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CPLG named licensing agent for CGI adventure series The Deep

CPLG has been appointed as licensing agent for the CGI animated adventure series The Deep as the show gets the green light for a second season.

The firm will now be responsible for developing a robust licensing portfolio for the series across multiple territories including North America, EMEA and Latin America.

Based n an award-winning graphic novel series created by the book author and playwright, Tom Taylor, The Deep has already delivered strong family appeal for broadcast partners.

In the UK, the series was named number three ranked children’s television series across all channels for the week ending September 7th and was the top viewed animated series targeted to kids in the six to eleven year old range through March, July and September.

“We are extremely excited to utilize our extensive experience and relationships in key markets around the world in developing compelling opportunities for The Deep,” added Steve Manners, EVP for CPLG. 

“We look forward to collaborating with broadcast partners in building the brand’s presence in the respective markets around the world, maximizing consumer recognition of the brand to broaden the licensee base and driving marketing opportunities across all retail platforms.”

The Deep follows the adventures of the Nekton family—a brilliant team of underwater explorers.

With state-of-the-art technology and an unquenchable thirst for discovery, the Nektons explore the mysterious depths of the ocean, where most of our world lies unexplored and unexplained.

While others look up to the stars, this family knows that an infinite number of things shine brightly in the darkness below.

The deep is a place where leviathans swim through sunken cities, where pirates lurk amidst floating black markets, and where a mysterious group of Guardians hide long lost secrets. Taylor serves as co-creator and lead writer of the series and Brouwer serves as co-creator and art director.

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