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Taffy Entertainment acquires distribution rights to DQE’s ‘ToddWorld’

MUMBAI: Hyderabad-based animation, gaming and entertainment company DQ Entertainment (DQE) has sold the distribution rights of the first season of its animated kids’ series ToddWorld to Taffy Entertainment.



The deal gives Taffy Entertainment the cable, satellite and other television


distribution rights in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Laos and Brunei.

Based on the best-selling books by Todd Parr, ToddWorld is co-produced by DQE in India, Mike Young Productions and Discovery Kids in the US, and Telegael of Ireland. The TV series was created by Todd Parr, in collaboration with writer Gerry Renert, president of SupperTime Entertainment.



Commenting on the announcement, DQE chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti said, “The success of the series has been a credit to all parties involved and we look forward to announcing further distribution deals on the second season as well, which will allow this production to reach global audience.”



The first season of the series was broadcast across 20 countries including Canada, Australia, UK, India, France, Germany and Korea. The series was nominated four years (2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007) for Daytime Emmy Award, and won the Parent’s Choice Award in 2005, 2006 and 2007.



“ToddWorld is one of those programs that appeals to children of all ages, all cultures and backgrounds. We’re confident the series will be a huge hit in these territories,” said Taffy Entertainment president distribution Lionel Marty.

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