Decode Enterprises has scored a series of international deals for the stop-motion animation preschool series, “Poko.” The series is produced by Decode’s sister company at DHX, Halifax Film, and is currently in its third season on CBC in Canada.
Discovery Kids has taken non-standard and standard television rights in Spanish for the United States to the Poko series (seasons 1-3), with Discovery Kids Latin America acquiring non-standard rights for season three in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Decode has also sold all 109 episodes to Italy’s RaiSat and the first 26 episodes to Polmedia’s Mini Mini cable and satellite channel. The Turkish digital broadcasting platform DigiTurk has acquired season three as well as a renewal for seasons one and two. Additionally, Hong Kong’s ATV has committed to series two and three, Korea’s digital satellite Skylife has picked up series one and two for its Kids-Talk-Talk channel, and Pacific Bridge has obtained home video rights for Korea. In Australia, ABC2 has signed up for season two.