RICKY SPROCKET GEARS UP FOR INTERNATIONAL STARDOM
Bejuba! Entertainment Licenses Animated Comedy to Dozens of Additional Nickelodeon Channels
(Toronto) (Los Angeles)-- (September 10, 2008)-- Executive production and distribution company, Bejuba! Entertainment, has secured Ricky Sprocket’s rise to global stardom with sales of the namesake animated comedy series to 29 new international territories through a deal with Nickelodeon, it was announced by President, Tatiana Kober. The series is co-produced by Studio B Productions, a subsidiary of DHX Media Ltd., and Snowden Fine Animation in association with Bejuba! Entertainment.
Coming on the heels of a deal signed with France 5, the new agreement with Nickelodeon licenses Ricky Sprocket – Showbiz Boy (26x22'/52x11') for broadcast on the Nickelodeon channels in Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Hungary, Malta, Nigeria, Turkey, Portugal, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Israel and The African Continent.
“We are thrilled to expand the reach of this entertaining property to children throughout the international marketplace following Ricky Sprocket’s recent success as part of Nicktoons’ extensive international roll-out across 12 Nickelodeon channels, which included Nick UK and Nick Australia,” said Kober. “This new deal underscores Ricky’s universal appeal as a kid who, despite his stardom, has many of the same experiences and must deal with the same issues regular kids face every day.”
The 2-D comedy is currently stripped on Nicktoons Network US, TELETOON Canada, and Nickelodeon UK, Australia, Latin America, Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Scandinavia.
Ricky Sprocket – Showbiz Boy (26x22'/52x11') chronicles the adventures of superstar child actor Ricky Sprocket as he tries to balance family, friends and school with the pressures of his crazy showbiz life.
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