Chapman Entertainment's popular Fifi and the Flowertots will air on PBS Kids Sprout in the US from next year, with the deal marking the next stage in the international growth of the property.
PBS Kids Sprout is the only 24-hour pre-school destination available on TV, on demand and online for kids aged two to five and their parents.
Fifi will premiere on January 14th 2008, airing daily during The Sunny Side Up Show live morning block from 9am to noon, while clips, games and printouts will be available at www.sproutonline.com.
"We are over the moon that Hit Entertainment has secured this television deal for Fifi and the Flowertots in the US and we look forward to the next exciting stage in the growth of our internationally successful property," said Val Fry, director of licensing at Chapman.
Claudia Scott-Hansen, rights syndication US at Hit, added: "The visually stunning Fifi and the Flowertots features wholesome characters and fresh stories that will surely resonate with pre-schoolers here, as it has internationally."