DHX Signs ‘Abney and Teal’ Deals

DHX Media has signed a raft of licensing deals for the whimsical TV series “The Adventures of Abney and Teal” in the U.K.

Cooneen & Misirli is producing a range of nightwear and underwear; Redan Publishing will be feature the series in its compilation magazines Fun to Learn Friends and Fun to Learn Favourites and took the option to launch a standalone publication for the brand; and Abbey Home Media has scooped up home entertainment rights for the animated series, with two titles planned for release this year.

“Abney and Teal is a refreshing, quirky property that embodies wholesome fun and adventure in a city park landscape that is familiar the world over,” says Stephen Gould, commercial director, DHX Media. “It has proved hugely popular with broadcast audiences and in particular the lead territories of the U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. We are very excited to be further expanding the brand roll out this year.”

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