Peter Rabbit and Co. are coming to Nickelodeon.
Kidvid cabler has partnered with production company Chorion and the Frederick Warne and Co., which controls the rights to the Beatrix Potter canon, for a toon series based on Potter’s enduring animal characters.
“Tales of Peter Rabbit” will bow on Nickelodeon’s Nick Jr preschool block in 2012. Nick and Warne made the announcement Monday at the Mipcom TV sales confab in Cannes.
Chorion already produces the Nick Jr toons “Olivia” and “Max and Ruby.”