China snuggles up with 72 Cutest Animals

China snuggles up with 72 Cutest Animals


Sydney, Australia: ABC Commercial today announced a deal with China’s national broadcaster Central Cooperation International Co. Ltd., for the hit factual series 72 Cutest Animals (12 x 30’).

The two-year deal will see the adorable series broadcast on the network’s documentary channel CCTV9, and comes ahead of ATF 2017 this week, where ABC Commercial is showcasing its exciting slate of new programs to the Asian market.

“72 Cutest Animals continues to charm audiences globally with its unique combination of fascinating facts and an adorable cast”, said Jessica Ellis, Head of ABC Content Sales and Distribution. “This deal with CCTV9 shows ABC Commercial’s ongoing commitment to delivering incredible content and strengthening its presence in the Asian market”.

“We are very happy to be working with ABC Commercial in delivering this wonderful program to our audience, and we are confident they will love it,” said Xin LU, CEO of Central Cooperation International Co. Ltd.

Packed with amazing scientific facts, 72 Cutest Animals is visually-stunning countdown that investigates the cutest animals on the planet from koalas to bats, and uncovers the unusual characteristics that actually make an animal cute.

ABC Commercial returns to ATF 2017 as part of the Australia Pavillion (stand L08) to showcase new programs including international medical drama Pulse (8 x 60’); cutting-edge science series Catalyst (9 x 60’); and the latest series from the Wiggles, Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle (26 x 22’).