Imira Entertainment has brokered a deal with Portuguese channel RTP for HIT Entertainment’s Angelina Ballerina – The Next Steps. The station has acquired 40 12-minute episodes of the new CGI series which is aimed at 4-7 year olds.
In addition, Forta channels ETB and TV Galicia in Spain have renewed their commitment to a number of Hit series. ETB has renewed series one and two of Pingu, alongside a deal to acquire seasons three to six of the animated show, while TV Galicia has also renewed Pingu and Sheeep.
Christophe Goldberger, head of distribution and marketing at Imira Entertainment, said: “The Hit Entertainment library is very popular in Spain and Portugal as underscored by these renewals. We’re also very pleased to extend our long-standing relationship with RTP with this new deal for Angelina Ballerina.”
Alison Homewood, Hit's EVP, TV distribution, added: “We are thrilled to add RTP to our roster of Angelina Ballerina broadcasters, and the fact that Portuguese children can now enjoy the music, dancing and exciting stories that are fast making the show a worldwide favourite.”