ZDF Enterprises confirms package deal with Poland’s TVP ABC for children’s content
Mainz, September 16th, 2020
ZDF Enterprises has sold exclusive FTA TV rights for six children’s titles to TVP ABC, a channel of Poland’s public broadcaster TVP, including major brands Lexi and Lottie and The Adventures of the Young Marco Polo.
The volume deal, with more than 170 episodes being delivered in Polish, follows hot on the heels of ZDF Enterprises’ other, recently announced, children’s sales to Latin America, Asia and Iberia.
Peter Lang, Vice President ZDFE.junior, ZDF Enterprises, said: "Our strategy was to build one of the most extensive children’s catalogues for the international market. We achieved that ambition with 20,000 episodes now available in 25 different languages, enabling us to serve customers in every corner of the globe. From Russian and Spanish to Mandarin and Arabic, a vast range of our top children’s titles are localised and ready for broadcast."
Young Polish audiences will be able to enjoy entertaining animated series such as Lexi and Lottie (26 x 24’), Inui (52 x 7’), Four and a Half Friends (26 x 26’) and The Adventures of the Young Marco Polo (26 x 25’). Live action titles included in the package are The Bureau of Magical Things (S2, 20 x 25’), which follows the adventures of Kyra and her magical powers, and Find Me in Paris (52 x 26') about a Russian Princess, from a bygone era, who is studying at the Paris Opera Ballet School and accidentally time travels to present day.
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.
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.zdf-enterprises.de.