Cut from “Cynopsis Kids” 11/30/11
Cartoon Network inks a deal with MEG Toys to acquire its animated TV series Puppy In My Pocket Adventures in Pocketville for broadcast in the US on its Boomerang channel. The Puppy In My Pocket Adventures in Pocketville (26×26) will debut on Boomerang in early 2012. Based on the Puppy In My Pocket brand from MEG, the series is a co-production between Mono TV, Giochi Preziosi and MEG. Adventures in Pocketville can already be seen on Turner platforms across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Pan-Asia. The toy line, based on the TV series, will be distributed in North America by US-based Jakks Pacific and is slated to begin shipping to retailers nationwide in spring 2012. North American merchandise licensing and promotions for the TV series is represented by Licensing Works.
Based on the “Puppy in my Pocket” toyline, the new series “Adventures in Pocketville” will be airing on Cartoon Network‘s Boomerang (US). Early 2012 is the current air date.EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — In a deal with Cartoon Network, Inc., MEG Toys has announced the arrival of its animated television series Puppy In My Pocket Adventures in Pocketville for broadcast in the US on Boomerang. The new agreement with Cartoon Network, Inc. marks an expansion of the Adventures in Pocketville relationship with Turner Broadcasting into the United States, and extends the show’s reach beyond broadcasts already underway across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Pan-Asia on Turner platforms.
North American merchandise licensing and promotions for the television series is represented by Licensing Works!®. Joe Morrison, CEO of MEG stated: “We are very pleased with the expansion of our relationship with Cartoon Network into the United States and for Puppy In My Pocket Adventures in Pocketville to air on Boomerang. The addition of the powerful reach of Turner Broadcasting in the US will surely make the series a children’s broadcasting success worldwide.” Orlando Corradi, CEO of Mondo TV, stated: “We are very honored to work in the US with Boomerang on this wonderful property and we really believe that the property is on its way to becoming a worldwide success.”