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eOne announces German broadcast partner for Peppa Pig

Entertainment One’s hit preschool animation, Peppa Pig is heading to German TV screens thanks to a new broadcast deal with Super RTL.

The free to air broadcaster has acquired the rights of the global preschool phenomenon and Super RTL will be premiering brand new episodes of Series 7, never seen before in Germany, from March 1st 2018.

Super RTL’s licensing division is set to focus on establishing new partnerships for the brand in the region in addition to managing existing relationships with licensees in the territory.

“We’re extremely excited about the arrival of Peppa Pig on Super RTL," said Claude Schmit, CEO at Super RTL. "The show’s winning combination of humour, charm and relatable stories of everyday family life is sure to appeal to our preschool audience and we look forward to bringing Peppa Pig to homes across Germany next year.”

Monica Candiani, head of international sales at eOne Family added: “We’re delighted that Peppa Pig will be airing on the number 1 destination for kids in Germany and we look forward to Peppa joining their preschool line up.”

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