Nick Jr. takes Kid-E-Cats worldwide
Viacom’s Nick Jr. has acquired the first season of Kid-E-Cats from APC Kids, the children’s entertainment distribution arm of London-based boutique financier and distributor About Premium Content (APC).
Beginning this fall, the 52 x five-minute animated series will air in 143 countries, including the UK, Benelux, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Australia, India, South Korea and Russia. The Nick Jr. deal will see the toon reach more than 100 million international households.
Kid-E-Cats is based on an original Russian series produced by CTC Media and Studio Metrafilms, which currently airs on CTC and Carousel in Russia. The English-language version is executive produced by former Zodiak Kids UK CEO Nigel Pickard, while Ceri Barnes serves as story editor. It follows three kittens that jump into action with comedic problem-solving suggestions.