DQE, The Hive Enterprises sign deal with Playhouse Disney

MUMBAI: DQ Entertainment and The Hive Enterprises, co-producers of the new CGI pre-school series - The Hive, has signed a broadcast deal with Playhouse Disney for 150 countries.
The series is due to be aired on Playhouse Disney channels worldwide from early 2011. It will premiere this autumn in the UK on GMTV‘s pre-school Fluffy Club weekend strand.

The Hive is being co-produced by The Hive Enterprises, DQ Entertainment, Lupus Films and Monumental Productions with a production budget of 3.5 million pounds.
Bejuba Entertainment has come on board as the distributor for this pre-school series and Space Enterprises is handling the licensing and merchandising for the show.

The Disney deal covers regions including France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Korea, Japan and India as well as South East Asia, Latin America, Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

This series follows the fortunes of the friendly Bee family who live together in the Hive. Storylines explore themes of family, working together to solve problems, being part of a diverse community and caring for the environment.

Said DQ Entertainment Chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, "This acquisition by Disney is an affirmation of the strength of this property and our partnership with The Hive Enterprises."

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