International growth continues apace for Hit's Mike the Knight

Ten new TV sales and three licensing agent agreements inked.
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Hit Entertainment has sold its new pre-school show, Mike the Knight, to Super RTL in Germany, with the broadcaster also being appointed as its licensing agent in the territory.

On top of this, an additional nine territories have bought the series: Cartoon Network (Italy), Hop TV (Israel), YLE (Finland), RTE (Ireland), NOS (Netherlands), VRT (Belgium), Minimax (Eastern Europe), Canal Panda (Portugal) and EBS (South Korea).

This brings the total number of international broadcast sales for the property to 17.

In addition, CPLG Benelux and TF1 Licenses have been appointed as licensing agents in their respective territories.

"Mike has received a fantastic reaction from international buyers," said Alison Homewood, EVP worldwide programming at Hit Entertainment.

Jon Owen, SVP Hit Brands Global, added: "Having secured this strong raft of TV sales, we can now roll out our international licensing programmes in these key territories. We are thrilled to have such high profile agents on board and look forward to working with them to help achieve our mission of making Mike an international sensation."

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