Entertainment One (eOne) has inked new broadcast deals for its all-bike CGI-animated preschool series, Ricky Zoom, that will debut on TV screens across Australia for the first time.
The 52×11 min episodes of series one of Ricky Zoom will premiere on Nick Jr., in Australia 20 July, Monday onwards, with new episodes airing weekdays at 10am. In November 2020, Ricky Zoom will also begin airing on Australia’s Channel 9 to further accelerate exposure in the region.
Commenting on this, eOne Family Brands Content Sales EVP Monica Candiani said, “We’re proud to be bringing Ricky Zoom to audiences in Australia by extending our partnership with Nickelodeon and welcoming Channel 9 as our terrestrial partner in the region. It is an action comedy adventure series with real heart and these latest deals are testament to the strong appeal of the show.”
Since it debuted on screens in late 2019, Ricky Zoom has been very successful achieving great ratings in multiple markets. The show’s combination of speed and cool stunts has introduced a world of biking adventures to mini bike-lovers.
Nick Jr. is already home to the show in both the US and UK, whilst Australia’s Channel 9 joins a growing list of broadcast partners bringing Ricky Zoom to the global audience. These include CCTV (China), Channel 5 Milkshake! (UK), Clan TV (Spain), Discovery Kids (Latin America), Thai PBS (Thailand), Gulli (France), Karusel (Russia), Minika Cocuk (Turkey), NRK (Norway), RAI (Italy), Spacetoon (MENA), Super RTL (Germany), SVT (Sweden), Treehouse (Canada) and Youku (China).