Cartoon Network Asia Pacific Acquires Oggy And The Cockroaches Season 6 And 7
Turner Asia-Pacific have acquired the broadcasting rights to Season 6 and 7 of Xilam Animation’s Oggy and The Cockroaches. More information about season six and seven has also been released. The new seasons of Oggy And The Cockroaches will be made in 4K screen resolution and will air on Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Pogo feeds across the Asia-Pacific region. The new deal secures Turner’s rights over the show, after also acquiring the fifth season last December.
In season five, Oggy and the Cockroaches will travel back in time and meet historical and mythological figures such as Caesar, Leonardo da Vinci and the Cyclops. Seasons 6 and 7 will be a mixture of brand-new episodes with full remakes of classic episodes from the first two seasons, all produced in 4K.
Mark Eyers, Chief content officer for Turner Asia Pacific kids channels commented:
“We all know that cockroaches have some serious survival skills, and there’s just something about Oggy and his mischievous friends that continues to connect with kids. By extending the relationship with Xilam, Turner has kept hold of a proven hit to further boost its leadership position in the region.”
Marc du Pontavice, the founder and CEO of Xilam Animation mentioned that he was thrilled that the Oggy And The Cockroaches partnership with Turner will continue:
“Oggy’s worldwide success continues to hit new highs, and we are thrilled to pursue the partnership with Turner and Cartoon Network that helped build and expand Oggy as a phenomenon throughout Asia.”
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