(February 7, 2017 – Toronto, Canada) – Worldwide content producer and distributor, Portfolio Entertainment, will be heading into Kidscreen with a new raft of international sales for new third-party properties as well as several of its iconic kids’ brands including The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That, DOKI, and Freaktown.
Ireland’s TG4 has picked up the second season of The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That (26×30’), the new Cat in the Hat movies (3×60’), as well as the first season of Portfolio’s newly acquired pre-school series, Bubu and the Little Owls (26×11’), which will air on the network’s Cúla4 na nóg block.
Freaktown (26×30’), Portfolio’s 6-11 animated comedy series, will go to 1HDTV through Studio U7 in Russia, as well as Israel’s Channel 8. The third season of The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That (20×30’) and the three newest seasons of PBS KIDS’ Emmy-award winning, animated adventure STEM-series, Cyberchase (20×30’), will also bow on Israel’s HOP!
RTP (Portugal) through Spain’s BR360 and CJ E&M (South Korea) have picked up the rights to Cat in the Hat Season 3, with South Korea also adding the first two seasons of the CBeebies-commissioned kids’ docu-series, Do You Know? (50×15’). In the SVOD space, the first season of Do You Know (25×15’) will now also be available on Pureflix (USA).
Rounding out Portfolio’s latest sales, UR (Sweden) has acquired the rights to the first season of DOKI (13×30’), the popular pre-school series produced and distributed by Portfolio for Discovery Kids Latin America. KiKA (Germany), has also picked up three of the DOKI specials (3×30’) in addition to 10×30’ of the second season of Cat in the Hat.
About Portfolio Entertainment
Portfolio Entertainment produces and distributes kids, factual and unscripted entertainment to television and digital media content providers worldwide. Portfolio’s most notable projects include The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (PBS/Treehouse); DOKI (Discovery Kids); and Freaktown, a new animated kids’ series for 2016 (TELETOON). The company’s Toronto headquarters house Portfolio Animation, a creative-driven animation studio staffed with top-tier talent and cutting-edge technology. In 2015, the company expanded into live-action and primetime development and bolstered its factual and lifestyle development division. Portfolio was founded by Lisa Olfman and Joy Rosen.
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