Omens Studios secures MediaCorp Singapore commission for new season of Counting with Paula

TV3 Catalonia picks up seasons 1-3 of hit animated pre-school show

Written by Georgie Dobie

Posted 18.05.2020 | Entertainment

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Award-winning animation company Omens Studios has secured a commission from MediaCorp Singapore for 60 new episodes of its hit pre-school animated series Counting With Paula, bringing the total number of episodes available to 300. With season 4 (60 x 11-minute episodes) recently delivered and airing on MediaCorp’s Channel 5 and MeWatch, a further 60 x 11-minute episodes (season 5) of the CGI animation are currently in production in 4K and set to be delivered in December 2020.

 Chi SIm Tang, CEO of Omens Studios, says: “With much of the world still on lockdown, parents and care-givers are looking for different and engaging ways to educate their children at home. Counting With Paula is fun, creative and educational and is loved by pre-schoolers around the globe. We’re excited to bring new episodes to Singapore with roll out internationally soon to follow.” 

In a separate deal, Omens Studios has sold seasons 1-3 of the global hit show to TV3 Catalonia in Spain. Counting With Paula is now available in over 23 territories airing on a variety of broadcast and OTT platforms including CCTV and iQiyi in China which currently air seasons 1-3 exclusively on free-to-air and OTT respectively. Other channels airing the show include Canal+, CJ ENM South Korea, Amazon Prime Video Worldwide, A+ Kids Israel and JeemTV Middle East with the show reaching audiences internationally across Asia, Europe, Russia and Australia. Seasons 4 and 5 are also now available for global sales. 

Aimed at children aged three to six, and available in English, Chinese, Spanish and Russian, Counting With Paula combines the best in entertainment and education, drawing on curricula from Singapore’s Ministry of Education and the US’ Common Core for K-5.  

Six-year-old Paula and her friends make learning about numeracy, literacy and social development skills fun, easy and entertaining. The series features Paula and her friends Tim, Billy, Chalkie, Calc and the Numbers as they go on exciting adventures to colourful and exotic places, where they solve problems and make new friends.  

With offices in Singapore, Malaysia, UK USA China and India, Omens Studios is an award-winning creator, co-producer, IP owner and distributor of animated TV series, short films, games and AR/VR and commercials.  


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