Classic Media will handle TV distribution in all territories except Canada, Latin America and Asia (excluding Japan), which will be managed by Nelvana Enterprises, as well as Australia, France and the U.K. to be led by Helion Pictures. Classic Media will handle the licensing program in all distribution territories with the inclusion of the U.K.
The series will debut in September 2011 on Canada's YTV. Meanwhile, Helion Pictures has secured presales with France's Canal J, the U.K.'s Nickelodeon and Australia's ABC.
"We have admired Michael Poryes' work for a long time and are excited to present his new series to broadcasters," says Doug Schwalbe, executive vice president of production and program sales at Classic Media. "We are pleased to announce 'Life with Boys' with such distinguished partners in Nelvana, YTV and Helion and look forward to many great conversations during Mipcom."