Ricky Zoom races onto UK screens with Nick Jr. and Milkshake!

Entertainment One’s new pre-school property, Ricky Zoom, is continuing to zip around the globe, with news that the animated series will launch to Nick Jr. this October, followed by Channel 5’s pre-school programming block, Milkshake! in May next year.

Series one of the new show will air on Nick Jr. this October 5th, making its UK debut amid a global roll-out for the animation.

“The UK is an integral part of the international rollout of Ricky Zoom,” said eOne’s Monica Candiani, EVP international content sales, Family & Brands. “Nick Jr. and Milkshake! have been our partners for 15 years with Peppa Pig and 10 years of Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom and have a strong reputation for delivering top-tier programming in this crucial market.

“These new broadcast partnerships reflect our commitment to reaching audiences on the very best platforms and we’re confident that the show’s themes of vehicles, adventure and teamwork will resonate strongly with British preschoolers.”

Entertainment One’s latest preschool property is gearing up for broadcast across multiple territories, including Nickelodeon(U.S.), Super RTL (Germany), Clan TV (Spain), Gulli(France), RAI (Italy), Youku (China), Discovery Kids (Latin America), Karusel (Russia), Minika Cocuk (Turkey), Spacetoon (MENA).

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