December 20, 2016, GLENDALE, CA – ZAG expands its broadcast reach in the USA with a new Netflix deal for its #1 animated action-comedy series, Miraculous™ - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir. On Tuesday, December 20th, Netflix will debut the first episode of Season 2 with the Miraculous™ - Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Christmas Special, a special premiere for the American market.
Additionally, Netflix has acquired the USA SVOD (streaming video on demand) rights to Seasons 1-3 of Zag’s Miraculous Ladybug (78 x 22-minute episodes), where the full Season 1 will premiere on February 14th, 2017 and Season 2 is expected to launch June 2017.
“This expansion is a response to the high demand and changing lifestyles of our huge, digitally-savvy global fan community who pushed Miraculous to #2 ranking on Tumblr TV 2016 with over 5.6MM posts. Our “Miraculers” want access to their beloved show anytime. In most of the world, Miraculous ranks #1 for girls and kids, with an evident and growing family audience,” said Jeremy Zag, CEO and Founder of ZAG.
ABOUT MIRACULOUS™ – Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
The time is now. The city is Paris. Two amazing heroes, Ladybug and Cat Noir, stand to protect its citizens against evildoers. But can this uncanny duo continue to keep their city safe from ne'er-do-wells and get their homework in on time?! That's right. Ladybug and Cat Noir are actually Marinette and Adrien, two young students with super-secret lives filled with super-awesome excitement and a fair bit of young love!
ZAG, a privately held firm founded by Jeremy Zag, specializes in the creation and global distribution of kids and family entertainment franchises such as Miraculous™ - Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir. ZAG's multiple focus on the production of high-quality CGI animated and hybrid (live action and animation) feature films, TV series and games with a 360 approach including digital content and music. Zag's animated TV division, Zagtoon, was created in 2009, and has produced over 200 half-hours of original content which air on major broadcast channels worldwide. Other divisions include its Feature Film division, ZAG Animation Studios (Joint-venture created in 2014 with Michael Barnathan and Chris Columbus), ZAG Digital and ZAG Records.
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