China’s BesTV Picks Up Season Two of the WotWots

China’s IPTV service, BesTV today confirmed broadcast of season two of The WotWots.

The platform which has more than 20 million subscribers premiered the internationally popular series from Pukeko Pictures in November 2011.

“We are thrilled BesTV will rollout season two of The WotWots, based on the success of the first season and the brand’s popularity in the region.  The response to DottyWot and SpottyWot in China has been very strong and will continue to be a key focus area for us across our marketing and licensing initiatives” said Andrew Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Pukeko Pictures.

The WotWots is an enchanting pre-school series that follows the adventures of two adorable siblings from outer space, SpottyWot and DottyWot.  This delightful pair of enquiring minds have come to Earth to explore and to marvel at the extraordinary diversity of life on the blue planet. The show celebrates this joy of discovery and demonstrates the positive values that are the building blocks of a true and enduring friendship.

Season one sees SpottyWot and DottyWot come to explore planet earth in their steam-powered spaceship and arrive in the middle of a zoo.  In season two, the alien siblings land on a farm and meet strange and friendly farm animals and also travel to the seashore.   Encouraging the love of animals, the season celebrates the joy of discovery and the extraordinary diversity of life on the planet.

About The WotWots

The vibrant, energetic and colourful learning-based series from Pukeko Pictures is seen in over 90 countries.  AG Properties represents the brand for worldwide licensing and merchandising rights to the popular preschool property.  The award winning brand is available on DVD in many countries and has met digital demand with the release of episode downloads, an app, ‘Pocket SpottyWot’ and a free e-book, ‘Lanky Landing Legs’.  The property has a strong publishing presence internationally and is represented in many regions in the live appearance space.

About Pukeko Pictures

Pukeko Pictures is an independent entertainment production company, focused on the development and production of excellent quality, multi-platform entertainment for a global audience. Pukeko Pictures was founded in 2008 by Sir Richard Taylor, Tania Rodger and Martin Baynton, and is located in Wellington, New Zealand. With a connection to the world-famous Weta Workshop (Avatar, King Kong, Lord of the Rings), Pukeko Pictures is uniquely positioned in the creation of world-leading entertainment, harnessing the best in global talent and world-class production processes.

www.wotwots.com

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Wellington, New Zealand, June 18, 2013

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