Winx Club joins South Africa's

DetailsRebecca Hawkes | 22 July 2015

Fantasy cartoon Winx Club has launched on South African free-to-air channel, after a deal with the Italian production company Rainbow.

Seasons five and six of the fairy fashion show debuted this month in South Africa.

"We are delighted is beaming the magic of Winx Club into South African homes," said Andrea Graciotti, head of sales and co-production, Rainbow. "The many Winx fans across the country will be thrilled to see their favourite fairies on TV."

Shalamar Zandamela, marketing manager, OpenView HD, added: "The global success and following of The Winx Club is testament to the value that the brand offers. We hope that South African kids will grow to love the Winx fairies as much as the rest of the world".

Rainbow forged a similar deal in May with Brazil's TV Cultura for new seasons of the show, which is now shown on some 115 channels globally.
Netflix and Rainbow are also collaborating on a new version of the show.