Sprout will debut the series in the US while Discovery Kids will air the show in Latin America.

Super Wings takes flight in the US and Latin America

CJ E&M’s Super Wings series is heading to the US and Latin America following deals with channels Sprout and Discovery Kids.

Sprout will premiere the series in the US on March 14th while Discovery Kids will debut the series in Q2.

The latest broadcasters join Canal Plus’ Piwi+ (France), SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland) and EBS (South Korea) in airing Super Wings.

“We are very proud to be bringing Super Wings to the Americas in 2015” said Jisoo Han, head of animation business division at CJ E&M. 

“The huge interest already shown in the property, indicates that things are really starting to take off for our little air plane hero."

Alpha Animation and Culture is the master toy partner for Super Wings and Auldey Toys of North America, a subsidiary of Alpha Animation and Culture, will launch the initial US toy programme with Toys R Us in October 2015 before a national retail roll out in spring 2016.

Super Wings follows a jet plane named Jett who travels around the world delivering packages to children. On every delivery, Jett encounters new problems that he must solve with his Super Wings team.

The show’s curriculum focuses on issues of creative problem solving and cultural diversity and the characters visit 52 cities in 45 countries over the course of the series.

CJ E&M will hold special screening sessions for Super Wings at Kidscreen Summit 2015 in Miami.

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