PGS signs TV licensing deals across Latin America
Gabriel Miramar-Garcia | 28-01-2014
PGS Entertainment has completed a number of licensing deals with broadcasters throughout Latin America for several popular animated series and movies. Customers include Cartoon Network, Discovery Networks Latin America, Globosat, TV Globo Network, Canal 22, Once Nino, Televisa, UCV Television and INCOMSA SA.
The Latin American sales include two pan-regional deals. Cartoon Network has licensed TAT Productions' The Jungle Bunch: Back to the Ice Floe movie and The Jungle Bunch to the Rescue TV series for broadcast on their Latin American feed. Discovery Networks Latin America has licensed a third season of Method Animation's The Little Prince after having ratings success with the first two seasons of the animated series.
In Brazil, PGS has concluded licensing deals with Globosat for Genius Brands International's series Secret KidVenture Club; Method and DQ Entertainment's series Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood; Method's series Chaplin & Co; and TAT Productions' and Master Films' Spike and Spike 2 movies and Advent Calendar shorts. TV Globo Network has also licensed seasons one and two of Nerd Corps' League of Super Evil.
In Mexico, Canal 22 has licensed three seasons of Marsu and Samka Productions' Marsupilami and La Station Animation's series Mr Otter; Once Nino has licensed two seasons League of Super Evil; and Televisa has licensed season two of Marvel and Method's Iron Man Armored Adventures and seasons one and two of Method's The Little Prince series.
In addition, PGS has licensed seasons one and two of Iron Man Armored Adventures and season one of League of Super Evil to UCV Televisión in Chile. In Columbia, INCOMSA SA has licensed seasons one and two of The Little Prince.
"We are very pleased to see that so many series in our catalogue are resonating with Latin American broadcasters," said Guillaume Soutter, co-founder, PGS Entertainment. "But even more encouraging is that broadcasters are having measurable ratings success with these shows and are coming back for additional seasons. The performance of our series is proof that we are delivering hits for our broadcast partners not only in Latin America, but around the world."