Lionsgate takes Shaun the Sheep to US with Aardman

Aardman has signed a deal with Lionsgate Home Entertainment in the US, for the entire Shaun the Sheep catalogue.

As part of the agreement, seasons one to five have also been picked up for broadcast by Boomerang in the US.

Plus, all five seasons of the show, including its half-hour special The Farmer’s Llamas, are part of the Lionsgate arrangement.

The new deal will start to roll out across all major US entertainment retailers and online, starting in February.

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