Enjoying the ride: Saban Brand’s Elie Dekel (left), Marvista’s Fernando Szew, Saban Brand’s Kirk Bloomgarden and Nicklodeon’s Jules Borkent

Territories covered by the deal include Germany, the Benelux, the UK and Ireland, Latin America, Australia andNew Zealand. Nick will start airing the  40 new Power Rangers Samurai episodes internationally in May. MarVista CEO Fernando Szew said: “Power Rangers Samurai is already a proven hit on Nick US, and both MarVista and Saban Brands are deeply gratified to expand the relationship with Nick.”

Jules Borkent, senior vice-president of global acquisitions and international programming at Nickelodeon, added:“Nick’s global reach and prowess, together with the popularity and brand awareness of Power Rangers Samurai, makes for a fantastic partnership.”

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