POPULAR CHILDREN’S PRE-SCHOOL SERIES PIP AHOY! MAKES ITS DEBUT IN CHINA
CHF Entertainment Ltd, in collaboration with Yecheng Shanghai Media, Wings Media (a wholly owned subsidiary of Shanghai Media Group (SMG)) and China Telecom has launched Pip Ahoy! across multiple IPTV, SVOD and Satellite channels throughout China.
With the first 52 episodes already dubbed into Mandarin, the series has launched simultaneously across a number of popular networks including Shanghai Online, Shanghai IPTV and BesTV a channel which is available in more than 20 provinces in China and 20 million homes in Shanghai alone. Further IPTV and SVOD platforms will be announced in the coming weeks; the combination of which could see Pip Ahoy! available on-demand in as many as 900 million homes throughout China.
Furthering its commitment to China, CHF Entertainment Ltd is also working with Wings Media on the production of the third series of Pip Ahoy! The new series of 26 x 11 minute episodes will see our favourite characters, Pip, Alba, Alan, Pasty, Hopper and of course Skipper embark on new adventures including mountain rescue and underwater exploration with new characters joining in on the fun. The series is set for first delivery at the end of 2017.
“We are very excited to be working with Yecheng, Wings Media (SMG) and China Telecom in this fascinating and growing market. We have received some great feedback for the series which has already encouraged Licensing and Merchandising interest too – a very promising start” says Jenny Johnstone, Commercial Director at CHF Entertainment.
Tong Zhou, CHF China Consultant adds, “Here at Yecheng Media we have been working with CHF Entertainment to secure and manage collaborative partnerships for Pip Ahoy! such as those with China Telecom and Wings Media (SMG). The series has been very well received across many platforms. We are very much looking forward to building a pan-Asia presence for Pip Ahoy! and supporting CHF Entertainment across its entire portfolio.”
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