MARCUS LEVEL me gusta! Little gamer sets out to conquer the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking worlds with innovative concept from ZDF Enterprises
Mainz, 17th November 2015
ZDF Enterprises announced today that Spanish pubcaster TVE, acquired the Free TV rights of video-game themed MARCUS LEVEL (52x13’, targeted at kids aged 6 to 12) for its kids dedicated channel Clan TV. The series has also been picked up for Latin America by Turner International Inc. MARCUS LEVEL is planned to air on its Boomerang channel & services, along with the sophisticated online game.
The game has already proven to be a remarkable success in Europe and elsewhere as it is already available for download on the Apple AppStore and Google Play. Latin America and the Caribbean are the most recent territories to which Marcus Level was licensed. With these important deals, the Spanish-Portuguese territories are practically entirely covered.
MARCUS LEVEL is an unlikely superhero, but when he suddenly finds himself catapulted into his favorite console game "Gorbar and the Valley of the Seven Light Towers," he has to to do what a superhero has to do: reach the next level! The inventive concept of putting Marcus inside the game and the real hero Gorbar into Marcus' home is full of exciting pursuits and hilarious situations. Every episode of MARCUS LEVEL takes us into one of the worlds of the Valley of the Seven Light Towers.
The MARCUS LEVEL online game challenges youngsters to explore four worlds through 20 levels with MARCUS LEVEL. The players activate all the boosts to progress faster in the game: they must collect Chokobongos, gather mirror shards, win all the badges in each level and attempt to unlock all the 20 artworks of the Gallery mode... which player can find all the secrets scattered in each world, become the best and win this game?
Fred Burcksen, Executive Vice President and COO, ZDF Enterprises: “This unique video-game themed series uses all the references kids know from their favorite video games, and transposes them into the animated world in a very clever way. Clues are given throughout the series which help kids complete levels of the game, ensuring a perfect complementarity between the linear and interactive components of the property.”
Boomerang Latin America is the Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. 24-hour pay TV network that offers lighthearted, funny and safe entertainment for kids 4 to 7 and their families to enjoy together. Iconic characters like Tom and Jerry, Bugs Bunny and Scooby-Doo are here to captivate a new generation of viewers, as well as recent productions like LazyTown, Masha and the Bear, Oddbods, The Jungle Bunch, Pink Panther and Pals, and The Garfield Show, among others. Boomerang was re-launched in September 2014 and is currently available in over 38 million households throughout Latin America in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
Contact Boomerang Latin America
Cecilia Villanueva, Director of Communications | 1 (404) 575-5208 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com, www.zdf-enterprises.de.