Cartoon Network EMEA And Cartoon Network Asia-Pacific Buys Supernoobs Season Two Broadcasting Rights
This Thursday (11/01/2018), Canadian children’s media company – DHX Media has announced that they’ve renewed their animated comedy series – Supernoobs for a second season. Both Turner EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Turner Asia-Pacific hold exclusive regional licensing rights over the series, in these regions, the second season of Supernoobs will air on Turner’s Cartoon Network. In Canada, the second season will air on DHX’s Family Channel. In the United States, Hulu (partly owned by Turner’s parent company – Time Warner) has exclusive SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) and FVOD (Free Video on Demand) rights over the series. The second season will consist of 26 episodes, with a runtime of 22 minutes.
Supernoobs is an animated series produced by DHX’s animation studio in Vancouver and is created by Scott Fellows, also known as the creator of Johnny Test, which also aired on Cartoon Network USA and other international versions of Cartoon Network. Season two will be a continuation of the crazy space adventures of four kids – Kevin, Tyler, Shope and Roach. Collectively known as the Supernoobs, their mission is to save the galaxy from a deadly space virus, even though they’re inexperienced and they’re trying to master their powers given to them by their Battle Balls.
In season two, the Supernoobs are no longer the “noobs” they once were and are now more experienced, their training is nearing completion and they’re preparing to take on Count Venamus and the Creators. However, the Creators have realised that Earth maybe harbouring a secret ancient weapon that could wipe out the space virus, also Count Venamus now has a super-tough Mech-Army who are prepared to destroy the weapon and the Supernoobs, but only if the Supernoobs stop them first.
From The DHX Media Press Release: DHX Media Announces Season Two of Supernoobs with Turner and Family Channel
Hit DHX Media original series to air on Turner’s Cartoon Network channels in EMEA and Asia Pacific, and on DHX Television’s Family Channel in Canada
DHX Media, a leading global children’s content and brands company, announced today that a second season of its hit animated comedy series, Supernoobs has been exclusively licensed by Turner’s Cartoon Network in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and in Asia Pacific. The 26-episode order, which has been greenlit by DHX Television’s Family Channel in Canada, is produced by DHX Media’s Vancouver animation studio.
“The global momentum continues for Supernoobs with a second ‘supercharged’ season, as characters Kevin, Tyler, Shope, and ‘the Roach’ get up to more crazy adventures,” said Josh Scherba, EVP, Content and Distribution. “Kids worldwide can’t get enough of this hilarious DHX Media original series, and Turner’s Cartoon Network as well as our own Family Channel are the perfect broadcast outlets to deliver a new season of thrills to them.”
These newly announced broadcast deals come on the heels of a recently announced agreement with Hulu, which saw the digital service take exclusive SVOD and FVOD rights for season one of Supernoobs in the U.S. The deals highlight the continued global demand for DHX Media original content across linear and digital services.
In season two of Supernoobs (26×22’), it’s more super chillin’, more super villains and more super battle ball action, as the Supernoobs begin to master their powers! Noob training is almost complete, and the superhero team is ready to take on Count Venamus and the Creators with a new attitude, new powers and all new episodes! But it won’t be easy: The Creators have stepped up their game since realizing Earth may be hiding a secret ancient weapon that could wipe out the space virus. Count Venamus and his new super-tough Mech-Army are ready to destroy the hidden Earth power – and the Supernoobs – unless they can defeat him first.
Aimed at kids aged six to 11, Supernoobs is created by Scott Fellows, who is also behind another DHX Media hit, Johnny Test.
About DHX Media
DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide. Visit us at www.dhxmedia.com.