HBO Max acquires Love Monster
December 21, 2020
By Nik Roseveare
HBO Max has picked up the US rights to the preschool animation Love Monster, from Boat Rocker Studios’, a division of global media company Boat Rocker Media. Episodes are available immediately on the US streaming platform.
In the UK, the series premiered on CBeebies in January to great success. The series is based on the wonderfully waraward-winning preschool books of the same name by Rachel Bright.
In addition to HBO Max, multiple other international broadcast partners have come on board since launch, including ABC Australia, CBC Canada, RTE Ireland, YLE Finland, TVNZ New Zealand, MBC Middle East, Canal Panda Spain and Viu TV Hong Kong. Love Monster is a ground-breaking collaboration between BBC Children’s In-House Productions, Boat Rocker Studios, and Chinese entertainment company, UYoung. Boat Rocker Studios is managing the global content distribution and consumer products program for the franchise.