Lily’s Driftwood Bay

Hollywood, California – HIP (Henson Independent Properties), The Jim Henson Company’s third party licensing and distribution label, has concluded a number of broadcast and digital license deals for the innovative children’s preschool series Lily’s Driftwood Bay. The announcements were made by Richard Goldsmith, EVP, Global Distribution and International Consumer Products, The Jim Henson Company.

Most notably, HIP has licensed Lily’s Driftwood Bay to Netflix in the U.S., Canada, the UK and Ireland. Additional sales include KiKa in Germany; MTV Oy in Finland; TV New Zealand; TVB in Hong Kong and Radio Television Brunei. The series, created and produced by Northern Ireland’s Sixteen South, had its global premiere on Nick Jr. in the UK in May 2014, followed shortly thereafter by its U.S. debut on Sprout, and its Australian debut on ABC. The series also airs on Sweden’s SVT, Norway’s NRK, Ireland’s RTEjr, and Israel’s HOP! Lily’s Driftwood Bay has just been awarded the Parents’ Choice Recommended Award, and was selected by Common Sense Media as one of the Best Kids’ TV Shows of 2014.