Ubisoft has just announced a deal with Nickelodeon to take one of their zaniest creations to the small screen.
The Rabbids have been sending us into fits of giggles since their first appearance in Rayman Raving Rabbids way back in 2006. They are, simply put, insane and it wasn’t long before their popularity began to match, if not exceed, that of supposed star Rayman. Check out some of their choice antics.
Now, they’re set to get their very own TV series with Nickelodeon securing global broadcast rights (excluding France) for 78 seven minute CG episodes which will be produced inhouse at Ubisoft. The will air beginning 2013.
“Nickelodeon is one of the world’s leading entertainment brands for children and families, and Ubisoft is thrilled to be partnering with Nickelodeon to deliver unique television programming to its viewers,” said Jean-Julien Baronnet, chief executive officer of Ubisoft Motion Pictures. “As the world’s most recognized entertainment brand for children and families, Nickelodeon is the perfect vehicle to share the zany Rabbids characters and their crazy adventures with television audiences around the globe. This partnership represents a major milestone in Ubisoft’s strategy to expand its brands to new media, thereby attracting new audiences to its games.”
More on Rabbids – the series as we get it.