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Om Nom comes to UK TV

Published on: 8th November 2013

ZeptoLab and CiTV have announced that Om Nom Stories, animated short films based on the award-winning Cut the Rope game, is now airing on the CiTV channel.cut-the-rope-image-(2)300

Om Nom Stories is a series of 1-2 minute animated adventures that follows the adventures of Om Nom, the star of the gaming app. The animated short films have already enjoyed over 100m views globally on YouTube and are a hit with the target audience of kids aged 5-11. As well as CiTV and YouTube, Gulli in France, Clan in Spain and Kaiser in Germany are airing the animated shorts on television or online.

Jamila Metran, head of programming, CiTV, said: “We are delighted to be bringing Om Nom’s adventures to a TV audience in the UK for the first time. Om Nom Stories captures the wit, charm and fun of the game and the character in a series of delightful animated shorts that we hope our viewers will love.”

Trudi Hayward, SVP, head of global merchandising, ITV Studios Global Entertainment, added: “The excitement and humour of the Cut the Rope game transfer perfectly to these animated shorts, which further underline the multimedia appeal of Om Nom. With a strong and growing presence on TV, the web, and at digital and physical retail, Cut the Rope is truly a brand for today.”

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