Ubisoft Announces Deal with Nickleodeon for Raving Rabbids Tv Series


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6 octobre 2011

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Ubisoft Announces Deal with Nickleodeon for Raving Rabbids Tv Series

  1. 1. BISOFT® ANN UB T NOUNC CES DE EAL WIITH ®NICKELOD DEON F FOR RA AVING RABB G BIDS T SER TV RIES Based on the Popula and H ar Hilariou Video Game and us o e Viral Vid V deos, The Series Will Premie ere on Nickelod N deon Chhannels Worldwide in 2013 s nParis, France – October 6 2011 – Today, Ubisoft® anno 6, T ounced a lic censing agr reementwith Ni ickelodeon to bring a new tele evision series based on Ubisoft’ world-re o ’s enownedRabbids® brand to audience around t s o es the world. As part o the deal Nickelode of l, eon hassecured global bro d oadcast rights (exclud ding France for 78 se e) even-minute full CG e e, episodesto be p produced b Ubisoft, which Nickelodeon will packa by , age and air as 26 half-hourepisode across its channels worldwide (excluding France) be es s eginning in 2013.Created by Ubisoft French s d t’s studios in 2 2006, the w wacky, zany Rabbids h y have won a admirersaround the globe with their hilarious a and silly video games and viral videos th hat haveattracte more than 41 milli ed ion fans on YouTube. Ubisoft M n Motion Pictu ures will wo with orkUbisoft’ French studios to c ’s s create a te elevision se eries every bit as hila arious, une expectedand pre eposterous as the Rab bbids games that fans already kn s now and lov ve.“Nickelo odeon is on of the wo ne orld’s leading entertai inment brands for chil ldren and f families,and Ubi isoft is thril lled to be p partnering w with Nickelo odeon to de eliver uniqu televisio ue onprogram mming to it viewers,” said Jean- ts ” onnet, chie executive officer of Ubisoft -Julien Baro ef eMotion Pictures. “A the worl As ld’s most re entertainme brand f children and ecognized e ent forfamilies Nickelode s, eon is the p perfect vehicle to shar the zany Rabbids ch re y haracters a andtheir crazy advent tures with t television audiences around the g globe. This partnershi ipreprese ents a majo milestone in Ubisoft strategy to expand its brands to new me or e t’s y edia,thereby attracting new audie y ences to its games.”
  2. 2. About UbisoftUbisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and hasgrown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 20010-11 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1.039 billion. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.About Ubisoft Motion PicturesUbisoft Motion Pictures was formed by Ubisoft in 2011. The division is staffed by veteran film industryexecutives and is dedicated to bringing Ubisoft’s most popular brands to film, television and web series. Thesmall team is based at Ubisoft’s Paris headquarters and is responsible for maintaining brand integrity throughclose collaboration with Ubisoft’s creative studios while minimizing risk by pre-financing projects.About Nickelodeon InternationalNickelodeon is one of the most globally recognized and widely distributed multimedia entertainment brandsfor kids and family. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. Thecompany’s portfolio includes television programming and production around the world, plus special events,consumer products, digital offerings, recreation, books, feature films and pro-social initiatives. Nickelodeon’srich and varied programming includes everything from live action comedies like iCarly, Big Time Rush andVicTORIous, to global animation hits such as SpongeBob SquarePants and The Penguins of Madagascar, toinnovative curriculum-based preschool properties like Dora the Explorer and Team Umizoomi. Nickelodeonsbrands are seen globally in more than 500 million households in 112 countries via 47 locally programmedchannels and syndication.© 2011 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Rabbids Raving Rabbids, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo aretrademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries ###