FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has announced that it has greenlit the second season of Kate & Mim-Mim.
Series two is due to launch on Disney Junior US and will then air globally in late 2015. The series is currently in pre-production and will include two themed seasonal specials.
A number of key consumer products partners have also signed FMKFE’s expanding new girls’ property. Just Play is on board as global master toy partner and will initially focus on the development of plush, dolls, figure packs, and role play products. The initial launch is scheduled in North America and the UK for spring 2016, followed by a wider international retail roll out in line with the second series.
Penguin Young Readers, a division of Penguin Random House, has signed as the North American publishing partner for the brand. The initial line will launch in fall 2016 and will include storybooks, levelled readers, e-books and doodle and activity and sticker books.
A first DVD collection has launched in the UK, alongside a magazine special from Immediate Media. Acronym recently launched the first Kate & Mim-Mim English language app and Universal has just released their first DVDs in Germany.
Andrea Brent, VP licensing & merchandising, FremantleMedia, North America, said: “We are delighted to be collaborating with Just Play and Penguin Young Readers on Kate & Mim-Mim. They are the perfect partners to help translate this series into a range of creative toys and books that will engage and entertain young fans across the globe.”