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Leisure One, the corporate that owns Peppa Pig, has introduced it’s engaged on a brand new collection of the favored pre-faculty cartoon.
It expects 117 episodes to be aired all over the world from the spring of 2019.
The brand new collection of cartoons might be made by the format’s unique creators, Astley Baker Davies.
Leisure One has a majority stake within the animation studio and has helped make Peppa Pig a worldwide model.
Within the 2016 monetary yr, the franchise generated greater than $1.1bn (£846m) of retail gross sales, whereas virtually 500 new and renewed broadcast and licensing agreements have been concluded.
In Leisure One’s March 2017 buying and selling replace, Peppa Pig retail revenues within the US totalled greater than $200m in 2016, supported by greater than sixty five licensing companions.
The youngsters’s programme can also be proving more and more widespread in China, the place it has generated greater than 24.5bn views on a number of subscription video-on-demand platforms.
Leisure One stated this was fuelling demand for the model’s licensing and merchandising programme to be rolled out in China this yr.
A toy producer in Brazil is launching a brand new line of toys that are because of go on sale in August 2017.
It stated licensing in Russia had “accelerated at a big tempo” and the licensing programme now had forty companions signed throughout toy, video games and confectionary.
Darren Throop, chief government of Leisure One, stated: “Peppa Pig’s international attraction continues apace as we convey new content material to audiences the world over.
“With a brand new collection within the pipeline, greatest-in-class companions and powerful advertising and experiential initiatives in every territory, we proceed to nurture the lengthy-time period success of this international pre-faculty phenomenon.”
Final yr, the Canadian-based mostly agency rejected a suggestion of greater than £1bn from ITV, which it stated undervalued the corporate.
It’s more and more making its personal content material, in line with different media corporations resembling Netflix and Amazon.
On Thursday, it introduced a three way partnership with Brad Weston, who ran the corporate that made the Oscar-profitable movie The Revenant, as a part of a drive to supply extra unique films.
Leisure One additionally owns greater than forty,000 movie and tv titles, together with final yr’s Oscar-profitable Highlight and AMC drama, Worry the Strolling Lifeless.
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