Originally posted on Variety:
PARIS — Nickelodeon has snatched up U.S. rights to the first two seasons of the CG-animated reboot series “Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks.”
Delivered by Bagdasarian Productions and OuiDO! Productions, the series — comprising 104 episodes of 11 minutes each — is penned and directed by Janice Karman. Sales outfit PGS Entertainment handles worldwide rights outside France, where the series was acquired by M6.
Karman and her husband, Ross Bagdasarian, who own the franchise, also provided the voices and produced the series as well as the previous 1980s hit TV series and the three “Chipmunks” movies. Bagdasarian, Karman, Sandrine Nguyen, Boris Hertzog are exec producing.
“Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks” has been airing on Nickelodeon’s international channels since April and has topped ratings across 20 markets since its launch.
“I’m thrilled with the shows that Janice has created and excited to share them with our fans in the U.S.,” Bagdasarian said.
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