#IrishAnimation: Wiggleywoo’s The Day Henry Met seasons 3 & 4 sell to Nickelodeon
International TV giant Nickelodeon has acquired the international broadcast rights to seasons 3 and 4 of the Irish-produced preschool series The Day Henry Met, produced by Dublin-based Wiggleywoo and distributed by Monster Entertainment.
The Day Henry Met is the story of 4-year-old Henry, who meets a new person, animal, or object every day. This deal will see 52 more episodes of the series be created.
The series has sold to numerous broadcasters around the world, including RTE in Ireland; TV Ontario, Television Francaise Ontario and Knowledge Network in Canada; Canal Plus for all French-speaking territories worldwide, ABC in Australia; Kids TV in Korea; YLE in Finland; and SVT in Sweden.
Nickelodeon International had previously acquired the rights for seasons 1 and 2 for multiple international territories including the UK, Scandinavia, Benelux, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, Israel, Australia and New Zealand, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. They renewed those rights as part of this new deal.
The Day Henry Met won the Best European Work award at the prestigious Pulcinella Awards in Venice in 2015, Best Animation at the Irish TV Gala Awards in 2016, and Best Animation at the recent Irish Animation Awards.