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Cbeebies renews Postman Pat till 2015

MUMBAI: Classic Media, a global media company which has a portfolio of some of the world’s leading family entertainment brands, has secured an ongoing commitment from UK pubcaster the BBC‘s children‘s channel CBeebies for the pre-school series, Postman Pat, until 2015.


This year marks the 30th Anniversary of Postman Pat and shows the relationship with the BBC.
 
With the new commitment, the BBC will re-license Postman Pat Series 3-6, as well as four Postman Pat television specials, “Magical Christmas,” “Clowns Around,” “Pirate Treasure” and “Greendale Rocket.”


The partnership ensures Postman Pat’s presence across BBC1, BBC2, CBBC, CBeebies, BBC iPlayer and CBeebies radio, for a further five years through to October 2015. The show currently airs on CBeebies daily at 8:10 am and also on the BBC2 at 10:05 am.


Classic Media executive VP, international Chloe van den Berg said, “We’re delighted to have secured further commitment from the BBC for Postman Pat. Having aired on the children’s platform for almost 30 years now, Pat is one of the best loved characters on the BBC and the quality children’s programming it represents. It’s fantastic to see the brand still resonating with today’s young audiences.”
 

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