LONDON — Hoho Rights, the business arm of children’ manufacturing firm Hoho Leisure, has introduced that award-winning preschool sequence, Hana’s Helpline (52 x 10”), is now airing on nationwide TV in China on CCTV. The deal was negotiated by The Media Pioneers, Hoho’s unique distribution associate in China.
The deal follows the sequence’ preliminary launch on Tencent and MangoTV, two of China’s hottest VOD channels. CCTV, China’s state-owned broadcaster, runs the nation’s main kids’s channel which is accessible to over one billion viewers.
“We’re thrilled to be bringing this stunning stop-motion sequence to preschoolers in China and it’s been a pleasure working with Maggie and her crew to make this occur,” remarked Hoho Leisure joint managing director, Helen Howells. “Hana and her pals are there to remind little kids that they need to by no means concern speaking about their issues, regardless of how large or small.”
Maggie Liang, The Media Pioneers’ MD, added, “We’re proud to characterize Hoho Rights to distribute Hana’s Helpline, a basic and progressive IP, to the Chinese language market. The present’s idea and characters carry enjoyable and positivity to children and their households. We imagine Chinese language audiences will benefit from the present and fall in love with Hana and her pals.”
Produced by Wales-based Calon TV for S4C and Channel 5, Hana’s Helpline is a stop-motion animation sequence a few devoted duck agony aunt who’s at all times on the finish of a cellphone. The sequence offers with the form of social and emotional points that younger kids expertise after they first begin going to high school. Collectively together with her son Francis, Hana helps animals with all types of issues, whether or not it’s a giraffe that’s being bullied as a result of it’s so tall or just a little duck that’s too scared to go swimming. Her endurance and sympathetic response both assist them resolve the issue, or deal with it if it might probably’t be mounted.
Supply: Hoho Leisure