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Asia snaps up Children’s content from ZDF Enterprises

Mainz, August 31st, 2020

ZDF Enterprises has concluded a number of deals with broadcasters across Asia for a range of Children’s titles.

GMA, the Philippines' national broadcaster, has acquired Heirs of the Night (S1 and 2), a tale of five remaining European vampire clans who are out to defeat Dracula, as well renewing the license for Mako Mermaids (S1-3). Indonesia’s FTA channel, PT. Net Mediatama has also bought Heirs of the Night (S1 and 2) along with The Worst Witch (S1), based on Jill Murphy’s much loved books.

Two of ZDF Enterprises’ most popular animated series, Lexi and Lottie and Henrietta, have been sold to Good TV for Taiwan and the Philippines. In Hong Kong, public broadcaster RTHK acquired Free to Air rights for The Adventures of the Young Marco Polo and Henrietta.

Peter Lang, Vice President of ZDFE.junior, ZDF Enterprises, said: “I am delighted that our shows, much loved by young German audiences, will be entertaining children overseas. With our catalogue covering all ages and ranging from animation to action-packed adventure series, we look forward to securing more partnerships for children’s content in Asia.” 


About ZDF Enterprises
ZDF Enterprises was founded in 1993 as a commercial subsidiary of ZDF, one of the largest and most renowned TV broadcasters in Europe. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, ZDF Enterprises is responsible for the worldwide sale of programs, the making of international coproductions, the acquisition of licenses as well as the merchandising of strong program brands in its own name, for the ZDF, and for third parties. ZDF Enterprises has successfully established itself as an independent market player on the German and international stage. Bound into a strong group, the company manages the largest German-language stock of programs in the world and, next to this, a continuously growing portfolio of international productions consisting of series and miniseries, TV movies, documentaries and children’s programs. In the course of the development and diversification process carried out up to now, many business fields in the television and media domains were made accessible in the ZDF Enterprises group. Thus ZDF Enterprises can provide a comprehensive, full-service offering today, and covers every step in the chain of origin and exploitation of successful TV programs, from development to production and up to the marketing of TV licenses, merchandising rights, online rights and much more.

Contact ZDF Enterprises
Christine Denilauler (Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications), ZDF Enterprises GmbH, Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1, D-55127 Mainz/Germany, Tel.: +49 6131-9911130, Fax: +49 6131-9912130, e-mail:



Christine Denilauler

Christine Denilauler

Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications

+49 (0) 6131 / 991–1130
+49 (0) 6131 / 991–2130
ZDF Enterprises GmbH
Erich-Dombrowski-Str. 1
55127 Mainz | Germany


Heirs of the Night
Heirs of the Night
Heirs of the Night
Mako Mermaids
The Worst Witch
Lexi and Lottie
The Adventures of the Young Marco Polo