Toronto, Canada − Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises, announced that it has signed a deal with CJ E&M, Asia’s #1 Entertainment and Media Company, to represent the North American merchandise licensing rights for their action-packed preschool series, Super Wings. The deal grants Nelvana Enterprises representation rights for all merchandise categories with the exception of toys, which will be distributed by Auldey Toys North America in the U.S. and Imports Dragon in Canada.
Super Wings, co-produced by FunnyFlux Entertainment, the original creator, with Little Airplane
Productions, Qianqi Animation, EBS and CJ E&M had its broadcast launch on Korean channel EBS in September 2014, where it debuted as one of the top five preschool animated series and has since been sold into over 40 countries worldwide. In the United States, Super Wings currently airs on Sprout and the series will launch on Canada’s leading preschool network, Treehouse, in Fall 2015.
“Super Wings is a great addition to Nelvana’s portfolio,” said Andrew Kerr, Co-Head, Nelvana Enterprises. “Having had success with brands born out of Asian, such as Beyblade and Bakugan, we are excited for the opportunity to work with CJ E&M and Auldey China in launching this popular Korean property in North America.”