Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana brokered a deal with Cinedigm for rights to multiple titles from its children’s content library. This includes classic series such as Babar, Babar and the Adventures of Badou, and Bakugan Battle Brawlers.
Los Angeles-based Cinedigm now has DVD and transactional digital rights for more than 3,000 episodes, and will be kicking off the deal with Nelvana’s preschool series Ranger Rob, which focuses on the adventures of a Big Sky Park ranger and his group of friends. Additionally, Cinedigm will also release DVDs of The ZhuZhus, the Disney Channel series based on the U.S. toy brand.
Nelvana’s series 6Teen and CGI interactive series Little Charmers are also included in the deal. Cinedigm will release Babar and Father Christmas, Babar: King of the Elephants, Babar: The Movie, Franklin and the Turtle Lake Treasure, and Pippi Longstocking for digital purchase in November.