Apr 13, 2017
Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana partnered with Discovery Kids to bring 26 hilarious episodes of its animated series The ZhuZhus throughout Latin America and the Caribbean beginning this May. In addition, Nelvana has completed a broadcast extension deal with Discovery Kids for Backyardigans ensuring the series’ 80 episodes remain on-air in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The ZhuZhus is based on the ZhuZhu pets toy line from Cepia LLC. Under the new agreement, The ZhuZhus will be available for viewers in Argentina; Belize; Bolivia, Brazil; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; El Salvador; Falkland Islands; French Guiana; Guatemala; Guyana; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Suriname; Uruguay; and Venezuela.
The ZhuZhus will also air in Caribbean this spring, including Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Bermuda; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherland Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; and the U.S. Virgin Islands.