MIPTV 2015: Sky Deutschland renews Vic The Viking deal

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 14 April 2015

Sky Deutschland viewers will continue to get a broad selection of Studio 100 Media's children programmes thanks to a renewed agreement between both companies, inked at MIPTV.

vikingThe agreement includes the expansion of non-linear rights, enabling access to a larger selection of programmes such as Vic The Viking, Maya The Bee and Woodlies, available through the Sky on-demand services Sky Go and Sky Anytime, as well as via Snap by Sky in Germany and Austria.

Productions including Mia and Me, My Little Pony - Friendship is Magical and Bibi Blocksberg, and films and series based on Sweden's Astrid Lindgren books, will also land on Sky through Junior channel.

"Children's programmes are an important part of the Sky brand, they delight the whole family and the network Junior stands for wonderful children's entertainment with both classics as well as with new CGI-series such as Maya The Bee," explained Constanze Gilles, director of partner channels at Sky Deutschland.

"Our collaboration with Sky remains a trusting, successful partnership and we are very pleased to extend this cooperation again," said Studio 100 Media. Next year, Junior will have already been broadcasting for 20 years on German pay-TV, showing the best entertainment for the whole family, including the classics, live action formats and now additionally CGI productions."