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Sinking Ship Seals New Broadcast Deals for Five Shows

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Sinking Ship Entertainment announced new and renewed partnerships with broadcasters for five of its children’s series this year.

The company has secured new broadcast licenses for four shows created by Sinking Ship Founder and Executive Producer J.J. Johnson including, Annedroids, the CGI/live action children’s sci-fi and STEM comedy series; Chirp, the preschool animated series based on the Canadian children’s magazine of the same name; Dino Dana, live-action science-focused adventure show; Endlings, live-action and CGI sci-fi series for kids ages 9-12; and Odd Squad, the live-action math and science comedy show for school-age children from Fred Rogers Productions and Sinking Ship.

The new and renewed partnerships with international broadcasters include the following:

  • Annedroids: to SVT (Sweden), NRK (Norway) and relicensed to Knowledge Kids and TVO Kids (Canada).
  • Chirp: relicensed by CBC (Canada)
  • Dino Dana: to Coupang (South Korea) and Astro (Malaysia and Brunei) via Bomanbridge; and Hop! (Israel, season four, and a relicense on season one)
  • Endlings: to SVT (Sweden, season two)
  • Odd Squad: Netflix Canada and a relicense for India and German speaking Europe; Hop! (Israel, season three); Coupang (South Korea, two seasons via Bomanbridge); CBBC (UK, relicense of season one); SVT (Sweden, season two relicense)

“It’s heartening to see our series resonate with kids around the globe from Canada to Sweden, and Israel to Brunei,” said Marilyn Kynaston, Head of Sales for Sinking Ship Entertainment. “We are excited to be working with these market-leading broadcast partners.”