2D animation Mya Go! (104 x 5’30’), will see the preschool series launch in the UK from January 2020 on Channel 5’s Milkshake! Co-produced with Irish studio Piranha Bar and Motion Pictures Entertainment, the show has also been picked up by RTP in Portugal where its set to launch in Q1 of 2020 and ETB for the Basque region in Spain with a scheduled launch date of April 2020. In addition, Motion Pictures has sold MyaGo to Discovery Kids (MENA), where the first season started airing in September 2019.
These latest sales join existing broadcasters currently airing the series including RTEjr (Ireland), Club Super 3 (TV Catalunya), Clan (Spain) and TVNZ (New Zealand). The series also debuted on YLE’s TV2 in Finland in May 2019 where the first 13 episodes received an average share of 81% among kids aged 4-9 years (source: Finnpanel TV-Audience Measurement). Additionally, Mya Go will premiere on HOP! (Israel) in December 2019, TVE’s Clan (Spain) in January 2020 and SVT (Sweden) in Q1 2020. In Brazil, the series launched on SVOD platform Globoplay in September 2019 and will air on preschool channel Gloobinho from March 2020.
Jorge Patiño, Exec Producer at Motion Pictures said: “With Mya Go’s international roll-out well underway, we’re thrilled Channel 5’s Milkshake! is now set to become its UK home and to see the show’s presence strengthen even further in Europe. For the next season, we’re looking to bring Mya Go’s values of gender equality further to the forefront and introduce storylines that give a presence to multiculturalism and racial diversity in this unique and colourful series.”
Mya Go is created by Alan Foley (Dear Will) and series producer is Nicky Gogan (Piranha Bar). The series is co-produced by Piranha Bar (Ireland), and Motion Pictures (Spain), RTVE (Spain), TV3 (Televisió de Catalunya), RTE (Ireland), Gloobinho (Brazil) Screen Ireland (Ireland), with the support of BAI (Ireland) and ICEC (Generalitat de Catalunya). Sam Morrison (Peppa Pig, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom and Octonauts) serves as lead writer on the series which tells the story of Mya, a young girl whose enthusiasm infects everyone around her. She lives in the very busy town of Everyday with her closest friends Suzie Play, Emily Share and the hilarious Tommy Stop. With her fearless sense of adventure, she tries things for the first time with an ambitious and go-getter attitude.
Source: Piranha Bar