Daniel Cook and Emily Yeung at Home in Mexico, Morocco & Martinique
The two successful Canadian children’s television series This is Daniel Cook and This is Emily Yeung will now air in over 75 countries as a result of two new international distribution deals finalized this week by marblemedia Distribution and Picture Box Distribution.
Discovery Latin America and Rainbow Television Corporation (based in Beirut, Lebanon), have picked up 65 episodes of each show and will dub and/or subtitle them into the various languages of those territories. South Korean broadcaster, C4U Media Co Ltd, also picked up 65 episodes of This is Daniel Cook for their networks.
These licensing agreements are in addition to the three previous international deals for This is. Currently, Daniel and Emily can be seen daily on Playhouse Disney U.S., and Daniel Cook also airs on Playhouse Disney Germany and Australia’s public broadcaster ABC. In Canada, This Is Daniel Cook plays on Treehouse, TVO Kids, Knowledge Network, Access Alberta and SCN. This is Emily Yeung airs exclusively in Canada on the Corus Entertainment preschool channel, Treehouse.
â€œWe’ve always believed the show appeals to children of all backgrounds and cultures and these outlets exemplify the kind of learning-focused and safe entertainment sources to which we strive to provide,â€ said Mark Bishop, Executive Producer and Partner of marblemedia.
Territories for Discovery Latin American include Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guyana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherland Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands, US Virgin Islands, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Rainbow Television territories include Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, U.A.E., Tunisia and Yemen.
Picture Box’s Director of International Sales, Marilyn Kynaston, points out â€œThis is Daniel Cook has become such a break-out success in North America, we knew it would have similar success in many other territories. It’s a perfect combination of entertainment and education.â€
This is Daniel Cook and This is Emily Yeung are educational, live-action, preschool series that captivates children by bringing them along on exciting adventures to learn everything from digging up dinosaur bones to swimming with dolphins. Both shows are a co-production of Canadian producers marblemedia and Sinking Ship Entertainment. Picture Box Distribution, a Canadian-based sales and distribution agency, provides sales agency services on This is Daniel Cook.