For the first time in their 25 years of international success, quintessential Australian children’s entertainers The Wiggles will soon reach all corners of the globe.
Building on their huge popularity and growth in their home territory on ABC KIDS and with recent content acquisitions from TV3 in Ireland, DD National in India, Playkids and now Netflix; children worldwide can immerse themselves in wiggly fun with the The Wiggles, Ready, Steady, Wiggle series.
Paul Field, Managing Director, The Wiggles, said, “This is an exciting time for The Wiggles with our broadcast reach extending to another 190 countries. The Wiggles are now able to entertain and educate children everywhere. We are also very excited about the possibility of new growth frontiers around the world including touring opportunities in territories we haven’t been to in many years and renewed licensing potential.”
The Wiggles appeal is international for they value and respect children. Because the material they present continues to focus so precisely on children’s interests and needs, their success seems well set to continue into the future.
Robert Patterson, Director, ABC Commercial, said, “To have worked with The Wiggles for the past 25 years has been a privilege, to see the extent of their reach globally and to continue to produce high quality entertaining content for preschoolers is exciting – we release a range of products to watch, listen or play on multiple platforms and will continue to do so for many years.”
Anthony Field, the founder of The Wiggles and proud Blue Wiggle says, “This has been the dream for Emma, Lachy, Simon and I, for The Wiggles to share music, fun and laughter with children everywhere.”