WILDBRAIN SECURES GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION RIGHTS FOR NEW ANIMATED COMEDY-ADVENTURE SERIES SAVING ME
Toronto, ON – October 27, 2022 – WildBrain, a global leader in kids’ and family entertainment, has secured worldwide distribution rights for seasons one and two of the brand-new 2D-animated comedy-adventure series, Saving Me (20×22’ total). Produced by Montreal’s Sphere Animation in partnership with BYUtv, the series is currently available for delivery.
What would you tell your 11-year-old self if you had the chance? Saving Me is the story of a tech billionaire from the distant future who has messed up his life, relationships and the world, but who now has the opportunity to reinvent his life and the future by going back in time to team up with…himself.
Caroline Tyre, VP Global Sales and Rights Strategy at WildBrain, said: “Saving Me is a heartwarming second-chance story, perfect for kids and the whole family to enjoy together. It’s laugh-out-loud fun and a terrific addition to our robust catalogue of animated content. We’re excited to share this entertaining adventure series with audiences around the world.”
Jacques Bilodeau, President and Producer of Sphere Animation said: “We are thrilled with the work our team accomplished on Saving Me and on the outcome of our partnership with BYUtv. This is the beginning of a great relationship with an important player in family television.”
Principal voice actors in Saving Me include Ivan Sherry (Inspector Gadget), Adam Sanders (Clifford the Big Red Dog), Jonathan Tan (My Little Pony: Tell Your Tale), Amariah Faulkner (Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood), Ana Sani (WildBrain’s Strawberry Shortcake: Berry in the Big City), Dan Chameroy (Hotel Transylvania: The Series), Cory Doran (Total DramaRama) and Jamie Watson (True and the Rainbow Kingdom).
For more information, please contact:
Aimée Norman at The DDA Group
+44 (0) 7957 564 050
At WildBrain we inspire imaginations to run wild, engaging kids and families everywhere with great content across all media. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. At our 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art animation studio in Vancouver, BC, we produce such fan-favourite series as The Snoopy Show, Snoopy in Space, Chip & Potato, Carmen Sandiego, Go, Dog. Go! and more. Our shows are enjoyed worldwide in more than 150 countries on over 500 streaming platforms and telecasters, and our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, garnering billions of views per month from over 245 million subscribers. Through our leading agency, WildBrain CPLG, we also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well as for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit us at WildBrain.com.