Set in the town of Wheelford, where bikes are the people, the series follows young motorcycle Ricky Zoom and his friends, Loop, Scootio and DJ. They are the “Bike Buddies” and together, have adventures in their community. Ricky dreams of becoming a rescue bike just like his parents and his idol, Steel Awesome.
Genre: CGI, Preschool Series Rights: Entertainment One First aired: June 2019 Seasons: Season 1 (52x11’), Season 2 (52x11’)
Created by: Alexander Bar (also Associate Producer)
Produced by: Entertainment One and Frog Box
Studios: Frog Box (France), TeamTO (France) and Maga Animation Studio (Italy)
Major broadcast partners
Netflix, Youku Kids & CCTV (China), Super RTL (Germany), Clan TV (Spain), Gulli (France), Nickelodeon (USA), RAI (Italy), Discovery Kids (Lat Am), Karusel (Russia), Milkshake & Nick Jr (UK), Treehouse (Canada), Spacetoon (Middle East & North Africa), Minika Cocuk (Turkey) and others
Major licensing partners
Currently a top 5 preschool show with boys on Nickelodeon in the US, #1 on Nick Jr. commercial kids’ channel in the UK, and the #1 show on Clan in Spain. Ricky Zoom is a top 3 show on Treehouse in Canada and consistently outperforms channel averages on RAI in Italy and across the LATAM region. In China, the series has garnered 425+ million views on streaming platform, YouKu.