Sky Deutschland and Studio 100 Media extend successful
- Extension and Expansion of existing co-operation between Sky Deutschland and Studio 100 Media
- Expansion of non-linear rights and multi-year extension of exclusive broadcast rights to the Junior Channel transmitted by Sky Deutschland
Cannes, 13th April 2015 – Sky Deutschland and Studio 100 Media extend and enhance their partnership. Sky viewers can continue to enjoy a broad selection of children’s programs including the remakes of the classic series “Maya the Bee” and “Vic The Viking” which continue to excite young viewers with their new computer animated look, as well as others such as “Mia and Me”, “My Little Pony – Friendship is Magical”, “Bibi Blocksberg” and films and series based on the Astrid Lindgren books.
The newly sealed agreement also includes the comprehensive expansion of non-linear rights. This enables accessibility to a larger selection of Junior programs such as “Vic The Viking”, “Maya The Bee” and “Woodlies” available through the Sky on demand services Sky Go and Sky Anytime, as well as via Snap by Sky in Germany and Austria.
Constanze Gilles, Director of Partner Channels at Sky Deutschland: “Children’s programs are an important part of the Sky brand, they delight the whole family and Junior stands for wonderful children’s entertainment with both classics as well as with new CGI-series such as “Maya The Bee”. We look forward to exclusively presenting ‘Junior’ content both through linear and on demand services on Sky.”
“Our collaboration with Sky remains a trusting, successful partnership and we are very pleased to extend this cooperation again. Next year, ‘Junior’ will have already been broadcasting for 20 years on German Pay TV on Air, showing best entertainment for the whole family, including the classics, live action formats and now additionally CGI productions. ‘Junior’ has since become part of the Sky broadcasting family and is now also on Sky Anytime, as well as Sky Go and Snap by Sky.”
Selective Program Highlights:
“Marsupilami – Im Dschungel ist was los”, 2 series, 26 Episodes, from 2nd February, daily at 12:15pm.
“Maya the Bee”, special screening on 1st May from 4pm and on the following five Saturdays at 10am.
“ Michel Films for Whitsun”, special screening with episodes “Michel in der Suppenschüssel”, “Michel muss mehr Männchen machen” and “Michel bringt die Welt in Ordnung”, from 23rd to 25th of May, at 10am.
About Sky Germany:
Sky is the market leader in German and Austrian Pay-TV with over 1.4 Million viewers and a yearly turnover of approximately 1.7 Billion Euros. The company offers a range of live sports, films, series, children’s programs and documentaries. Sky Germany employs 2.500 employees and its main offices are situated in Unterföhring near Munich. The Company is part of Europe’s leading Entertainment group Sky plc.
(as on the 31st December 2014).
About Studio 100 Media:
Studio 100 Media is a 100 percent subsidiary of Belgian firm Studio 100 Group. Based in Munich, Germany, the company is an international production and distribution company for high-quality and non-violent children’s entertainment. It develops and acquires new formats and is also responsible for the global marketing of its own rights portfolio as well as of third party programming.
Since 2012 Studio 100 Media has through its subsidiary Studio 100 Film been involved in producing animation feature films for worldwide distribution. The first project was the 3-D German/Australian co-production “Maya The Bee – Movie”. Further brands under the Studio 100 Media umbrella include ‘Heidi’ and ‘Vic The Viking’ – both as classic series’ and as CGI re-productions.
In addition to the licensing business Studio 100 Media is responsible for all marketing activities and for the development and production of merchandising and home entertainment products in GAS.
ontact for Media:
Sky Deutschland AG
Tel. 089 – 9958 6342
Katharina Muck Devika Patel
Studio 100 Media GmbH DP-PR
Tel.: + 49 (0) 89 960 855 133 Mobile: +44 (0) 7773 324 159