International rights owner Coolabi Group today announces that the first series of hit pre-school show Clangers will be available on Netflix US from March 1, 2017.
American viewers will be able to stream the 26 x 22’ episodes of the stop-motion animation, which is narrated in the US by cultural icon William Shatner. The show premiered on Sprout in the US and on CBeebies in the UK.
The show follows Major, Mother, Small, Tiny and Granny Clanger, loveable pink, mouse-like creatures, who communicate in whistles and eat soup from their little blue planet’s soup wells. They are joined by their friends, the Iron Chicken, Soup Dragon, Sky Moos, the Eggbots and many more on a whole host of new adventures, making friends, solving problems and spreading kindness.
About Coolabi Group
Coolabi Group is a leading independent international media group and rights owner specializing in the creation, development and brand management of children’s and family intellectual property rights.
The group has particular expertise in books, television and digital.
Coolabi owns the rights in over 20 TV series and some 360 half- hours of programming; it has shows airing in more than 140 territories on channels including: ABC, Cartoon Network, CBeebies, CBBC, Clan / TVE, Disney, F5, ITV, Kika, Nickelodeon and Sprout.
Brands owned and represented by Coolabi include the multi-award-winning remake of Clangers, currently airing on CBeebies, and Scream Street, currently broadcast on CBBC. Other properties include Beast Quest, Domo, Poppy Cat, Purple Ronnie and the Smallfilms’ properties Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine.
The group also creates original series fiction for publishers and has created some 100 published series, consisting of over 1,000 books, sold in more than 40 languages. Four of these series, Warriors, Beast Quest, Animal Ark and Rainbow Magic have sold over ten million copies each and Coolabi is currently working on brand extensions for some of these properties the latest example being the hit new Beast Quest mobile game, co-produced with Miniclip.
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