Skechers Rolls Out First Animated Series at MipTV, More

"Zevo 3," Skechers Entertainment's first animated series for kids ages 6 to 11, was previewed at MipTV in Cannes. Meanwhile, Day 3 saw more presales roll in for Atlantyca, Nickelodeon, Kelencontent and others.Skechers Entertainment's "Zevo

April 6, 2018

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Skechers Entertainment's "Zevo 3," 26x22, is scheduled to air this fall on Nicktoons in the U.S. Moonscoop is handling international sales and distribution. The series follows three young teens, who gain super powers when exposed to a compound called Zevo. A licensing program is in the works and master licensees will be named soon, according to Kristen Van Cott, co-executive producer and senior vice president of creative development for Skechers Entertainment. Skechers Entertainment is a division of footwear company Skechers USA.

Atlantyca Entertainment and Moonscoop have partnered again to begin production on season 2 of "Geronimo Stilton." The new 26x30 episodes will be ready for broadcast in fall 2011. Season 1 of the animated series, based on the kids' chapter book series of the same name, debuted worldwide in September 2009.

Nickelodeon and Belgium's Studio 100 have paired to produce a new version of their live-action series, "House of Anubis," to premiere this fall 2010 on Nickelodeon in the U.S., U.K. and Australia, with additional territories launching at the beginning of 2011. Originally made for Nickelodeon in Benelux, followed by a German version, the series follows eight students trying to solve a hidden mystery at an English boarding school while dealing with the highs and lows of their teenage years. The new version of the series, "House of Anubis" (working title), will serve Nick's global audiences and is being produced in the U.K. by Lime Pictures.

Discovery's Planet Green and Discovery Health networks picked up more than a dozen properties. Planet Green acquisitions included "In Search of Perfection" (seasons 1 and 2), "30 Days" (seasons 1, 2 and 3), "Famous, Rich and Homeless," "Coastwatch" (seasons 1 and 2), "Kill It, Skin It, Wear It," "The Age of Stupid," "Sharkwater," "One Water," "The Garden," "Colony," "Collapse," "King Corn," "Big River" and "Health is on Our Plate." Meanwhile, Discovery Health scooped up "100 Orgasms A Day," "My Child Won't Talk" and "Sex Robot."

Also at MipTV, Kelencontent has brought its two new children's series—"Red Caps" (26x30) and "Lotza" (52x30). "Red Caps," a 2-D animated series for kids ages 6 to 11, has been presold to RTL 2 Germany, Hungary, Finland, Turkey, the Middle East and Baltic territories. The series is a co-production between Epidem Zot Finland and Cartoon One Italy. Sales rights have also been secured in North and South America, Australia, New Zealand, France, the U.K., Ireland, Scotland, Spain and South Africa. Meanwhile, "Lotza," a preschool series, will be available for delivery this September. Kelencontent holds the worldwide rights to the show, which combines music, animation and live-action.

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