Silvergate announces new European TV deals for Octonauts as it continues global expansion
Apr 04, 2016
London and New York – 4 April 2016
The brand-new Gup-K vehicle featured in the double-length special, “The Octonauts and The Great Swamp Search!”
Silvergate Media (“Silvergate”), the international TV production and licensing company focused on pre-school children’s entertainment based in New York and London, announces a number of new international sales for Octonauts, its undersea preschool adventure property.
Furthering Octonauts global success, Octonauts broadcast deals have been finalised with Karusel (Russia), Disney Junior (Spain, and Portugal), and SVT (Sweden).
New TV platforms set the stage for new Octonauts consumer product launches in Russia, Iberia, and the Nordics.
Expansion into new EMEA territories comes on the back of successful TV and merchandising roll- outs in Asia, led by China and Korea.
Now in its fourth season Octonauts is aired in over 100 countries across the world, including on Disney Channel (USA), ABC (Australia), TF1 (France) and Super RTL (Germany). Octonauts is also broadcast on China Central TV (“CCTV”).
Ron Allen, SVP Commercial, Silvergate said:
“We’re proud to be building new Octonauts fans with excellent broadcasters in Russia, Spain, Sweden and Portugal. The show is already a worldwide ratings hit, and we’re looking forward to further success in these important new territories.”
Ron Allen, SVP Commercial
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Notes to Editors
Silvergate Media is a creative content and licensing company driven by big ideas and big collaborations. Formed in 2011 following a buyout from Chorion by William Astor and Waheed Alli, with offices in New York and London.
Silvergate develops and produces world-class content built to inspire, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through innovative storytelling, great products and strong partnerships.
Silvergate has a number of assets based on characters and brands developed for pre-school children. Among their portfolio of projects in production are Peter Rabbit (currently in its second season), Octonauts (currently in its fourth season) and its newest preschool series, Sunny Day (first season to be aired in 2017).
Silvergate are currently in pre-production on several brand new programmes for partners including Disney, Nickelodeon and Netflix and their development slate continues to grow.
The Octonauts are a dynamic eight-member team of quirky and courageous adventure heroes who dive into action whenever there is trouble under the sea. Equipped with a fleet of aquatic vehicles, they rescue amazing sea creatures, explore incredible new underwater worlds, and often save the day before returning safely to their home base, the Octopod.