Pay TV platform Sky and NBCUniversal Global Distribution have introduced a long-term partnership that may deliver Sky clients within the U.Ok. and Ireland a whole bunch of hours of animated collection from DreamWorks Animation. The pact follows offers with Discovery in June and Sony Pictures in July.
The DreamWorks Animation deal consists of entry to new spin-off collection from movie franchises resembling “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Trolls” and “Madagascar.” The lineup will embrace premieres of “Madagascar: A Little Wild,” “TrollsTopia” and “Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky.”
Stephen van Rooyen, exec VP and CEO U.Ok. and Europe Sky, mentioned: “Our new partnership with NBCUniversal brings a formidable vary of household favorites from DreamWorks Animation to Sky and NOW TV clients. Adding DreamWorks’ loveable tales of goals, journeys and heroes alongside our originals and our associate content material means clients can entry the content material they love, multi function place – straightforward.”
“Families are spending extra time at dwelling than ever earlier than – as youngsters and adults alike love DreamWorks characters, hopefully it will assist them take pleasure in extra moments collectively.”
Belinda Menendez, president and CRO, international distribution and worldwide, NBCUniversal, mentioned: “We are delighted to broaden upon our long-standing relationship with Sky and NOW TV via this new deal that brings a vibrant, compelling slate of animated TV collection to bolster the Sky Kids platforms. DreamWorks Animation has an excellent pedigree within the realm of youngsters content material and we glance ahead to partnering with Sky to deliver these beloved characters and tales to houses throughout the U.Ok. and Ireland for households to take pleasure in.”
Sky already has over 5,000 episodes of on demand content material from companions Viacom and Turner, and a bunch of Sky Kids Originals resembling “Moominvalley” and “Morph.” Other reveals embrace “Peppa Pig,” “Paw Patrol” and “SpongeBob Squarepants.”