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"LazyTown" Extends TV Deals, Announces New Ones

"LazyTown" has renewed its broadcast deal with the BBC, where it has been airing since launch four years ago. The program now airs daily in the U.K. on Cbeebies and Nick Jr.   Elsewhere, Italy's Rai 3 has now moved the show to weekday

April 6, 2018

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Elsewhere, Italy's Rai 3 has now moved the show to weekday scheduling after a strong launch in February and EBS Korea has renewed its existing license and recently became the first broadcaster in the world to show the full series of "LazyTown" in HD this past February. The broadcaster has also acquired "LazyTown Extra." "LazyTown Extra" has also been picked Mediacorp Singapore. In Latin America, "LazyTown" has now launched on UCTV13 Chile and signed a new license with TV Azteca Mexico, both scheduling next to a Disney block. In French-speaking Canada, TVA has picked up "LazyTown" as part of the launch of their new preschool channel. In Eastern Europe, "LazyTown" launched earlier this year on Kazakhstan TV, broadcasting every weekend and dubbed into Kazakh. The show is highly rated on POP TV in Slovenia and "LazyTown" recently closed a deal with P&P in Serbia. Finally, in Benelux, Disney has acquired "LazyTown" to be broadcast on its Disney XD in Belgium and Netherlands this year. The show has been re-licensed for the third year running by VRT in Belgium.

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