Nick adds Ricky Sprocket

Samantha Loveday

By Samantha Loveday

September 15th 2008 at 8:54AM
Nick adds Ricky Sprocket

Bejuba Entertainment's animated comedy series to appear in 29 territories through deal.

Ricky Sprocket Showbiz Boy will appear in some 29 international territories thanks to a deal struck by Bejuba Entertainment with Nickelodeon.

The animated comedy series - which has also recently been snapped up by France 5 - is co-produced by Studio B and Snowden Fine Animation, in association with Bejuba.

The new agreement means that the show will be broadcast in the likes of Russia, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Hungary, Romania, Nigeria, Turkey, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Israel to name just a few.

"We are thrilled to expand the reach of this entertaining property to children throughout the international marketplace following Ricky Sprocket's recent success as part of Nicktoons' extensive international roll out across 12 Nickelodeon channels, which included Nick UK and Nick Australia," said Tatiana Kober, president of Bejuba.

The 2D comedy is currently stripped on Nicktoons Network US, Teletoon Canada and Nickelodeon UK, Australia, Latin America, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Scandinavia.

The show chronicles the adventures of superstar child actor Ricky Sprocket as he tries to balance family, friends and school with the pressures of his showbiz life.