Jetix Europe And Canalsat Negotiations Resume Over Continued Carriage
Amsterdam, The Netherlands and London, UK - Jetix Europe N.V.
(AMEX:JETIX; Reuters: JETIX.AS; Bloomberg: JETIX.NA) today announced
that negotiations with Canalsat over carriage of its French channel
on the platform have resumed.
As part of the discussions both parties have agreed to extend
carriage from 15th of December 2007 to 31st of March 2008 - ensuring
the channel will continue to air on Canalsat whilst a new deal is
Paul Taylor, Chief Executive Officer for Jetix Europe, said: "We are
delighted that negotiations have resumed between Jetix and Canalsat.
The latest wave of Mediacabsat research released in July of this year
showed that Jetix is one of the most popular kids TV channels on the
platform. We're hopeful that renewed negotiations will allow us to
strike a deal with Canalsat and look forward to continuing to offer
its' younger subscribers some of their favourite
programmes in the future."
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Jetix Europe N.V. is a leading pan-European integrated kids'
entertainment company with localised television channels, programme
distribution and consumer products businesses. Jetix Europe N.V. is
listed on Euronext
Amsterdam Stock Exchange and is majority owned (approximately 74%) by
The Walt Disney Company. In 2004 Jetix Europe and The Walt Disney
Company launched Jetix, a global kids entertainment brand which
brings a unique
combination of action, adventure and cheeky humour to kids aged 6-14
Jetix Europe's 14 Jetix television channels entertain kids aged 6-14
in 58 countries and 19 languages, reaching over 49 million households
across Europe and the Middle East with content tailored to suit local
markets. Branded blocks air on terrestrial TV networks reaching over
100 million households. Jetix Europe offers interactive TV games
channels through cable and satellite platforms in the UK and Israel
and runs 18 localised websites which receive over 100 million page
impressions on average every month. In addition the company has
launched GXT, a pay-TV channel in Italy, targeting teenage boys.
Jetix Europe owns one of the largest libraries of kids programming in
the world with approximately 6,000 episodes. Distributed to more than
95 terrestrial, cable and satellite channels in over 55 markets
across Europe and the Middle East, the library includes major global
programming franchises such as Power Rangers, Sonic X, Spiderman,
X-Men and W.I.T.C.H. The Jetix Europe library is serviced by
Disney-ABC International Television (formerly Buena Vista
JCP (Jetix Consumer Products International) is Jetix Europe's
consumer products and home entertainment business with representation
in over 40 European countries including fully integrated offices in
the UK, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands as
well as third party agents in other key markets. JCP's properties
are sourced from the Jetix Europe library and include Sonic X and
Gadget and the Gadgetinis as well as third party representation for
properties such as PUCCA, and Totally Spies.
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