The Magic Hockey Skates glides US with Sprout

The Magic Hockey SkatesSprout bags the broadcast rights for The Magic Hockey Skates for its holiday slates…

Sprout, NBC Universal’s 24-hour US preschool network, takes over the US broadcast rights of The Magic Hockey Skates, Amberwood Entertainment’s TV special.

The network has bought the US broadcast rights for the half-hour animated special from Entertainment One (eOne) which is produced by Ottawa, a Canada-based Amberwood Entertainment, for its holiday slate.

eOne previously sold international broadcast rights of the animated series to Disney Channel in Latin America and Brazil; SRC in Canada; France Télévisions, KiKa in Germany; MBC in Middle East; SVT in Sweden and DR in Denmark.

Based on Allan Morgan’s book, the Magic Hockey Skates features a young boy whose self-confidence is built with the help of his skates.