Boomerang International Feeds Get Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs Animated Series
Turner Broadcasting System and DHX Media have reached a deal to buy the broadcasting rights for the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, based on the Sony Pictures Animation film franchise. The animated series is currently being produced by DHX Media and Sony Pictures Animation. The animated series was commissioned by Teletoon in Canada and will be aired on Boomerang feeds worldwide outside the United States which include local variants of Boomerang in Europe, Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific area and Latin America.
Josh Scherba, the senior VP of distribution at DHX Media stated that the success of the movie was the reason for new the TV series:
“Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has a huge global fan base following the successful movie franchise and we are confident that the equally wacky and wonderful TV series will resonate with children and families globally.”
Cecilia Persson, the VP of acquisitions and co-productions for international at Turner Broadcasting, stated that Boomerang is always looking for great new content for their channel and believe that Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is a great show for their channel.
“As we continue to expand our programming lineup, we’re on the lookout for great content that whole families can enjoy. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs offers exactly that and we’re delighted to have acquired the series for Boomerang right across our international markets.”
Rick Mischel, executive producer at Sony Pictures Animation is excited that Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs is about to have its very own show and revealed a bit of the premise for the new show:
“We’re really excited to see the comedy and heart of Cloudy packed into a TV series. This brand has fans worldwide, and now they get to go back and see all the adventures of Flint and Sam as teenagers.”