Pirata & Capitano has been scooped up by Discover Family Channel, making its debut in the US on 16 June.
The CGI animated series from Millimages follows Pirata as she travels the Great Sea at the helm of her ship the Pink Skull with her loyal crew in search of adventure, alongside her best friend Capitano, who flies a red seaplane and joins them on their nautical explorations.
Co-produced by national public broadcasters France Télévisions and Italy's Rai, the 52 x 11-minute series currently airs around the world.
It airs on France 5 (France), Tiji (France), Rai Yoyo (Italy), Channel 5- Milkshake (UK), SVT (Sweden), YLE (Finland), RUV (Iceland), CJ Tooniverse (South Korea), TV3 (Spain), Gloob (Brazil), Bein (Middle East), Canal+ (Poland), Gulli (Russia), D-Smart (Turkey), MTVA (Hungary), ETV (Estonia), ERT (Greece), LTV (Lativa), Balapan (Kazakhstan), and more.
In the UK the show is the second most watched program on Channel 5’s kids’ block Milkshake.
Season 2 (52 x 11min) is already in production and is set for delivery in Q1 2020.