Guru Signs Broadcast Deals for 123 Number Squad
Guru Studio is pleased to announce today it has signed new broadcast deals for 123 Number Squad!, the educational adventure series from Singapore’s Omens Studios.
New broadcast partners signed by Guru include TRT in Turkey, Canal Panda in Portugal, Canal Plus in Poland, PCCW in Hong Kong, and HRT in Croatia. They join an impressive roster of international broadcasters already on board including Youku in China, MBC Shahid in the Middle East, and HOP in Israel.
123 Number Squad! was commissioned by Singapore’s Mediacorp and is currently airing on Sky Kids in the UK. Guru Studio acquired worldwide broadcast rights to 123 Number Squad! last year and also represents the brand across all global licensing and merchandising.
“We’re delighted to be growing our list of top-notch broadcasters who believe in 123 Number Squad!’s mix of adventure and number-based fun” says Guru Studio’s Manager of International Sales and Licensing, Jennifer Oppenheimer. “We’re excited to build on this strong momentum heading into MIPCOM as we continue to introduce the series to even more partners.”
Chi Sim Tang, CEO of Omens Studios added: “123 Number Squad!is a vibrant series that not only provides kids with educational tools but also fun and enduring connections with lovable characters. The team at Guru have secured a number of great new broadcast partners for the series and we can’t wait for new territories and audiences to discover 123 Number Squad and the world of Numberville!”
The CG preschool series follows Paula, Billy, and Tim as they use numbers, counting, and shapes to become a fast-response rescue team that helps the citizens of Numberville. The fun and fast-paced education adventure series allows preschoolers to learn and laugh as they go, while also exploring key social and emotional development themes such as sharing, resilience, teamwork, and friendship.
In addition to 123 Number Squad!, Guru Studio is bringing a growing roster of its own originals to MIPCOM as well as several new series in development.