Licensing News

eOne announces Super RTL as German broadcast partner

Published on: November 7th, 2017

Hit pre-school TV show, Peppa Pig, will be heading to Germany’s leading children’s broadcaster.

The free-to-air broadcaster has acquired the rights of the global pre-school success, and Super RTL will be premiering brand new episodes of Series 7, never seen before in Germany, from 1st March 2018.

Super RTL’s licensing division will be responsible for the Peppa Pig licensing programme in Germany with a focus on assembling new partners, in addition to managing existing relationships with licensees in the territory.

Claude Schmit, CEO at Super RTL, commented: “We’re extremely excited about the arrival of Peppa Pig on Super RTL. The show’s winning combination of humour, charm and relatable stories of everyday family life is sure to appeal to our pre-school audience and we look forward to bringing Peppa Pig to homes across Germany next year.”

Monica Candiani, head of international sales at eOne Family, added: “We’re delighted that Peppa Pig will be airing on the No. 1 destination for kids in Germany, and we look forward to Peppa joining its pre-school line up.”

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