Gulli In France Acquires Free TV Rights To Adventure Time And The Amazing World Of Gumball
Lagardère Active and France Télévisions, the owners of French children’s channel, Gulli, have acquired the free TV broadcasting rights for Adventure Time and The Amazing World of Gumball. Gulli is a free-to-air channel available on France’s TNT Digital Terrestrial service. Both The Amazing World of Gumball and Adventure Time will air on Gulli from 2016.
Pierre Branco, VP & General Manager for Turner for Southern Europe and Africa, made this statement (translated) about the Gumball and Adventure Time broadcasting deal:
“The arrival of Cartoon Network Studios productions on free-to-air is a tremendous opportunity for Turner. This allows us to expose the incredible creativity of our show creators and the talent of our teams. It also offers our properties an additional exposure window which will benefit the development of our franchises in France. We are confident that our original productions will meet a huge success with Gulli’s viewers as it’s already the case on Cartoon Network.”