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ZDF Enterprises sells over 350 hours of Children’s content to Latin America and Iberia

Distributor concludes major deal with Globoplay

Mainz, September 8th, 2020

Channels and SVODs throughout Latin America and Iberia have snapped up hundreds of hours of top German Children’s programming from ZDF Enterprises including a major package deal with Brazil’s Globoplay for over 220 hours of content. The deals were brokered by Christophe Goldberger.

School of RoarsThe Jungle Book and The Worst Witch are just some of the popular shows that have been licensed to the likes of Globoplay, Chile’s VTR and TV3 in Spain respectively.

Peter Lang, Vice-President of ZDFE.junior, said: “From Chile to Catalonia, it's great to see how widely our Children’s content travels. Classic stories, clever animation and live action series make up our vast range of entertaining shows that can be enjoyed by young audiences everywhere.”

Brazil’s SVOD service, Globoplay, concluded a licensing deal acquiring premium titles such as ZDF Enterprises’ entire The Jungle Book series (S1-3, the TV movie), and the favourite teen drama series such as The Athena. Marcus Level and Ziggy and the Zoo Tram were also acquired by the platform. School of Roars was picked up by NickJunior and Netflix in Latin America, while Ziggy and the Zoo Tram was acquired by NOGGIN.

Elsewhere in Latin America, Canal Once in Mexico has bought Mister Twister (S1) for their Once Niños channel while Colombia’s Señal has taken The Jungle Book (S2) and Scream Street . SVOD rights for H20 Just Add Water (S1-2) The Jungle Book (S2) H20-Mermaid Adventures and Peter Pan - The New Adventures (S1) have gone to Chile’s VTR.

ZDF Enterprises concluded four deals across Europe’s Iberian region. Catalonian channel, TV3, licensed The Worst Witch (S1-2) Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures and renewed Zoom - The White Dolphin (S1) and Peter Pan - The New Adventures (S1-2) . Two of Portugal’s Pay TV channels acquired titles with Mako Mermaids going to SIC K while The Athena will air on Dreamia’s cable channel, Biggs. National broadcaster, RTP, has bought Heirs of the Night (S1-2) and The Athena as well as renewing licenses for Inui (S1) , Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs and Sherlock Yack - Zoo Detective .


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


School of Roars
The Jungle Book
The Worst Witch
The Athena
Marcus Level
Ziggy and the Zootram
Mister Twister
Scream Street
H2O - Just Add Water
Peter Pan - The New Adventures
Sam Fox: Extreme Adventures
Mako Mermaids
Heirs of the Night
Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs
Sherlock Yack - Zoo Detective
H2O - Mermaid Adventures