Sabbatical Entertainment has landed the distribution rights to the classic animated series, Cantinflas Show, whose new season is now in preproduction to premiere in

Sabbatical Entertainment announced it has acquired the distribution rights to the classic animated series, Cantinflas Show.

Veracruz Media, the worldwide owner of the rights to the series, expects the first new episodes in 40 years, to become available beginning in the Spring of 2023.

“We are thrilled to be in working with Veracruz Media. In addition to representing and distributing the classic and prestigious series, we are looking forward to expanding our relationship with the production of brand-new episodes. The new episodes will capture the essence of the brilliant original comedic icon and bring new life to this generational personality,” said Miguel Somoza – CEO, Sabbatical.

“Very few distributors understand the emotional connection that this iconic character has with generations of fans which is why Veracruz Media is excited to team up with Sabbatical Entertainment for the distribution of the beloved Mexican animation classic Cantinflas Show. We believe that the new episodes will be eagerly anticipated by nostalgic parents alongside a whole new, young, and international audience for great, multi-language, family enjoyment”, added Yolanda Machado – Manager, Veracruz Media.

Market response has been strong, as Sabbatical has already landed deals for the series with Vix and PLUTO, among other leading video-on-demand or streaming platforms.