At the television trade event Mipcom in Cannes, Disney-ABC-ESPN
Television, the international TV channel and content distribution
arm of Disney, concluded multiple content agreements with
Poland's free television network TVP.
agreements include short films, returning live action series
and the global smash Disney Channel Original Movies Camp
Rock, High School Musical and High School Musical
two companies have closed an agreement for TVP to license
the complete collection of Pixar Animation Studios' beloved
short films, which will be broadcast on television for the
first time in Poland. Loved by fans all over the world, these
14 short films were originally made to precede screenings
of Disney/Pixar feature animation, and some went on to win
Academy Awards. Titles include recent short Presto.
This is the story of a magician's rabbit who turns the tricks
on his master after he fails to feed him.
further contracts, Disney-ABC-ESPN Television has also licensed
to TVP three Disney Channel Original Movies - Camp Rock,
High School Musical and High School Musical 2.
The broadcaster has also picked up Hannah Montana,
which follows everyday tween Miley Stewart and her alter-ego,
pop star Hannah Montana. Also included is The Suite Life
of Zack and Cody which follows the mayhem caused by identical
twins Zack and Cody, the newest residents of Boston's swanky
adventure show Lost will be returning to TVP. Continuing
from season three, the plane crash survivors learn more about
the mysterious 'Others' inhabiting the island and continue
to work together against the cruel weather and harsh terrain
in their battle to stay alive.
deals were brokered by Disney-ABC-ESPN Television's Tatjana
Vucanovic working with Slawomir Cyra at TVP.
Television's Francesca Tauriello says, "We are delighted
to be working once more with TVP to offer such a wide breadth
of our content to viewers in Poland. From addictive live action
drama such as Lost to a trio of record-breaking Disney
Channel Original Movies, and Disney/Pixar's much-loved collection
of short films, these agreements underline our commitment
to providing innovative and high quality programming for all