Nick Asia acquires 'Lola And Virginia' show

MUMBAI: The Barcelona-based Icon Animation has licensed its show Lola and Virginia to Nickelodeon Asia.

The show will air on Nick in Brunei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Palau, Mongolia, Thailand, Cambodia, Macao, South Pacific Islands and Taiwan.

Icon Animation head of distribution and marketing Christophe Goldberger said, "Nickelodeon is the ideal home for Lola and Virginia in Asia and we are delighted to conclude this deal as we look forward to attending the Asian Television Forum. Our properties have a growing broadcast presence in the region and we are looking to extend this with licensing, publishing and mobile partnerships."

Life is never easy if your name is Lola, you're 12 years old, live in a rundown neighbourhood, have a couple of snotty little brothers to look after, always wear cheap clothes and your friends are absolutely crazy. But Lola is eternally optimistic, always putting a brave face on things. However, her world is turned upside down the day Virginia appears in her life. Virginia is a stuck-up little girl who has everything : beauty, boys, good grades, and filthy-rich parents only too happy to indulge her every whim. Sparks are bound to fly.

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