Zodiak Kids announces today a UK deal with Channel 5’s Milkshake! for its hit preschool series Floogals. Floogals is based on an original idea from Dan Good and developed by Zodiak Kids Studios with UK special effects studio Jellyfish Pictures. Co-production partners on the brand are Sprout, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s preschool network and Nevision.

The first series of 52 x 11’ episodes will be revoiced with an UK cast and premiered earlier this week as part of Channel 5’s newly refreshed pre-school block Milkshake! The series is acquired by Milkshake! as the pre-school block enjoys its most successful year to date with year on year increases across children 4-15 and adults 16-34.*

Jean-Philippe Randsi, CEO Zodiak Kids said We are delighted to add Channel 5 to the global sales roster of over 150 territories that has already seen international success. Milkshake! will be a great UK home for this British born hit. ”

Sarah Muller, Head of Children’s, Channel 5 said: “I am so happy to be bringing this home-grown series to the Milkshake! Audience. Floogals is a sophisticated piece of British storytelling that will bring a fantastic and funny world alive for our young audience.”

Nigel Pickard, Executive Producer of Floogals and Director at Nevision added: “We look forward to working with the Channel 5 team to create the British version of Floogals that will entertain and inform the British audience.”