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Oggy and the Cockroaches heads to Germany, Switzerland and Austria with Disney Channel

The French animation company, Xilam has licensed the third, fourth and fifth seasons of Oggy and the Cockroaches in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

The hit series will arrive on the Disney Channel across the region.

First aired in 1998, Oggy and the Cockroaches follows the misadventures of a chubby cat named Oggy and three cockroaches. The series is now distributed in more than 160 countries around the world and is watched in 600 million homes.

Marc du Pontavice, founder and president at Xilam Animation, said: “We are thrilled the Disney Channels in Germany, Switzerland and Austria are featuring Xilam’s flagship brand Oggy and the Cockroaches in their line-ups.

“We believe that this spectacular new season, with such remarkable exposure, will bring fondness of the brand to a new and long-lasting height.” 

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