The distribution company has inked a deal with family entertainment company Outfit7 Limited for the global broadcast rights to Talking Tom and Friends.
Under the terms of the agreement, Jetpack will have the exclusive global TV rights, excluding Asia, to distribute the 52 x 11-minute, CGI animated series. Featuring the popular characters from the app franchise of the same name, the series already has a built in audience, thanks to its three billion worldwide downloads and the 250 million users returning to the apps every month.
Dominic Gardiner, CEO of Jetpack Distribution, said: “We are delighted to have acquired the distribution rights to Talking Tom and Friends: The Animated Series. The franchise is a massively successful app which has engaged millions of families around the globe in over 230 countries and territories. There is already much interest in this internationally recognizable brand and we look forward to working with Outfit7 and our global broadcast partners as we bring this much anticipated TV series to living rooms around the world.
“We’re hugely excited at the prospect of reaching fans in the comfort of their homes via traditional TV through this cooperation with Jetpack Distribution,” adds Samo Login, CEO and co-founder, Outfit7 Limited. “Having seen unprecedented demand on our branded YouTube channels for Talking Tom and Friends animated content, this partnership signals the next step in our content delivery strategy to solidify the brand as a household name across the globe.”