Classic Media has inked a range of new deals across the Asia-Pacific region, placing over 1,200 hours of programming with broadcast and home entertainment partners. Deals span across Classic Media’s key titles including "Postman Pat," "Guess with Jess," "George of the Jungle," "Finley The Fire Engine," "He-Man" and "Casper the Friendly Ghost."
"Postman Pat" will air in South Korea on EBS, in Australia on Yahoo 7 and in China on Qiyi/Lekan.
"Guess with Jess" will air on New Zealand's TVNZ, South Korea's C4U Media, Thailand's Rose Media and China's Lekan.
New stations airing "Finley the Fire Engine" include Lekan in China, and TIGA in Thailand, which signed for free TV and home entertainment.
"George of the Jungle" will air in India (Sun TV) and Thailand (True Visions).
"Casper the Friendly Ghost" will air in Australia on Jigsaw, Thailand on TIGA, Malaysia on Natseven TV and NTV7 and Taiwan on Migo.
"He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" has been picked up by Yahoo 7 in Australia and by Qiyi in China.
“These new deals extend the reach of our most time-honored and trusted brands to even more children and families around the world,” says Chloe van den Berg, executive vice president, international, Classic Media. “Whether they were fans of the originals or are watching for the first time, we’re thrilled to further extend our programming and to have had such a good year in this region.”