Turner Broadcasting has reached a deal with Hasbro Studios to carry its
children's series Transformers Prime,
Chuck and Friends, My Little Pony and Pound Puppies internationally starting in summer 2011.
The programming agreement runs throughout the U.K., Spain, Sweden,
Norway, Denmark and the Middle East. Episodes of the four animated series will
air on Turner's Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito kids' services, in
addition to Cartoon Network Arabic in the Middle East and Boing in Spain.
"We're thrilled to
partner with Hasbro on this exciting deal which brings a raft of new content to
our network in a number of key markets," said Michael Carrington, chief content
officer, Turner Broadcasting, in announcing the deal Monday. "These shows
are fantastic legacy brands which have been brought to life for new audiences
and they are a welcome addition to our channel line-up."
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