Turner asks for more ‘Jelly Jamm’

Second season to play on Cartoonito

MADRID — Turner Broadcasting has reupped on acquired toon series “Jelly Jamm,” produced by Spain’s Vodka Capital, nabbing the second season for its pre-school brand Cartoonito.

In September, Turner rolled out U.K. pre-school channel Cartoonito across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, often as a branded block on Boomerang.

A vibrantly colored, pre-school comedy about five wacky friends on planet Jammbo, the origin of music, “Jelly Jamm’s” first season was chosen as one of a clutch of flagship debut shows for Cartoonito, along with “Bananas in Pyjamas” and “LazyTown.”

Deal saw Turner acting as not only a broadcast partner but also licensing agent in EMEA countries.

Vodka Capital has just wrapped production on season one of “Jelly Jamm.”

Cecilia Persson, VP acquisitions and co-productions, Turner Broadcasting, said: “This second season will strengthen our strong content line-up as we continue to build the channel’s footprint across the region.”

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