate with audiences around the globe.”
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