Co-producers HIT Entertainment and Nelvana green-light series for the UK, Canada and US.

Mike the Knight secures second season

Pre-school favourite Mike the Knight has been signed for a second season to air later this year.

The series will be produced jointly by co-producers HIT Entertainment in the UK and Nelvana Studio in Canada.

Treehouse in Canada, CBeebies in the UK and Nick Jr. in the US have already committed to air the second series, starting in May in Canada, summer in the UK and Autumn later this year in the US.

The first season of the pre-school show has been sold to 27 broadcasters in 112 territories around the world.

Edward Catchpole, SVP of HIT Brands, HIT Entertainment, said: "Mike has experienced a tremendous reception around the world on broadcast so we’re delighted to deliver even more magical, medieval adventures to the many pre-school boys and girls that have been clamouring for them."

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