Peppa Pig coming to Canadian screens

Popular kid’s series Peppa Pig will air in Canada following an deal between Corus Entertainment’s Treehouse and Entertainment One.

All six seasons of the British animated series have been acquired and will air from March 2013 on Treehouse.

Ted Ellis, VP, programming, kids and family, Corus Entertainment said: “We’re delighted to add this beloved international hit series on Treehouse. Peppa Pig will complement the strong lineup of animated shows on the network and resonate with our audiences.”

Olivier Dumont, managing director at eOne Family, added: “With Peppa Pig proving to be a ratings hit in North America, Canada was the next key territory in our strategy to build a strong international broadcast platform for the property. We’re thrilled to be taking the show to Corus as it is a market leader in the region and its Treehouse channel will provide the perfect home for Peppa in Canada.”

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