Sky and NBCUniversal Global Distribution have signed a long-term partnership to bring ‘hundreds of hours’ of animated series featuring well-known heroes from DreamWorks Animation.
The deal includes access to new spin off series from hit film franchises such as How to Train Your Dragon, Trolls and Madagascar.
The deal includes exclusive access to the premieres of Madagascar: A Little Wild, TrollsTopia and Dragons Rescue Riders: Heroes of the Sky as well as All Hail King Julien, Home Adventures with Tip & Oh and Dawn of the Croods.
Stephen van Rooyen, EVP & CEO UK & Europe Sky said: “Our new partnership with NBCUniversal brings an impressive range of family favourites from DreamWorks Animation to Sky and NOW TV customers. Adding DreamWorks’ loveable stories of dreams, journeys and heroes alongside our originals and our partner content means customers can access the content they love, all in one place – easy.”
“Families are spending more time at home than ever before – as kids and adults alike love Dreamworks characters, hopefully this will help them enjoy more moments together.”
Belinda Menendez, President & CRO, Global Distribution and International, NBCUniversal said: “We are delighted to expand upon our long-standing relationship with Sky and NOW TV through this new deal that brings a vibrant, compelling slate of animated TV series to bolster the Sky Kids platforms. DreamWorks Animation has an outstanding pedigree in the realm of kids content and we look forward to partnering with Sky to bring these beloved characters and stories to homes across the UK and Ireland for families to enjoy.”
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