Canada's CCI Entertainment has inked a number of new deals for hit pre-school brand Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs.
In the UK, Five's Milkshake block will start stripping the show at the beginning of January 2008. This will be supported by several consumer marketing initiatives, including a 65+ city live theatre tour by Premier Productions.
In Germany, a heavyweight marketing campaign spearheaded by Super RTL will continue into 2008 in preparation for the launch of the consumer products.
Meanwhile, a Canadian licensing drive is underway to complement the existing deals with Penguin Publishing and Treehouse Home Video, with several new agreements due to be announced shortly.
CCI Entertainment is also appointing agents for Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs in several key markets including Scandinavia, France, Brazil, Eastern Europe and Australia.
The show has now been sold into more than 85 territories worldwide.
In addition to this, CCI has sold kids' comedy series Frankenstein's Cat into several key territories, including CBBC in the UK. It will launch in early 2008. The firm is now seeking licensing deals for publishing, stationery and apparel.