Nickelodeon Latin America has unveiled the new scripted gaming series N00Bees, created by Enrique Pérez and produced by Mediapro’s 100Balas.
N00Bees follows a girl named Silvia as she helps her brother compete in an eSports championship along with their friends. The show will feature images from Mediapro’s Professional Videogames League. It will be produced in Spanish and customized to Portuguese.
N00Bees will be filmed in Bogota, Colombia, at Mediapro’s Televideo facility. The 60-episode series is set to begin production in April for delivery in Q3 2018. It will be distributed internationally by VIMN Americas.
“With the growing popularity of eSports and gaming among kids, we are delighted to partner with Mediapro to deliver this unique scripted series,” commented Tatiana Rodríguez, the senior VP/brand head of the Kids & Family Group at Nickelodeon Latin America. “Mediapro’s experience in the eSports industry—along with the series’ innovative storyline, engaging characters and on-trend gaming theme—is certain to make an impact with Nickelodeon’s audience in the region and create new fans in the process.”
Javier Méndez of Media Group noted: “We are especially excited with this project, which joins two different business areas of the group, content creation and eSports—a universe in which we’d like to have more presence every day. We will provide all our experience in both areas to ensure a successful and appealing product.”
“We are excited to add this new Nickelodeon project to our well-known portfolio of more than 1,000 hours of telenovela content for kids/teens,” added Guillermo Borensztein, the VP of content and co-productions for VIMN Americas. “Not only does this position us as one of the main producers and distributors of this genre, but also allows us to open new doors and generate added value proposals for our clients.”