Discovery Kids Latin America signs Mike the Knight

Nelvana Enterprises reaches agreement with TV network for hit pre-school show.
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Mike the Knight will be broadcast in the Latin America region in Spanish and Portuguese.

Hit Entertainment's pre-school TV show property Mike the Knight is represented for broadcast and home entertainment by Nelvana Enterprises, which signed a deal with Discovery Kids Latin America.

Hit is also now a division of Mattel's Fisher-Price.

The series already airs on major broadcasters in the US(Nickelodeon and Nick Jr.), Canada (Treehouse), UK (Cbeebies), Australia (ABC) and France (TF1), and is set to launch in over 20 more territories in the coming months.

“We look forward to the upcoming premiere of Mike the Knight, which not only inspires children to use their imagination, but also embodies values that are crucial to the development of young viewers of Discovery Kids such as perseverance, conflict resolution and self-esteem,” said Angela Recio Sondon, VP and channel director for Discovery Kids Latin America.

Nelvana MD Colin Bohm added: “Mike the Knight continues his global conquest, finding a great home in Latin America with Discovery Kids. 

“Mike’s popularity is soaring as his bravery, charm and enthusiasm are truly resonating with kids around the world.”

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