Unique: BBC French Animation has signed a deal for about 250 episodes.
grizzy and the lemmings world tour And VC Family taken from the French animation studio Hari and will appear on iPlayer and Linear Kids channels in the coming year.
The deal includes the third and fourth 78-part seasons. grizzy and the lemmings world tourA non-interactive slapstick comedy based on a grizzly bear who has to deal with a tribe of lemmings.
It first launched in 2016 and has regularly featured in Netflix’s top 10, with global partners including France Télévisions, Warner Media, Germany’s Super RTL, Mango TV in China, Wildbrain and Canada’s TeleQuebec.
During this, VC family Season 1 is based in a Wisconsin barn in the middle of the cornfields. Vesey, an irresponsible weasel with the IQ of a teenager, raises adopted twin ducklings after accidentally hatching their eggs. France Télévisions, Germany’s Super RTL and Canada’s Téléquébec are all partners.
Sophie Prigent, Hari’s head of sales, said that the BBC “provided an ideal location for our comedy animated show.”
“Slapstick humor really resonates with British families, so we are delighted to be bringing our creations to an even bigger audience there,” she said.