'Atomic Betty,' 'Street Football' continue to travel

PARIS — Distrib Zodiak Rights has inked a raft of sales on TV toon series “Atomic Betty” and “Street Football.”

“Atomic Betty,” which comprises 78 half-hours, was picked up by new U.S. kids cabler, The Hub, and will air daily in an afternoon slot. Toon previously aired on the Cartoon Network in the U.S.

“Atomic Betty” turns on a studious, sci-fi-mad teenage girl who leads a double life as a Galactic Guardian.

Show is produced by Canada’s Atomic Cartoons, Breakthrough Prods. and Zodiak Media Group’s Tele Images Prods.

In Gaul, “Atomic Betty” airs on commercial net M6 and cabler Teletoon.

“Street Football,” which comprises 78 half-hours, was nabbed in Germany by Tele 5 for TV rights and TMG for

video and merchandising, Latin America’s Cartoon Network, Israel’s Noga, Switzerland’s TSR, Greece’s ERT and Ukraine’s Inter TV.

The series, which airs in 100 territories, pulled top ratings on RAI in Italy and French pubcaster France 3.

Based on Italo writer Stefano Benni’s novel, the series is produced by Philippe Alessandri and Giorgio Welter’s Tele Images Prods. for France Televisions and RAI Fiction.

Zodiak Rights, which is headquartered in London and Paris, operates in more than 18 markets.

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