Henson Sends Preschool Series Abroad

The Jim Henson Company has signed several new broadcast deals for a trio of its preschool series including "Dinosaur Train," "Sid the Science Kid" and "Pajanimals."

Multiple deals for "Dinosaur Train" have been secured in key territories including Europe where Buena Vista acquired seasons three and four of the series for Disney in Germany. Additionally, Watchever has licensed season two for Austria, Germany and Switzerland, while France’s cable and satellite provider Multithematiques acquired season three. "Dinosaur Train" was also acquired in the Middle East and Africa by SIC.

"Sid the Science Kid" has been licensed to Singapore’s Mediacorp and to Nagase Brothers in Japan. The Emirates Cable TV & Multimedia has acquired the rights to season two for the United Arab Emirates. Meanwhile, TV Film International has picked up the rights for Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.

Finally, "Pajanimals" has been acquired in Finland, Greece, Thailand and Brazil.