CAKE has announced a number of deals for its selection of hit animated series to key broadcasters across Asia, ahead of the Asia Television Forum next week.
Deals finalised by CAKE’s Sales Manager Julien Farçat include over 250 episodes of preschool content signed with SVOD platform Tencent in China, including BAFTA-nominated Pablo which reflects the real-life experiences of children with autism, the second series of PBS space series Ready Jet Go!, Toby’s Travelling Circus and both series of Poppy Cat, based on a collection of international best-selling books. Shanghai Senyu licensed fast-paced comedy-action series Hareport, while SVOD platform Mango TV picked up Pablo along with CBeebies hit series Olobob Top.
Leading Korean pay TV channel C&J acquired a package of 272 episodes of preschool content, including Ella Bella Bingo and Poppy Cat, as well as both seasons of Universal Kids’ hit space adventure series Space Racers.
CAKE’s space titles also proved popular in Singapore, with Mediacorp signing deals for Astroblast! and Ready Jet Go! as well as CAKE’s award-winning coproduction Bottersnikes & Gumbles.
Meanwhile in Thailand, True Corp licensed Pablo and Olobob Top in a package which included all Angry Birds TV content and Christmas special Frozen in Time.
Bianca Rodriguez, Head of Sales at CAKE said, “We are delighted to see how well the CAKE catalogue is travelling in Asia and we are looking forward to meeting with our partners as well as forging new relationships at ATF next week.”